Just when you think you’ve exhausted your Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or Disney+ options... anyone up for a bit of Aussie tele?

Netflix

  • Ask the Doctor (TV Series: factual): From allergies to diet to sleep, three friendly doctors share expert advice, bust medical myths and test the latest treatments
  • Glitch (TV Series: supernatural drama): A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when seven local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form.
  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (Stand up comedy): Australian comic Hannah Gadsby reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations on gender, sexuality and childhood turmoil.
  • The Letdown (TV Series: comedy): Audrey, mother of a 2-month-old, joins a new-parents support group, where she makes some quirky friends facing various challenges and life changes.
  • Offspring (TV Series: medical comedy drama): A Melbourne obstetrician in her thirties struggles with the increasingly chaotic family, romantic and professional aspects of her life in this drama.
  • Pacific Heat (TV Series: animated adult comedy): In this animated satire, a covert squad of operatives short on smarts but long on confidence tackles crime on the glitzy Gold Coast of Australia.
  • Outback Truckers (TV Series: reality): Australia's toughest big-rig drivers brave wildfires, scorching deserts, treacherous downpours and chassis-deep mud to deliver their cargo on time.
  • Secret City (TV Series: spy fiction): Based on the sci-fi novels of Vadim Panov about "the other" Moscow where in parallel reality the last representatives of the disappeared civilizations live. For thousands of years in the territory of Moscow there existed another - the Secret City, inhabited by those who ruled long before humans. 

Amazon Prime

  • A Place to Call Home (TV Series - period drama): A thoroughly addictive drama brimming with secrets, passion, romance, and intrigue, A Place to Call Home explores the ties that hold families together and the betrayals that can tear them apart.
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Movie): Resplendent in flamboyant ballgowns, looking down over the vast red Australian desert: for three showgirls it was the dream of a lifetime, a four week cabaret engagement in Alice Springs. The problem is simply getting there intact, along with their bus Priscilla.
  • Glitch (TV Series: supernatural drama): A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when seven local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form.
  • The Kettering Incident (TV Series: thriller): Anna Macy (played by Elizabeth Debicki) is a highly-regarded doctor, working at a hospital in London. Suffering from frequent headaches and other ill-health, she returns to her home town of Kettering, Tasmania. She left the town under a cloud 15 years earlier after her best friend Gillian disappeared. Back now, she finds that the old animosities remain. Moreover, the strange phenomena that accompanied Gillian's disappearance remain and another girl has disappeared.
  • Lantana (Movie): Psychiatrist Valerie Somers disappears one night; Det. Leon Zat is called to investigate; his wife has been getting advice from Somers.
  • McLeod's Daughters (TV series: drama): When Jack McLeod passes away, his two daughters inherit Drovers Run, a vast cattle ranch in the Australian outback. Ultimately, Tess and Claire decide to run the ranch together, with their housekeeper, Meg, her teenage daughter, Jodi, and a local girl, Becky. Their lives are hard and the obstacles many, but the rewards are every bit as grand as the wild open land they've inherited.
  • Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV Series: drama): In 1920s Melbourne, the Honorable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous "lady detective" goes about her work with a pistol close at hand--and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer.
  • Mystery Road (TV Series: suspense): Two-time Oscar® nominee Judy Davis (Feud, Life with Judy Garland) and award-winning actor Aaron Pedersen (Jack Irish) star in this Acorn TV Original drama set in the Australian outback. When two boys go missing from a cattle station, Detective Jay Swan (Pedersen) teams up with local cop Emma James (Davis) to investigate. But solving the mystery could expose other crimes that haunt the remote town.
  • Neighbours (TV Series: soap opera): One of the world's most popular television programmes, Neighbours has been a smash hit since it first aired in Australia in 1985. Set in the mythical suburb of Erinsborough, Neighbours is an entertaining daily serial which revolves around the lives of the families that live on Ramsey Street.
  • Outback (Documentary): Journey with the people and animals of Australia’s Kimberley region in North West Australia: a vast, rugged and remote wilderness, bursting with character (also available on PBS).
  • People of the Vines (TV series - documentary): Meet all the characters of the Barossa, Australia's most celebrated wine land. From the smallest estates battling the elements to ripen grapes, to the rollercoaster adventure of navigating the biggest brands, there's never a dull moment when we throw open the doors of six wineries to reveal what really goes on during the most stressful time of the year: harvest.
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (Movie): This sensual and striking chronicle of a disappearance and its aftermath put director Peter Weir on the map and helped usher in a new era of Australian cinema. Based on an acclaimed 1967 novel by Joan Lindsay, Picnic at Hanging Rock concerns a small group of students from an all-female college who vanish, along with a chaperone, while on a St. Valentine's Day outing.
  • Rabbit Proof Fence (Movie): At a time when it was Australian government policy to train aboriginal children as domestic workers and integrate them into white society, young Molly Craig decides to lead her little sister and cousin in a daring escape from their internment camp.
  • Secret City (TV Series: spy fiction): Based on the sci-fi novels of Vadim Panov about "the other" Moscow where in parallel reality the last representatives of the disappeared civilizations live. For thousands of years in the territory of Moscow there existed another - the Secret City, inhabited by those who ruled long before humans. 
  • Sweet Country (Movie): Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self defense and goes on the run as posse gathers to hunt him down. Festival favorite of Venice, Toronto, and Sundance.
  • The Tracker (Movie): The Tracker has the job of pursuing the Fugitive, an aborigine who is suspected of murdering a white woman, as he leads three mounted policemen: the Fanatic, the Follower and also the Veteran across the outback.
  • Walkabout (Movie): A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to cope in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg. Along the way, they meet a young aborigine on his "walkabout," a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone.

Hulu

  • Australia (Movie): Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman star in this sweeping epic about an English woman who finds tragedy, danger and passion in Australia
  • All Saints (TV Series): All Saints is an Australian medical drama focused on the nursing staff of Ward 17.
  • The Beautiful Lie (TV Series): A series about love and all that goes with it; family and fidelity, seduction, commitment, jealousy, envy, obligation and mad passion. Love that saves and love that destroys. Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is the greatest ever relationship drama. 'The Beautiful Lie' is a re-imagining of this story set in contemporary middle-class life, exploring the love-lives of both 'happy' and 'unhappy' families in all their mess and grandeur.
  • Bloom (TV Series - mystery, drama): A year after a devastating flood has killed five locals in an idyllic country town, a mysterious new plant appears. The plant's phenomenal ability to restore youth is so formidable that attempting to harness it means re-evaluating values.
  • Bondi Harvest (TV Series - cooking): Guy Turland brings his popular online cooking show to the television screen with his trademark fresh seasonal flavors. Guy, a local chef, surfer and free diver shows us his unique blend of healthy, fresh and simple cooking inspired by the Aussie beach lifestyle. Bondi Harvest is a cooking show for anyone who loves tasty food that also happens to be healthy. Guy takes us through the perfect summer menu for balance and freshness - with recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From classic Aussie barbecues to cafe quality breakfasts at home, Guy shows how easy it can be to make better food choices without substituting on flavor and still having time to go for a surf.
  • City Homicide (TV Series - crime drama): A committed and resourceful team of fearless homicide cops investigate action-packed murder mysteries and solve them with hard work, intuition and panache.
  • Offspring (TV series: medical comedy drama): A Melbourne obstetrician in her thirties struggles with the increasingly chaotic family, romantic and professional aspects of her life in this drama.

For the Joeys (kids)