Australian Web-Series, Shows & Films You Should Watch On Netflix If You Haven’t Yet!
Netflix is one of the most leading online streaming platform. The OTT platform provides quality entertainment with unique themes and intriguing concepts. In today’s world, if we say that the best and easiest source of entertainment is Netflix, so it won’t wrong. As not only this is the cheapest source of quality entertainment. But also it provides entertainment whenever you want and wherever you are. As it is easy accessible. The worldwide loved steaming platform, Netflix is also one of the most famous and popular streaming services in Australia. It has number of subscribers there also, as people move away from traditional free-to-air TV and mindless fix programming. The beauty of Netflix is that it has content from the different countries of the world in one place which encourages us to know each another culturally.
The platform is also constantly updating and expanding its library to deliver even more exciting content, both Original and licensed. We love to watch Australian web-series and films because of variety of genre, unique stories, intriguing concepts, strong plot and of-course phenomenal flawless performances of actors. There are also some popular Australian original web-series and licensed shows to watch. If you are looking for Australian Films and Web-Series to witness something exciting, intriguing and interesting. So for you, we listened down the films and original series available on Netflix. Which you should watch, if you haven’t yet.
Glitch (TV series)
An Australian television show, Glitch premiered on 9 July 2015 on ABC. The series is set in the fictional country town of Yoorana, Victoria. In the town, a police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when seven people who return from the dead in perfect health but with no memory. No one in the town knows why.
- Starring: Patrick Brammall, Genevieve O’Reilly, Emma Booth
- Creators: Tony Ayres, Louise Fox
Based on the best-selling novels The Marmalade Files, The Mandarin Code, and The Shadow Game by Chris Uhlmann and Steve Lewis, Secret City is a political thriller TV series. A relentless muckraker pushes for truth and transparency in Australia’s corridors of political power, despite threats to her life and career. On June 5, 2016, It premiered on Foxtel’s Showcase, and on Netflix internationally on 26 June 2018.
- Starring: Anna Torv, Jacki Weaver, Dan Wyllie
- Creators: Matchbox Pictures and Foxtel
Produced by Hoodlum Entertainment, The eight-part series is written and created by Stephen M. Irwin and Leigh McGrath. It follows the story of a former criminal Ex-con Cal McTeer who returns to her hometown, the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes ashore, she must uncover the town’s secrets while investigating its strange inhabitants, who are a group of dangerous siren–human hybrids called “Tidelanders”.
- Starring: Charlotte Best, Elsa Pataky, Aaron Jakubenko, Marco Pigossi, Richard Davies, Mattias Inwood
- Creators: Stephen M. Irwin and Leigh McGrath
Launched on ABC on 1 March 2020, The series is partly inspired by the real-life story of Cornelia Rau. She was an Australian permanent resident who unlawfully detained under the Australian Government’s mandatory detention program. Centres on four strangers — a woman on the run, a brave refugee, a driven bureaucrat and a struggling dad — intersect at an Australian immigration detention center.
- Starring: Yvonne Strahovski, Jai Courtney, Cate Blanchett
- Creators: Cate Blanchett, Elise McCredie, Tony Ayres
Produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, Rake first aired on ABC1 in 2010. Richard Roxburgh portrayed main lead role of Rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but self-destructive Sydney barrister, defending a usually guilty client. While Cleaver Greene is a brilliant and driven attorney, he’s also an ex-druggie, a current gambling addict and loathed by many of his colleagues. The series has five commercially and critically successful seasons. The show also aired in the US on DirecTV’s Audience Network.
- Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Kate Box
- Creators: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet
Love on the Spectrum
Produced by Northern Pictures for the ABC, Love on the Spectrum is reality television show. Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating is even more complicated. It consists of five episodes. The show gained commercial and critical acclaim as well.
- Starring: Brooke Satchwell
- Creators: Northern Pictures
Premiered on the Seven Network in Australia on 9 February 2016, the first season of Wanted consisted of six episodes. Polar-opposite strangers Lola and Chelsea become partners on the run when they witness a murder involving dirty cops. They escape but are caught up in a larger criminal conspiracy, and go on the run across Australia in a vehicle filled with cash. They are chased by criminals and corrupt police, being able to trust only each other.
- Starring: Rebecca Gibney, Geraldine Hakewill, Kerry Fox
- Creators: Rebecca Gibney, Richard Bell
Created by Jonathan Gavin and Imogen Banks, Sisters follows the story of Julia Bechly. Her dad’s deathbed confession leads Julia to discover she has more than 100 brothers and two sisters: troubled TV star Roxy and uptight lawyer Edie.
- Starring: Lucy Durack, Antonia Prebble, Maria Angelico
- Creators: Jonathan Gavin, Imogen Banks
First broadcast on ABC3, Four disparate teen boys who would otherwise never be friends return from a school trip to find themselves in a parallel world where they don’t exist.
- Starring: Dougie Baldwin, Joel Lok, Rahart Adams, Matt Testro
- Creators: Tony Ayres
I Am Mother
I Am Mother is an Australian science fiction thriller film. Directed by Grant Sputore, from a screenplay by Michael Lloyd Green, it based on a story by Grant Sputore and Michael Lloyd Green. It stars Clara Rugaard, Luke Hawker, Rose Byrne, and Hilary Swank. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on 25 January 2019. Netflix released it on 7 June 2019. Following humanity’s mass extinction, a teen raised alone by a maternal droid finds her entire world shaken when she encounters another human.
- Starring: Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne, Hilary Swank
- Creators: Grant Sputore
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