This series was about the wide variety of cases dealt with by the Criminal Investigation and Uniform branches at Melbourne's fictional Yarra Central police station.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1975   1974   1973   1972   1971   1970   … See all »
7 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Homicide (1964–1977)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The show was about crimes and cases actioned by the Victorian (Australia) homicide squad, with many cases based of real cases.

Stars: Leonard Teale, George Mallaby, John Fegan
Matlock Police (1971–1976)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Policing in a small rural town ...early 70's popular in its day

Stars: Vic Gordon, Paul Cronin, Michael Pate
The Sullivans (1976–1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Follows the Sullivan family during the Second World War.

Stars: Lorraine Bayly, John Bowman, Marcella Burgoyne
Against the Wind (TV Mini-Series 1978)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to... See full summary »

Stars: Mary Larkin, Kerry McGuire, Jon English
A Country Practice (1981–1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Follow the highs and lows of the townsfolk of Wandin Valley. This fictional drama TV series revolves around the daily happenings of a 'small town', rural Australian hospital, its doctors ... See full summary »

Stars: Shane Porteous, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond
Cop Shop (1977–1983)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Life in a suburban police station.

Stars: Peter Adams, Paula Duncan, Gregory Ross
Kingswood Country (1980–1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Ted Bullpitt's most precious possession is his Kingswood Holden car. He objects when his son, or his son-in-law, wants to drive the car and keeps the keys hidden. He is also unimpressed ... See full summary »

Stars: Ross Higgins, Peter Fisher, Laurel McGowan
Married with Children (1987–1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous.

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Gerard Kennedy ...
 Det. Sgt. Frank Banner / ... (301 episodes, 1969-1975)
Chuck Faulkner ...
 Det. Snr. Sgt. Keith Vickers / ... (301 episodes, 1969-1975)
Frank Taylor ...
 Sgt. Scotty MacLeod / ... (301 episodes, 1969-1975)
Terence Donovan ...
 Sen. Det. Mick Peters / ... (301 episodes, 1969-1975)
Patricia Smith ...
 WPC Margaret Stewart / ... (239 episodes, 1969-1974)
Ted Hamilton ...
 Const. Kevin Dwyer / ... (227 episodes, 1969-1974)
Edit

Storyline

This series was about the wide variety of cases dealt with by the Criminal Investigation and Uniform branches at Melbourne's fictional Yarra Central police station.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 March 1969 (Australia)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(300 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The series was originally intended to be set in St Kilda, with some of the sets constructed being replicas of the charge counter and Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) room at the St Kilda police station. When the St Kilda City Council objected to the series and claimed that it would do great harm to the property values and image of the suburb, the series concept was changed and it was set in the fictitious suburb of Yarra Central. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Top Gear Australia: Outback Odyssey (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Power Drive
(uncredited)
Performed by Group Forty Orchestra
Composed by Johnny Pearson
[Theme]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A classic police drama set in Yarra Central Police Station, Melbourne
1 February 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I am so disappointed that I have to wait till 3 am (to 4am) to watch repeats of this old Australian police drama series. It is just as entertaining now as it was back then. We return back to black & white colour and the slower pace of Australian life in Melbourne. It is so cool to see the cars and fashion of the late 60's and early to mid 70's and the genuine Aussie characters, many of whom having appeared in other Aussie shows. It is also fun to note and compare the changes in law today. The cops really make this show. I enjoy watching these repeats so much, and as I said earlier, disappointed at the late 3 am start. It would be a lot better deal if the money-hungry "Quizmania" was scrapped and Division 4 brought forward to the 12 to 12.30 am time slot. With 300 by 50 minute episodes this series would be very welcome on DVD. I hope other viewers feel the same. Perhaps we might see a DVD release in the future.


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Division 4 bvwilson
Discuss Division 4 (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page