Ben's daughter Emma sets about getting her dad and Maggie together but she has to get rid of PJ first. Jack is also troubled after his routine roadworthy check of a semi-trailer puts its driver off the road and out of a job unless the driver can finds $20,000.
Constable Joanna Parrish arrives by arresting a couple before she can put on a uniform. She then has to deal with a complaint, being sued and an ex-boyfriend who will not take no for an answer. Then things get nasty.
People are being assaulted and it all revolves around one sleazy politician. Maggie has to make a decision and as more people find out what's happened, they are angry and also determined to find the culprit and the truth.
A gay man turns up at the police station looking for his missing partner who had returned looking for reconciliation with his parents. Maggie has to deal with her father and his new fiancée and a revelation.
When a crooked cop is arrested, on the news a list points to two people in Mount Thomas, one a serving police officer. As tongues wag, there is also a drug problem at the local high school and problems for one teacher.
Strange characters are appearing on this full moon and starry night. Dancing at a club leads to tension between PJ, Maggie and Ben. Tom has a heart to heart and a stranger has words of wisdom for others at the pub.
Ben's daughter comes for a visit and then there's a case of mushrooms poisoning people and this leads the police to locals and a commune. But when people clam up and more people get sick, this can only lead to disaster.
There's a big game on and everyone is looking to Jack to win for Mt. Thomas. Marnie Sommers is accused of stealing , she and Jack keep running into each other. With the game and the Marnie's family issues, Jack is in the thick of it.
Tom pulls troublemaker Tim from Rabbit Creek, but gives him last rites, the paramedic also pronounces him dead. When Tim comes back to life, everyone sees Tom as a miracle healer and Tim's life is also changed driving both up the wall.
Travis Watson is out of prison and is rubbing PJ up the wrong way. As Travis helps the police and they start to defend him, only PJ does not trust Travis. Is Travis trying to rebuild his life or is he up to something?
There's been an armed robbery at the race course, as suspicion falls on the likely candidates and evidence is found, and people confess, who is guilty and who is protecting whom, with a baby on the way and a sick young man?
Three vehicles, one a bus, are involved in a major road traffic accident with more than fifty people involved. But it's not over when all the emergency services turn up, as a new threat emerges that will test them all.
The Fordham's have vicious arguments that bring their daughter Amy into the firing line and bring out the police on more than one occasion. Amy has had enough and the police have to deal with this and crimes at the Fordham's business.
With the turn of the millennium descending and the threat of blackouts, people are arming themselves for a potential doomsday scenario. And a survivalist family has run-ins with the police, each incident getting worse than the one before.