The series follows the life of Helen Tremain, the Remote Area Nurse, charged with providing medical services to the remote Torres Strait Islanders community.

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Series cast summary:
Susie Porter ...  Helen Tremaine 6 episodes, 2006
Charles Passi Charles Passi ...  Russ Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Billy Mitchell Billy Mitchell ...  Robbo 6 episodes, 2006
Charles Asai Charles Asai ...  Moses 6 episodes, 2006
Norah Bagiri Norah Bagiri ...  Lucy 6 episodes, 2006
Jimi Bani Jimi Bani ...  Solomon Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Peta Brady Peta Brady ...  Lindy Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Luke Carroll Luke Carroll ...  Paul / ... 6 episodes, 2006
Tarnee Fauid Tarnee Fauid ...  Esther Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Margaret Harvey Margaret Harvey ...  Nancy Gaibui / ... 6 episodes, 2006
Moses Kaddy Moses Kaddy ...  Doug Augustus 6 episodes, 2006
Fred Kebisu Fred Kebisu ...  Amos 6 episodes, 2006
Belford Lui Belford Lui ...  Mick Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Nazir Manai Nazir Manai ...  Grace Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Warren Mene Warren Mene ...  Charles 6 episodes, 2006
Dan Mosby Dan Mosby ...  Mr. Ted 6 episodes, 2006
Melora Mosby Melora Mosby ...  Rhianna Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Elsie Passi Elsie Passi ...  Mrs. Ted 6 episodes, 2006
Santa Marina Rodgers Santa Marina Rodgers ...  Mrs. Augustus 6 episodes, 2006
Bruce Spence ...  Vince 6 episodes, 2006
Savannah Taylor Savannah Taylor ...  Faith Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Merwez Whaleboat Merwez Whaleboat ...  Bernadette Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
Serai Zaro Serai Zaro ...  Ina Gaibui 6 episodes, 2006
John Brumpton ...  George 5 episodes, 2006
Gabriel Ingui Gabriel Ingui ...  Tuuks 5 episodes, 2006
Tristan Bancks Tristan Bancks ...  Grub 4 episodes, 2006
Matilda Billy Matilda Billy ...  Mary 4 episodes, 2006
John Binawell John Binawell ...  Cluster manager 4 episodes, 2006
Andrew Buchanan Andrew Buchanan ...  Jim Kouvros 4 episodes, 2006
Aaron Fa'aoso ...  Eddie Gaibui 4 episodes, 2006
Daniel Feuerriegel ...  Ben 4 episodes, 2006
Gail Mabo Gail Mabo ...  Judy 4 episodes, 2006
Thomas Mabo Thomas Mabo ...  Councillor 4 episodes, 2006
Bertha Mosby Bertha Mosby ...  Daisy 4 episodes, 2006
Ned Mosby Ned Mosby ...  Rob Gaibui 4 episodes, 2006
Cynthia Nai Cynthia Nai ...  Mother with baby 4 episodes, 2006
Melita Nai Melita Nai ...  Ella 4 episodes, 2006
Phoebe Odo Phoebe Odo ...  Maria David 4 episodes, 2006
Louisa Taylor Louisa Taylor ...  Myrtle 4 episodes, 2006
Nicole Taylor Nicole Taylor ...  Interviewing RAN 4 episodes, 2006
Elizabeth Warria Elizabeth Warria ...  Amos' mother 4 episodes, 2006
Felix Williamson ...  Dr. John Bourke 4 episodes, 2006
Alana Achterberg Alana Achterberg ...  Girl - Tuuks' mate 3 episodes, 2006
Patrick Ahwang Patrick Ahwang ...  Giddy Gaibui 3 episodes, 2006
Andrew Billy Andrew Billy ...  Bleeding man 3 episodes, 2006
Desmond Billy Desmond Billy ...  Teenage boy 3 episodes, 2006
Kathleen Binawell Kathleen Binawell ...  Mrs. Watia 3 episodes, 2006
Allison Cratchley ...  Jenny 3 episodes, 2006
Deborah Kennedy ...  Departing RAN 3 episodes, 2006
Dorothy Messa Dorothy Messa ...  Sharna 3 episodes, 2006
April Mosby April Mosby ...  Girl With Sore Eye 3 episodes, 2006
Francis Nai Jr. Francis Nai Jr. ...  Boy - Tuuks' mate 3 episodes, 2006
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Helen Tremaine returns to a remote island in Australia's far north Torres Strait where she had previously worked as the Remote Area Nurse (aka RAN). Helen has a talent for breaking rules and taking on the bureaucracy. That, along with local politics, love affairs and a savage outbreak of Dengue Fever, RAN draws you into the world of a woman who yearns to belong, and a community who love her but want her gone. Filmed entirely on location on Masig Island in the Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia.

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A tropical island, a white nurse, a powerful family and the year that changed her life

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Official Sites:

SBS [Australia]

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2006 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

A sziget nővére See more »

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AUD6,434,971 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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