The troubled lives of struggling indigenous Australians in the tough, rundown neighborhood of the inner suburb of Redfern in Sydney.




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Series cast summary:
Wayne Blair ...  Aaron Davis 5 episodes, 2012-2013
Leon Stripp Leon Stripp ...  Arresting Officer / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2013
Richard Green ...  Nathan 3 episodes, 2012-2013
Jenny Munro Jenny Munro ...  Aunty Jill / ... 3 episodes, 2012-2013
Ursula Yovich ...  Nic Shields 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Lisa Flanagan Lisa Flanagan ...  Allie 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Leah Purcell ...  Grace 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Deborah Mailman ...  Lorraine 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Marley Sharp Marley Sharp ...  Eddie Shields 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Dean Daley-Jones Dean Daley-Jones ...  Indigo 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Stephen Curry ...  Ryan Hobbs 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Rarriwuy Hick Rarriwuy Hick ...  Robyn Davis 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Aaron L. McGrath ...  Joel Shields 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Bruce R. Carter ...  Derek Jackson 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Tessa Rose ...  Coral 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Rhimi Johnson Page Rhimi Johnson Page ...  Danny Blain 2 episodes, 2012
Katherine Beckett Katherine Beckett ...  Tenile 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Trisha Morton-Thomas Trisha Morton-Thomas ...  Aunty Mona / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Ewen Leslie ...  Mr. Parish 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Madeleine Madden ...  Chloe 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Mirrabee Penrith Mirrabee Penrith ...  Sonny 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Leonie Whyman Leonie Whyman ...  Selene 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Bob Baines ...  Inspector Giles / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Cramer Cain ...  Jumpy 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Alec Doomadgee Alec Doomadgee ...  Koorioke Announcer / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Deborah Jones ...  Ambulance Officer 2 / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Mark Saunders Mark Saunders ...  Neal 2 episodes, 2012
Jesse Guivarra Jesse Guivarra ...  Dancer 2 / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Victoria Kennedy Victoria Kennedy ...  Card Player #1 / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Alfred Coolwell Alfred Coolwell ...  Neal 2 episodes, 2013
Gareth Williams Gareth Williams ...  Custody Officer 2 episodes, 2012
Arana Mundine Arana Mundine ...  Donna 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Glenn Millanta Glenn Millanta ...  Officer Abbott / ... 2 episodes, 2013


The troubled lives of struggling indigenous Australians in the tough, rundown neighborhood of the inner suburb of Redfern in Sydney.

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Caren Pistorius was nominated for a 2014 TV Week Logie Award in the Most Popular New Talent category for her role as Janine Myles in Redfern Now (2012). See more »

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In your face drama, you can't turn blinders too

Some Aussie shows, I take like a duck to water. Redfern Now is one of those shows. It's extremely well acted, especially the last one I saw, involving family rape, where the Aunt who copped it after the daughter, was so believable, in the wake of her ordeal, her horror aftermath, thanks to serial rapist (Hayes). The players are mostly an unknown cast of indigenous folk, but what a great pool of talent. They're all so good, where I really like Wayne Blair's cop character, especially in the last one, trying hard to let his personal opinions get in the way. In my opinion, this great acting stature all deserve recognition. I've never seen such high acting calibre from black folk. These are the people budding acting students need as tutors. The first episode I ever caught, involved a homosexual black, where his lover, was on a life support, and Noni Hazelhurst was the mother, again excellent of course, where she didn't want the plug pulled, and after it was, it created such major conflict, and a claustrophobic atmosphere between the warring parties, with such ferocity in Noni's character, drawing similarities to her A Place To Call Home, not her character, but intentions. It was kind of freaky. The latest episode I saw- the rape one, was really smart in how it manipulated the viewer, to it's conclusion, letting us think the worst. Redfern Now isn't just a good show, it's real life, and like real life, things can get ugly. Redfern Now, is a show, you must watch now. If you didn't know, Redfern is an inner city suburb, of Sydney, the west neighboring suburb of Surry Hills. You should visit it sometime.

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