Home and Away is an Australian serial drama that chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heartbreaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia. It has aired on Seven Network Australia since 17th January 1988. Home and Away has seen many former cast move on to international careers including Heath ledger, Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Kwanten, Isla Fisher, Julian McMahon, Simon Baker, Guy Pearce, Naomi Watts, Danni Minogue and Isabel Lucas. After 30 years on air, Home and Away is still a top performer for Seven, ranking in the Top 10 programmes nationally Mon-Thurs. Distributed by Endemol Shine International Home and Away 30 Seasons - Ongoing Production Year: 1988 - Present Scripted