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Australian kids show - did I imagine it?

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Glowbug59 Mon 30-Jan-17 19:55:21

Hi, this has been bugging me for some time. I've googled a lot but still can't find this programme so I wonder if anyone here might remember it.

I think I remember watching an Australian kids show in late 80s / early 90s. It was a bit dark / spooky. I think it was set in early settler times, they didn't live in proper houses and there was a school in this settlement.

That's all I remember! Does it ring any bells with anyone? I know it's a long shot. Thanks!

CondensedMilkSarnies Mon 30-Jan-17 19:57:15

Was it Seven Little Australians ? One of the girls died falling out of a tree .

Matildatoldsuchdreadfullies Mon 30-Jan-17 19:59:01

Children of Fire Mountain? Set in New Zealand, not Australia, but definitely early settlers.

VeryPunny Mon 30-Jan-17 19:59:10

Round th Twist?

FoofFighter Mon 30-Jan-17 20:00:23


mewkins Mon 30-Jan-17 20:01:04

Round the twist

Daisymeadows Mon 30-Jan-17 20:01:20

Joining in to say Children of Fire Mountain too. Definitely set in NZ and there was one episode where the volcano erupted - the eponymous Fire Mountain.

user1471521456 Mon 30-Jan-17 20:10:21

Was there a threat of being sent to Bendigo Boys Home? I remember an Australian kids show and all I remember is several urchin type boys and an overhanging threat of ending up in Bendigo Boys Home.

TheNaze73 Mon 30-Jan-17 20:20:24

Round The Twist grin

MrsNuckyThompson Mon 30-Jan-17 20:22:39

Wasn't round the twist set in modern days and they lived in a light house?!

SavoyCabbage Mon 30-Jan-17 20:23:23

Round the twist wasn't set in early settled times. It was the 90's! The 1990s

SavoyCabbage Mon 30-Jan-17 20:23:48


MalletsMallets Mon 30-Jan-17 20:28:40

I recently watched round the twist you YouTube. It's as good now as it was then, the kids loved it!

mewkins Mon 30-Jan-17 20:29:07

Hehhee surely australia has only been around as long as neighbours?! (Or possibly I should read the actual post before answering!)

Davros Mon 30-Jan-17 20:36:38

Skeleton in the Dunny is a strong memory from around The Twist. Brilliant!

Chippednailvarnishing Mon 30-Jan-17 20:37:28

I'm humming the Round the twist theme now!

TheCustomaryMethod Mon 30-Jan-17 20:41:59

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Have strange things happened?
Are you going round the twist?

Definitely contemporary (ie. 1990s)!

Glowbug59 Mon 30-Jan-17 21:09:30

Haha round the twist was dark but no not that one. I'll have a look at your suggestions now thanks! That falling out the tree is ringing bells

TapDancingPimp Mon 30-Jan-17 21:15:44

There used to be a show called 'Snobs' but I'm not sure what era it was set in..

Merrylegs Mon 30-Jan-17 21:20:02

She didn't fall out of the tree. She did A Very Brave and Noble Thing. <sob>

Glowbug59 Mon 30-Jan-17 21:20:24

Nope thanks, I've looked the suggestions but it was definitely set earlier, like colonies. So frustrating have such a vague memory.

CondensedMilkSarnies Mon 30-Jan-17 22:43:31

Have a look here's_television_series

CondensedMilkSarnies Mon 30-Jan-17 22:45:37

Was it Hills End ?

Labtest7 Mon 30-Jan-17 23:53:36

Golden Pennies?

Glowbug59 Tue 31-Jan-17 08:19:22

Thanks but not those. Thanks Condensed, I've looked but have no idea what it's called. In fact I'm thinking it wasn't a programme and some past life flashback! hmm

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