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Most Outstanding Achievement in Drama Production
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Winners

1997 winner form y separately published work icon Water Rats Anne Brooksbank , Peter Gawler , Denise Morgan , Sue Hore , Michael Miller , David Worthington , Michaeley O'Brien , Philip Dalkin , Peter Neale , David Phillips , Serge Lazareff , Ted Roberts , Kristen Dunphy , Deborah Parsons , Ray Harding , Tony Morphett , David Allen , Russell Hagg , Margaret Wilson , Ellie Beaumont , Chris Hawkshaw , Christine McCourt , Andrew Kelly , Grant McAloon , Elizabeth Packett , Bill Searle , Tim Pye , Adam Todd , Alexa Wyatt , John Banas , Graeme Koetsveld , Grant Fraser , Louise Crane , Tim Gooding , John O'Brien , Sam De Brito , Vicki Madden , Amanda Higgs , James Cohen , Rhett Gable , Brian Campbell , Margaret Morgan , John Hugginson , Tony Morphett , ( dir. Tim Burstall et. al. )agent 1996 Australia : Nine Network Hal McElroy Southern Star , 1996-2001 Z1725223 1996 series - publisher film/TV crime

Water Rats is an Australian police television series which was broadcast on the Nine Network between 1996 and 2001. The series was based around the men and women of the Sydney Water Police who fight crime across Sydney Harbour and surrounding locales. The show was set on and around Goat Island in Sydney Harbour.

1996 winner form y separately published work icon Blue Murder Ian David , ( dir. Michael Jenkins ) Sydney : Southern Star Entertainment ABC Television , 1995 Z1359650 1995 series - publisher film/TV detective crime (taught in 1 units) This two part mini-series is based on the events that led to the Wood Royal Commission on Police Corruption in New South Wales (1996). It focuses on both the intricacies of corruption in the police force and the sometimes Byzantine behaviour and 'moral' codes of the organised crime world. Roger Rogerson, a larrikin detective with an egalitarian, blokey demeanour, builds a lucrative alternative career based on bribery, drug money, and murder. He join forces Arthur 'Neddy' Smith, one of Australia's most notorious underworld thugs who, by being the conduit between the police and the criminal underworld, has built an extensive drug empire in Australia. Their activities are threatened when a young police officer declines a bribe offered to him by the police chief. His refusal to engage in illegal activities results in an escalating war, with police and criminals committing increasingly desperate and murderous acts.
1994 winner form y separately published work icon Phoenix Alison Nisselle , Tony McDonald , Alison Nisselle , Graham Hartley , Annie Beach , John Reeves , Cassandra Carter , Denise Morgan , Cliff Green , Phillip Roberts , Jan Sardi , Deborah Parsons , Michael Harvey , ( dir. Michael Carson et. al. )agent Melbourne : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1992-1993 Z1937404 1992-1993 series - publisher film/TV crime

'A hard-edged, gritty drama about the tense and claustrophobic world of a Major Crime Task Force set up to solve an urban terrorist bombing, a Task Force which brings together a crew of idiosyncratic, competitive characters over a knife edged maximum stressed two months. PHOENIX is no traditional cop shop or crime story. Its characters are not clean, super hero cops, just real police whose attitudes can be shocking and whose humour is grim and black.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 3/5/2013)

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