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Ramsay Street
Neighbours Pinoak Court.jpg
View of Pin Oak Court, Vermont South, which substitutes for Ramsay Street
Neighbours location
Created byReg Watson
GenreSoap opera
Notable charactersNeighbours characters

Ramsay Street is the fictional cul-de-sac in which the characters of the Australian soap opera Neighbours live. The street is set in the equally fictional Melbourne suburb of Erinsborough. Neighbours storylines primarily centre on the residents of the Street, which was named after the grandfather of original character Max Ramsay (Francis Bell).[1] A storyline within the show saw the name of the street nearly changed to Ramsbottom Street. Harold Bishop (Ian Smith) led a protest against it and won.[2]

Pin Oak Court, in Vermont South (at 37°51′31″S 145°10′19″E / 37.858747°S 145.171943°E / -37.858747; 145.171943), is the real cul-de-sac that doubles for Ramsay Street. All of the houses featured in the show are real and the residents allow Neighbours to shoot external scenes in their front and back gardens. Neighbours has been filmed in Pin Oak Court since the series began in 1985 and it has since become popular with tourists. Tours to the cul-de-sac run throughout the year. The interior scenes are filmed at the Global Television studios in Forest Hill, the adjoining suburb in which Pin Oak Court is located.


Neighbours creator Reg Watson was sure that the neighbourhood setting was a good idea for a serial drama, following his work on daytime soap opera Until Tomorrow, which was set in a suburban street.[3] He stated, "I wanted to show three families living in a small street in a Melbourne suburb who are friends."[3] Location scouts found the quiet cul-de-sac of Pin Oak Court in Vermont South. All of the residents signed up when they were told that the show would likely last a couple of years, and they would receive payment in return for allowing filming to take place outside their houses.[3] Interior sets were built at Network Seven's HSV studios in Melbourne.[3] When Seven cancelled Neighbours in July 1985, it was immediately picked up by Network Ten. When the sets were due to be collected, Seven said they had been destroyed in a fire, forcing Ten to build new sets.[4] The interior scenes are now filmed at Global Television studios in Forest Hill.[5][6] Pin Oak Court has become popular with viewers and there are regular tours to the cul-de-sac throughout the year.[7]

No. 22[edit]

No. 22

When Neighbours first began, Number 22 was initially empty.[1] In 1986, it was rented out by Clive Gibbons (Geoff Paine), Clive rented the house from an unseen landlord.[1] During his time there, Clive invited Daphne Lawrence (Elaine Smith), Zoe Davis (Ally Fowler) and Mike Young (Guy Pearce) to move in with him. Clive later began a relationship with Susan Cole (Gloria Ajenstat) and he invited her to move in. Susan left Ramsay Street and Clive moved into a flat behind his surgery. Following Clive's departure the house was bought by Paul Robinson (Stefan Dennis) for the Daniels Corporation, who wanted the land to build a supermarket on.[1] The deal fell through and Paul moved in.[1] When he married Gail Lewis (Fiona Corke), the couple lived there as man and wife until they divorced in 1989. Paul then rented the house to twins Caroline (Gillian Blakeney) and Christina Alessi (Gayle Blakeney). Paul later married Christina and they lived in the house with their son, Andrew (Shannon Holmes). In 1992, Caroline, Christina, Paul and Andrew left.[1] The house was then rented out to Benito (George Spartels) and Cathy Alessi (Elspeth Ballantyne), who moved in with their sons, Marco (Felice Arena) and Rick (Dan Falzon). Benito and Cathy left in 1993 and Marco and Rick moved out.[1]

Number 22 was left empty for a while, but Paul then rented it to the Lim Family for a month.[1] Paul then sold the house to Cheryl Stark (Caroline Gillmer) and she moved in with her son and daughter, Brett (Brett Blewitt) and Danni (Eliza Szonert).[1] Cheryl, Brett and Danni went to live with Cheryl's partner Lou Carpenter (Tom Oliver) for a short while, before all four moved to Number 22. Cheryl died in 1996 and Brett and Danni moved away. Cheryl's elder son Darren (Todd MacDonald) and Marlene Kratz (Moya O'Sullivan) moved in to help Lou. Marlene left in 1997 and Darren in 1998. Lou's youngest daughter, Louise (Jiordan Anna Tolli), also left when it was revealed that Lou was not her biological father. Lou then began to take in lodgers, including Toadfish Rebecchi (Ryan Moloney), Drew Kirk (Dan Paris) and Darcy Tyler (Mark Raffety).

Drew and his wife Libby (Kym Valentine) rented the house from Lou briefly, following the birth of their son Ben (Noah Sutherland). Following Drew's death, Libby moved back in with her parents and Lou returned. Nina Tucker (Delta Goodrem) and her mother Trixie (Wendy Stapleton) moved in with Lou, but they both left in 2003. Valda Sheergold (Joan Sydney) bought the house when Lou began going through financial troubles. Valda later sold the house back to Paul. Paul kicked Lou out and moved his girlfriend, Isabelle Hoyland (Natalie Bassingthwaighte) in. Paul's daughter Elle (Pippa Black) also moved in and not long after, her brothers, Robert and Cameron (both played by Adam Hunter) moved in until Robert was sent to prison and Cameron died. Isabelle left the street in 2006 and Paul invited Lyn Scully (Janet Andrewartha) to move in, when Lyn was forced to sell her own house. Lyn left Erinsborough for Shelley Bay following her and Paul's brief marriage. Elle discovered that Paul had deceived her and was involved in her break-up with Dylan Timmins (Damien Bodie) and she devised a plan to trick Paul into signing all his assets over to her. Elle took in Ned Parker (Daniel O'Connor) as a lodger and shortly afterwards she let Paul move back in. Ned later moved into Number 26.

Paul asked Rebecca Napier (Jane Hall) and her son, Declan (James Sorensen), to move in. When Paul's affair with Kirsten Gannon (Nikola Dubois) was exposed, Rebecca and Declan moved out. Elle forced Paul to leave for a short while and she later invited Donna Freedman (Margot Robbie) to move in.[8] Elle invited her boyfriend, Lucas Fitzgerald (Scott Major) to move with her. Rebecca, Declan and his daughter India were forced to move out of Number 26 and they moved back into Number 22. Elle sold the house back to Paul to ease her financial troubles.[9] Elle departed for a job and Paul's youngest son, Andrew, returned to Erinsborough and moved in. Donna moves out to live with her husband. Rebecca, Declan and India move out after Rebecca leaves Paul. Sophie Ramsay (Kaiya Jones) and her sister, Kate (Ashleigh Brewer), move in during 2011 and 2012 respectively.[10][11] The following year, Andrew and Sophie leave Erinsborough, while Kate and Paul move out.[12][13]

The Number 22 set was given a makeover in time for the arrival of the Willis family, who moved in shortly after their arrival on-screen in May 2013.[13] After two years in Canada, Piper Willis (Mavournee Hazel) moves in, just as her parents relationship falls apart.[citation needed] In 2015, Brad Willis (Kip Gamblin) moves out to live at Number 32.[14] He later returned temporarily to care for an injured Terese.[15] Paul returned to live at Number 22 after moving out of his penthouse apartment in Lassiter's. But moves out after he becomes a suspect in the Lassiter's explosion.[16]

Character Actor Duration
Terese Willis Rebekah Elmaloglou 2013–
Piper Willis Mavournee Hazel 2015–
Ned Willis Ben Hall 2018–

No. 24[edit]

No. 24

Number 24 was one of the three original houses featured in Ramsay Street and has often been associated with the Ramsay family since the show began.[1] Max Ramsay (Francis Bell), his wife Maria Ramsay (Dasha Blahova) and their two sons Shane Ramsay (Peter O'Brien) and Danny Ramsay (David Clencie) were the first family to live there.[1] After their departures, Max's sister Madge Mitchell (Anne Charleston), her children Charlene Mitchell (Kylie Minogue) and Henry Ramsay (Craig McLachlan), and Max and Madge's brother Tom Ramsay (Gary Files) all lived there.[1] Charlene and Madge's husbands Scott Robinson (Jason Donovan) and Harold Bishop (Ian Smith) move in after their respective weddings.[1] Madge and Harold take in Brenda Riley (Genevieve Lemon) and her nephew Guy Carpenter (Andrew Williams), and later Lou Carpenter (Tom Oliver).[1]

After Madge's departure from the serial in 1992, Lou takes in a number of lodgers, including Beth Brennan (Natalie Imbruglia) and Cameron Hudson (Benjamin Grant Mitchell), and Annalise Hartman (Kimberley Davies). Marlene Kratz (Moya O'Sullivan) buys the house and moves in with her grandson Sam Kratz (Richard Grieve).[1] They take in Cody Willis (Peta Brady) as a lodger when her parents move away. Annalise and her sister Joanna Hartman (Emma Harrison) also move in. Cheryl Stark (Caroline Gillmer) and her daughter Louise Carpenter (Jiordan Tolli) move in and are later joined by Cheryl's son Darren Stark (Todd MacDonald), who stay until Cheryl's death. Harold returns and reunites with Madge, leading them to buy the house. They foster teenagers Paul McClain (Jansen Spencer) and Tad Reeves (Jonathon Dutton) until Madge's death in 2001.

Harold is joined by his granddaughter Sky Mangel (Stephanie McIntosh), his son David Bishop (Kevin Harrington), daughter-in-law Liljana Bishop (Marcella Russo) and granddaughter Serena Bishop (Lara Sacher). After David and his family were killed off in the plane crash storyline, Marco Silvani (Jesse Rosenfeld) and Carmella Cammeniti (Natalie Blair) rent the property. After Harold gives the house to the Salvation Army,[17] Donna Freedman's (Margot Robbie) mother Cassandra Freedman (Tottie Goldsmith) and half-siblings Simon Freedman (Mauricio Merino Jr) and Tegan Freedman (Chelsea Jones) are the first family to move in at the start of 2009. A locket belonging to Anne Robinson is found underneath the house, as part of a storyline reintroducing the Ramsay family.[18] The locket leads to the revelation that Anne and Max Ramsay had a daughter, Jill Ramsay (Perri Cummings), whose children Kate Ramsay (Ashleigh Brewer), Harry Ramsay (Will Moore) and Sophie Ramsay (Kaiya Jones) move into Number 24.[19] They take in Lou, Lucas Fitzgerald (Scott Major), and Vanessa Villante (Alin Sumarwata).[20]

In 2012, the Kapoor family –Ajay (Sachin Joab), his wife Priya (Menik Gooneratne) and their daughter Rani (Coco Cherian) – were introduced to the regular cast and moved into the house.[21] The set underwent a makeover, and Gooneratne helped decorate the living area with some of her personal family photos. She stated, "Although I'm officially at work, having photos of my parents and grandparents taken when they lived in Sri Lanka makes it feel more like home."[21] Mark Brennan (Scott McGregor) rents the house, and eventually buys it. Paige Smith (Olympia Valance) takes over the spare room following her introduction.[22] Mark is later joined by his siblings Tyler Brennan (Travis Burns),[23] Aaron Brennan (Matt Wilson) and Chloe Brennan (April Rose Pengilly). Aaron's husband David Tanaka (Takaya Honda) moves in with the family in 2018, and they adopt a dog, Reggie (Timba).

No. 26[edit]

No. 26

When Neighbours began Number 26 was full. Jim Robinson (Alan Dale), his mother-in-law Helen Daniels (Anne Haddy) and his four children: Paul, Julie (Vikki Blanche), Scott (Darius Perkins) and Lucy (Kylie Flinker) all live in the house.[1] Paul and Julie had both moved out by the end of 1985. Jim married Beverly Marshall (Lisa Armytage) and her niece and nephew Katie (Sally Jensen) and Todd Landers (Kristian Schmid) move in. Katie later returns home and Jim and Beverly's marriage ends.[1] Todd stays with Jim, Scott moves out following his marriage to Charlene Mitchell and Lucy leaves to go to boarding school. Helen takes in Nick Page (Mark Stevens) and Hilary Robinson's (Anne Scott Pendlebury) son Matt (Ashley Paske). Jim discovers he has a fifth child, Glen (Richard Huggett), and he is invited to move in. Lucy returns, but moves away to be a model and Glen flees Erinsborough.[1] Todd dies in 1992 and Julie returns with her husband, Philip Martin (Ian Rawlings), his children Debbie (Marnie Reece-Wilmore) and Michael (Troy Beckwith) and their only child Hannah (Rebecca Ritters). They move in for a short time. Jim begins dating Fiona Hartman (Suzanne Dudley) whose daughter Annalise moves in as well. Jim suffers a heart attack and dies in the kitchen in 1993. Jim leaves Helen a life tenancy of the house, so that on her death Paul, Glen, Scott and Lucy would inherit a quarter each.[1]

Helen rents out a room to Wayne Duncan (Jonathan Sammy Lee) and allows Annalise to move back in. Julie comes back after she and Philip briefly separate. Julie dies in 1994 and Philip and the children move in with Helen. Lucy comes back to the house, following Debbie's departure. Philip's girlfriend, Jen Handley (Alyce Platt) later moves in. In 1997, Helen dies in the house and though Jim's will stated that his four remaining children would each get a share of the house, Philip takes over. He begins dating Ruth Wilkinson (Ailsa Piper) and she moves in with him. Ruth's children Lance (Andrew Bibby) and Anne (Brooke Satchwell) also move in. Two years later, Ruth, Philip and Hannah move away and Lance and Anne move to other houses on the street.

Minutes after leaving the street, the Martin's were replaced by the Scully family. Joe Scully (Shane Connor) purchased the house with his wife Lyn (Janet Andrewartha). They move in with their three daughters: Stephanie (Carla Bonner), Felicity (Holly Valance) and Michelle (Kate Keltie). In 2002, Connor O'Neill a friend of the Scully's son, Jack (Jay Bunyan), becomes their lodger. Felicity leaves for a new job in New York and Jack returns with his girlfriend Lori Lee (Michelle Ang). Michelle leaves and Connor and Lori both move out. Stephanie also moves out to live with Max Hoyland. Lyn gives birth to Oscar (Ingo Dammer-Smith). Joe moves away to look after his ill father and Jack also leaves. Lyn invites her colleague Janelle Timmins (Nell Feeney) to move in, along with her sons Stingray (Ben Nicholas) and Dylan. Janelle's daughters Janae (Eliza Taylor-Cotter) and Bree (Sianoa Smit-McPhee) arrive a month later. Janelle and her family are kicked out and Joe Mangel briefly moves in. The Timmins family are allowed to move back in and Joe leaves soon after. Lyn is forced to sell the house to Loris Timmins (Kate Fitzpatrick) and she moves out. Stingray dies and Dylan leaves the street. Janelle marries Allan Steiger (Joe Clements) and they leave with Bree. Janae stays behind and begins a relationship with Ned Parker, who moves in with her. They are later joined by Ned's son, Mickey Gannon (Fletcher O'Leary).

The No. 26 kitchen set was featured in the Melbourne Museum.

Ned's brother, Steve Parker (Steve Bastoni) moves in with his wife, Miranda (Nikki Coghill), and their daughter, Bridget (Eloise Mignon). They are later joined by their son, Riley (Sweeney Young). Janae leaves in early 2008 after she splits up with Ned. Steve then buys the house at an auction and they invite Lou to move in with them.[24] Ned and Mickey move to Perth, but Mickey returns to Ramsay Street and moves back in. Miranda's sister, Nicola West (Imogen Bailey) comes to stay, and this causes Riley, with whom she was having an illicit affair, to leave. Nicola is thrown out and she is later admitted to a psychiatric hospital. Rebecca and Declan Napier move in with the Parkers. Bridget became pregnant and gives birth to a daughter, India. Mickey leaves for New York, so he can be with his parents. A week later, Bridget dies and Steve and Miranda depart the street not long after.[25] Rebecca, Declan and India continue living in the house until September 2009 when Stephanie Scully buys it back for her mother.[26] Lou lives in the house when he returns from New York, but moves out in October 2009. Steph's stepdaughter, Summer Hoyland (now played by Jordy Lucas), returns and moves in. Months later, Steph is sent to prison for six years. In November 2010, it was revealed that Number 26 would be set on fire during Neighbours' season finale the following month.[27] The house is ruined by the fire and the roof collapses. Lyn hires Jim Dolan (Scott Parameter) to rebuild it and the family move back in a few months later. Lyn allows Kyle Canning (Chris Milligan) to move into her spare room.[28] A few weeks later, Lyn and Charlie move to Bendigo and Summer moves in with the Kennedy family.[29] Jade Mitchell (Gemma Pranita) and Mark Brennan (Scott McGregor) also move in with Kyle.[30] Mark leaves and Michelle Tran (HaiHa Le) takes his place.[31] Following Michelle's departure, Rhys Lawson (Ben Barber) moves in.[32] The following year, Kyle's cousin, Harley (Justin Holborow), comes to stay.[33] Jade goes to Los Angeles, while Chris Pappas (James Mason) and Sheila Canning (Colette Mann) move in.[34][35] After Rhys dies, Rhiannon Bates (Teressa Liane) briefly moves in, followed by Kate Ramsay.[36][37][38] Paul Robinson later purchases the house from Lyn.[citation needed] Kate moves out and Sheila's daughter, Naomi (Morgana O'Reilly), moves in when she seeks reconciliation with her mother.[citation needed] Georgia Brooks (Saskia Hampele) moves in after marrying Kyle, and Chris moves to New York.[citation needed] Naomi later moves to the United States,[39] so Sheila invites Amy Williams (Zoe Cramond) and her son to move in.[40] In early 2016, Sheila's granddaughter, Xanthe Canning (Lily Van der Meer) comes to stay.[41] Kyle leaves the street to reunite with Georgia.[42] While John Doe (Andrew Morley), a mysterious young man who lost his memory moves into the spare room.[citation needed]

Character Actor Duration
Sheila Canning Colette Mann 2012–
Gary Canning Damien Richardson 2014–2015, 2016–
Amy Williams Zoe Cramond 2015–2017, 2018–

No. 28[edit]

No. 28

Number 28 was first owned by Des Clarke (Paul Keane), who bought the house for him and his fiancée Lorraine Kingham (Antoinette Byron) to live in.[1] Des and Lorraine's wedding was called off and Des took in Daphne Lawrence (Elaine Smith) as his lodger and they began a relationship. Daphne moved out briefly when their relationship broke down and Daphne's friend Zoe Davis (Ally Fowler) moved in for a while.[1] Daphne came back and she and Des became legal custodians of Mike Young (Guy Pearce). In 1987, Daphne gave birth to a son, Jamie Clarke. Daphne died in 1988 and Des and Mike continued to live in the house. Melanie Pearson and Matt Robinson moved in as lodgers and Mike left to be with his sick mother. Des decided to sell the house and move away.[1] Doug Willis (Terence Donovan) bought the house and moved in with his wife Pam (Sue Jones) and their children Adam (Ian Williams) and Cody (Amelia Frid). Cody and Adam both left in 1991 and their siblings, Brad and Gaby (Rachel Blakely) moved in along with Doug's sister Faye. Cody returned in 1993 and stayed behind when all the Willises left Ramsay Street in 1994.[1]

The house was then bought by Karl Kennedy (Alan Fletcher) and his wife Susan (Jackie Woodburne) who moved in with their three children, Malcolm (Benjamin McNair), Libby and Billy (Jesse Spencer).[1] Libby moved out briefly to live with Darren Stark. Following his family's departure, Toadfish Rebecchi came to stay until he moved in with Lou Carpenter. Malcolm left in 1997 and his friend Joel Samuels (Daniel MacPherson) stayed with the Kennedys for a brief period in 1998. Billy left in 2000 and Susan's nephew Darcy Tyler came to stay here as well as Susan's niece Elly Conway (Kendell Nunn). Libby moved out in 2001 after she married Drew Kirk, but when Drew died, she moved back with her son Ben. Karl and Susan later took in teenagers Lori Lee (Michelle Ang) and Taj Coppin (Jaime Robbie Reyne) for a brief time. Karl and Susan divorced in 2004 and Karl moved into a nearby flat. Susan took in lodgers Sindi Watts (Marisa Warrington) and Stingray Timmins. Liljana Bishop stayed with Susan during her brief separation with husband David and Stuart Parker also lived there while he was having problems with his sight. Susan began dating Alex Kinski (Andrew Clarke) and he moved in along with his children Rachel Kinski (Caitlin Stasey) and Zeke Kinski (Matthew Werkmeister). Alex and Susan were married in the house shortly before he died. Alex's oldest daughter, Katya (Dichen Lachman) started a custody battle for Zeke and Rachel, but she later moved in with Susan. Karl and Susan reunited in the middle of 2006 and they remarried. Karl's father, Tom (Bob Hornery), moved in for a short stay before moving to a care facility in the country. Libby and Ben returned and they briefly moved back home, before moving into Number 32.

Ringo Brown (Sam Clark) moved in after his brother left the street to live in Italy. Sunny Lee (Hany Lee), a foreign exchange student moved in with the family in April 2009, following Rachel's departure. Zeke briefly moved out to live with Stephanie, so Sunny's parents could not complain about them living together.[43] When Lyn Scully returned to the street and moved in with Stephanie, Zeke moved back home. In November 2009, Sunny left to go back home to Korea.[44] Following the break-up of her marriage to Daniel Fitzgerald, Libby and Ben moved back in. Ben leaves to go to a school in the country and following Ringo and Donna's honeymoon, Donna moves in. Ringo dies a month later and Donna moves to New York in the new year. Zeke moves to London and Summer and Charlie Hoyland and Lyn Scully move in briefly while their house is repaired. Summer later returns to stay permanently. Susan moves out following her separation from Karl and a few months later, Natasha Williams (Valentina Novakovic) moves in.[45][46] Both Summer and Natasha leave to go overseas. When Karl and Susan reunite, Susan moves back in.[12][47][48] Rhiannon Bates (Teressa Liane) and her young son, Jackson (Finn Woodlock) briefly come to stay.[49] The following year, Alex Kinski's nephew, Nate Kinski (Meyne Wyatt), moves in with Susan and Karl.[50] In 2015, their grandson, Ben Kirk (Felix Mallard), comes to stay, while his mother is overseas. Angus Beaumont-Hannay (Jai Waetford) also comes to stay after his mother leaves to get treatment for cancer.[51] The following year, Susan's niece, Elly (Jodi Anasta), returns and moves in, after taking a job at the school.[52]

Character Actor Duration
Karl Kennedy Alan Fletcher 1994–2004, 2006–
Susan Kennedy Jackie Woodburne 1994–2011, 2013–
Elly Conway Jodi Anasta 2001–2002, 2016–
Beatrix Nilsson Bonnie Anderson 2018–

No. 30[edit]

No. 30

The first time Number 30 was used was when Jim Robinson rented the house for his son Paul and his new wife Terry. Terry shoots Paul and is sent to prison. Paul then moves back to his family home.[1] The Simpson family buy the house, but they are never seen on screen.[53] The house next appears when Edith Chubb (Irene Inescort) buys it and moves in with her nieces, Bronwyn (Rachel Friend) and Sharon (Jessica Muschamp). When Edith moves to the country to nurse a sick relative, Hilary Robinson (Anne Scott-Pendlebury) moves in to look after Sharon, and is later joined by her son Matt (Ashley Paske).[53] Dorothy Burke (Maggie Dence) purchases the house in 1990 when Hilary moves away, and her niece and nephew, Tiffany (Amber Kilpatrick) and Ryan (Richard Norton), later move in.[53] After they leave, Dorothy takes in Toby Mangel when his father remarries and moves away, and later Phoebe Bright (Simone Robertson) after her father suffers a heart attack.[1] Phoebe gives birth to a daughter, Hope, and she marries Stephen Gottlieb (Lochie Daddo). Dorothy rents the house to Phoebe and Stephen after she moves away with Toby and her new fiancé.[53] The Gottliebs decide to take in lodgers and their first was Russell Butler (Stephen Whittaker), who kidnaps Hope and refuses to pay his rent. He later flees Ramsay Street. The next lodgers are Beth Brennan and Stephen's brother, Mark (Bruce Samazan).[53] Phoebe and Stephen leave Erinsborough and Mark takes in Annalise Hartman and Rick Alessi. From then on the house was seen to be more of a share house, always taking in the rejects from the rest of the street.[1] Mark's sister, Serendipity (Raelee Hill), moves in, following Annalise's departure.[53]

Luke (Bernard Curry) and Jen Handley (Alyce Platt) move in and Rick moves out. Luke and Serendipity move to Japan and not long after and Cody Willis moves in. Sarah Beaumont (Nicola Charles) moves in with her sister, Catherine O'Brien, who later leaves for England with Malcolm Kennedy. Teacher Lisa Elliott (Kate Straub) moves in for a while as well as Ben Atkins (Brett Cousins) and his sister Caitlin (Emily Milburn). Ben and Caitlin move out in 1998 and Sarah's new housemates are Joel Samuels and Toadfish Rebecchi (Ryan Moloney). Sarah leaves in 1999 and Lou Carpenter buys the house at auction. Sarah's place in the house is fought over by Lance Wilkinson (Andrew Bibby) and Amy Greenwood (Jacinta Stapleton), with Lance winning. Lance later moves out and his place is taken by Dee Bliss (Madeleine West). After Joel leaves, Stuart Parker (Blair McDonough) moves in and Dee goes missing, presumed dead. Connor O'Neill (Patrick Harvey) then moves into the house and it becomes known as the "House of Trouser".[53]

Lou decides to sell the house in 2004 and the boys buy it. Stuart's girlfriend, Sindi Watts, moves in and so does Stuart's brother Ned. Stuart and Sindi leaves and Connor disappears in mysterious circumstances a few months later. Toadie briefly goes to Sydney and he asks Ned to find some new tenants. Ned selects Frazer Yeats (Ben Lawson), Pepper Steiger (Nicky Whelan) and Will Griggs (Christian Clark).[54] Ned is unaware that Toadies had promised his room to Rosetta Cammeniti (Natalie Saleeba).[54] A vote is taken between the housemates to decide who stays and Ned is voted out. Will leaves and Frazer's younger brother, Ringo Brown, moves in along with Carmella Cammeniti. Will's brother Oliver Barnes (David Hoflin) stays briefly. Pepper leaves at the end of 2007 and Daniel Fitzgerald moved in. Frazer and Roseta leave for Italy and Ringo moves out. Samantha Fitzgerald (Simone Buchanan) stays in the house briefly in April 2008.

In 2008, Toadie takes in Callum Jones (Morgan Baker) after his grandmother becomes ill and later becomes his guardian.[55] Libby Kennedy and her son Ben move in and she later marries Daniel. Lou also move in after Lyn Scully throws him out of Number 26, he later moves in with the Ramsay children. After their marriage falls apart, Daniel leaves town and Libby and Ben move out. Stephanie Scully and her son move in with Toadie and Callum, while they pretend to be a couple. After the secret is exposed, Steph moves out again. Sonya Mitchell (Eve Morey) agrees to move in with Toadie and Callum[56] and when her sister, Jade (Gemma Pranita), arrives, Toadie invites her to stay too. He later asks them to leave when he discovers Sonya is Callum's mother. Toadie and Sonya make up and she moves back in.[57] Following Susan Kennedy's separation from her husband, Toadie invites her to move in.[45] In early 2012, the Number 30 set underwent a makeover. On screen Sonya pushes Toadie to redecorate and change the colour scheme from "drab plaid" and brown to a "brighter, more retro look."[58] Towards the end of the year, Toadie's cousin, Georgia Brooks (Saskia Hampele), moves in,[59] while their daughter Nell (Scarlett Anderson) is born at the beginning of 2013.[60] Sonya invites Stephanie Scully (Carla Bonner) to move in.[61] In June 2016, Sonya's father Walter (Greg Stone) briefly stays, so she can support him while he tries to overcome his alcohol problems.[citation needed] In 2018, Hugo Somers (John Turner), Toadie's baby son with Andrea Somers (Madeleine West), comes to live at the house. Between October and December 2018, the Rebecchis' nanny Alice Wells (Kerry Armstrong) lives at the house, until her true identity as Andrea's mother and Hugo's grandmother is revealed.

Character Actor Duration
Toadfish Rebecchi Ryan Moloney 1998–
Sonya Rebecchi Eve Morey 2010–
Nell Rebecchi Scarlett Anderson 2013–
Hugo Somers John Turner 2018–

No. 32[edit]

No. 32

Number 32 was first seen in 1986 when Nell Mangel (Vivean Gray) moved in with her granddaughter Jane Harris (Annie Jones).[1] Mrs Mangel took Harold Bishop in as a lodger, but he left shortly after marrying Madge Mitchell. Joe Mangel (Mark Little) then moved in with his son Toby (Finn Greentree-Keane) and their dog, Bouncer.[62] Mrs Mangel left after she married John Worthington (Brian James) and she signed the house over to Joe, Jane also departed and she moved to England.[1] Kerry Bishop (Linda Hartley-Clark) and her daughter Sky (Miranda Fryer) moved in when Kerry got engaged to Joe. Matt Robinson also moved in as a lodger. Kerry died in 1990 and Melanie Pearson (Lucinda Cowden) moved in. Matt later left to join his mother in Adelaide. Joe got engaged to Melanie and when the pair married they decided to sell Number 32 and move away. Toby moved in with Dorothy Burke.[1]

The house was then bought by Rosemary Daniels (Joy Chambers) on behalf of the Daniel's Corporation and it was rented to Faye Hudson (Lorraine Bayly) and her son, Cameron.[1] Julie and Philip Martin moved in with their children Michael, Debbie and Hannah. Philip bought the house from Helen and rented it out to Malcolm Kennedy and Danni Stark and then to Angie Rebecchi, who moved in with her two sons Stonefish and Toadfish.[1] Stonefish and Angie moved up north and Philip rented the house to Ruth Wilkinson who moved in with her children Anne and Lance. They stayed there until Philip and Ruth were married. The house was then rented to lecturer Mike Healey so he could be closer to girlfriend Libby Kennedy. Teresa Bell moved in and lived with her ex-husband Brendan, her co-worker Daniel Fitzgerald (Brett Tucker) and her friend Dee Bliss (Madeleine West). Dee and Tess tried to buy the house when Phil put it on the market, but it was bought by Evan Hancock (Nicholas Opolski) who moved in with his wife Maggie (Sally Cooper) and their children; Matt (Stephen Hunt), Leo (Anthony Hammer) and Emily (Isabella Oldham). The Hancock family sold the house to Malcolm Kennedy and he rented the property briefly to Isabella Garvey and her son Saxon (Troy Lovett).

The house was then rented to Max Hoyland (Stephen Lovatt) and he moved in with his children Boyd (Kyal Marsh) and Summer (Marisa Siketa). Stephanie Scully moved in when she started dating Max and the two later married. Max's sister Isabelle also moved in later that year. Max later bought the house from Malcolm. Summer left to go to boarding school. Stephanie gave birth to a son Charlie and Boyd married Janae Timmins and they lived in the house before moving to Number 30 briefly and coming back. Max lost his mind and promptly left the street and Toadfish Rebecchi moved in. When Toadfish left, Stephanie took in Ned Parker as a lodger. At the end of 2006, a hostage situation involving Stephanie, Charlie, Toadfish, Zeke and Katya Kinski occurred at the house when Guy Sykes threatened the group with a gun. Boyd and Janae's marriage came to an end and they divorce. Stephanie and Toadfish then begin a relationship and Toadfish moves back in. Boyd then decides to move away up North. In late 2007, Steph's grandmother Valda Sheergold moved in and Toadfish moved out following the end of his and Stephanie's relationship. Not long after, Valda decided to return to Shelley Bay.

Stephanie invited Libby Kennedy to move in and also Ty Harper (Dean Geyer), after she discovers him sleeping at Charlie's. Libby and Ben move out following Libby's marriage to Daniel Fitzgerald. Ty left the street to join Rachel Kinski in London[63] and Zeke Kinski moved in with Steph after Sunny Lee's parents threatened to bring her home. Zeke later moved back home and Steph and Charlie moved out after she bought Number 26. Libby and Dan planned to buy the house, but their plans were put on hold when Dan gave his ex-wife $12,000.[64] In May 2010, Steph announces she has a buyer for the house and the new Erinsborough High Principal Michael Williams (Sandy Winton) moves in with his daughter Natasha (Valentina Novakovic). Following a fire at their home, Lyn Scully and Summer and Charlie Hoyland temporarily move in with Michael and Natasha.[65] Michael departs in 2012, leaving Natasha alone.[66] Chris Pappas (James Mason) moves in, but he and Natasha have to leave when the house is sold to Troy Miller (Dieter Brummer).[46][67][68] After Troy dies, the bank sells the house to Lucas Fitzgerald (Scott Major), who asks Vanessa Villante (Alin Sumarwata) to move in with him.[69] Vanessa later invites Lou Carpenter to move in her and Lucas.[70]

While Vanessa and Lucas move into temporary accommodation at the hospital to be close to their son, Lou's daughter Lauren Turner (Kate Kendall) and her family move in.[71][72] Lauren's mother Kathy (Tina Bursill) later buys the house from Lucas and Vanessa for the Turners.[citation needed] Lauren's daughter Paige Smith (Olympia Valance) moves in after breaking up with Mark Brennan.[citation needed] Matt and Lauren purchase the house from the children.[73][74] Daniel Robinson (Tim Phillipps) moves in to help the family after Matt's death.[75] A few weeks later, Lou and Bailey move to Queensland.[76] Both Brad Willis and his father Doug moved into Number 32 in 2016, marking the first time Doug had lived on Ramsay Street in 21 years.[77] Brad's estranged son, Ned Willis (Ben Hall) is invited to move in to reconnect with his father. Brad and Lauren leave for the Gold Coast, and they allow Paige to stay in Number 32.[78] She later accepts Mark's offer to move into Number 24. The house is then let to Shane Rebecchi (Nicholas Coghlan), who moves in with his wife Dipi (Sharon Johal) and their daughters Yashvi (Olivia Junkeer) and Kirsha Rebecchi (Vani Dhir).[79]

Character Actor Duration
Shane Rebecchi Nicholas Coghlan 1995, 2017–
Dipi Rebecchi Sharon Johal 2017–
Kirsha Rebecchi Vani Dhir 2017–
Yashvi Rebecchi Olivia Junkeer 2017–


Former executive producer of Neighbours Don Battye described the street in 1989: "Let's face it, it's a court, a dead-end street, it doesn't go anywhere. It's very much a community. Frankly, if you – in that one street – had somebody murdered, somebody with AIDS, somebody was an alcoholic, and one of the kids on drugs, you'd end up (with something) as outrageous as Peyton Place."[80] Peter Conrad of The Guardian commented, "Ramsay Street is a picture of innocence in comparison with dank, skulking Coronation Street or the war zone of Albert Square."[7]

In September 2010, Ramsay Street came first in a poll to find out which television property is the best. The open plan houses in the street gained forty per cent of the vote.[81] During a hostage situation in Number 32, Roz Laws of the Sunday Mercury noted "Ramsay Street becomes a disaster zone, it's almost as dangerous as Summer Bay these days".[82] A Sunday Mail reporter observed, "Ramsay Street is the friendly sort of place where folk move into and out of each other's houses. It's much like Goldilocks testing the contents of the bears' house, depending on which love crisis the scriptwriters have brought to a head that week."[83]


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