A seemingly typical morning at Ash Park is revealed to be something else entirely as Sarah moves into Ash Park and Bert's killer is revealed. Jack is furious at Carolyn for having kept secret the fact they have a daughter and is determined to find out her identity. Anna arrives at the Polettis for the three-month trial. It is a difficult adjustment for all – particularly for Anna and Gino, who are banned from any physical affection. In the city, Olivia is increasingly disturbed by the side effects of James' treatment is having and is banned her from seeing James, claiming her reaction undoes the progress they're making.
Jack is astounded when Carolyn reveals the identity of their daughter to be Anna Bligh.
The engagement party is a great success, complete with a bush ballad from Roy and the Hokey Pokey - a sharp contrast to the usual stuffy social gatherings at Ash Park.
Sarah is horrified when she sees James' state in hospital.
As Christmas approaches, the inhabitants of Ash Park are haunted by memories of Christmas' past.
The New Years Honours List gives Elizabeth the perfect reason to bring forward the social event, designed to socially humiliate Sarah.
Sarah and George's happiness is short-lived when they are faced with Regina's bombshell – proof that Sarah's husband Rene is still alive!
Sarah arrives in Paris to try to forge a connection with her husband Rene, who carries immense scars, both physical and psychological.
Anna and Gino have a beautiful wedding and finally become husband and wife.
Rene suspects he is standing in the way of Sarah's happiness and Regina sets her sights on becoming the Mistress of Ash Park.