get set for plenty of drama, lots of laughs and a few tears. australia's newest family- the rafters.
the series centres around the characters dave and julie rafter and their three children rachel, ben and nathan. Season one begins on the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary the couple thinks that they are finally about to have the house to themselves. but home is a very welcome refuge for their children and when unforeseen problems loom, they return like a boomerang. after dave faces unemployment, julie's father suffers a panic attack, son nathan and daughter-in-law sammy need a place to stay, daughter rachel leaves her abusive boyfriend daniel, and son ben moves next door but continues to drop in, the household is 'packed to the rafters'