Ziggy is upset that Mac hasn’t reached out. Though it looks like Chloe and Ryder’s plan for their future may be unfeasible, Ziggy may come to their rescue. Tori and Christian argue over his changing perspective on life.
Leah and Stephen’s confidence in each other as a joined force intensifies. Tori still struggles to understand Christian’s decision to find his inner peace, but Christian is still unable to explain what it is he’s looking for.
Dean lays down the truth for Mac, but she’s quick to return to her old ways. Christian’s past trauma begins to affect his work as a surgeon. Stephen manages to convince Leah to hit pause on their search for Susie for John’s sake.
Mac pushes back against a well-intentioned Dean. Ari heads off to neurology to get clearance to return to work, and Mia stays close by for support. Mac pushes Ziggy away after he tries to apologise, prompting Ziggy to help Ryder and Chloe get their business started.
Bella and Nikau struggle to carve out time for themselves, even after Nikau’s return from his shoot in the city. Ziggy agonizes over Tane’s proposal to move in together. Alf and Roo are happy to share the good news with Marilyn about Martha’s recovery.
Roxy lies in wait for Amy to trip up, hoping to sabotage her trial as the Flamingo bar manager. Hendrix and Mackenzie put off telling Harlow about their new relationship. Vera Punt and Karl play a dirty game of one-upmanship and revenge.
Melanie is worried about the fact that Toadie doesn’t want to tell his kids about their relationship. Mackenzie and Harlow hit an impasse in their friendship. Jane calls on Chloe to help Hendrix out with his personal issues, which proves successful.
Toadie and Melanie argue over her revelation to his kids. Roxy finally discovers Amy’s secret and takes the dirt to Terese, hoping it will give her another chance at her dream job. Chloe encourages Jane to invite Clive over for the evening, much to Nicolette’s disgust.
Bea is stressed about her approaching departure on Levi’s road trip, and Sheila C encourages her to be honest with herself. Sheila C heads home to WA to properly grieve her nan after realising she’s been using work to fill the void. Roxy’s carefully laid plans fall apart.
Bea, relieved to have acknowledged her true feelings, reveals to Karl and Susan that she has also made another huge decision. The sound equipment in the podcast booth captures a private conversation between Sheila C and Ned about Yashvi without their knowledge.