The series, which was created by Alan Bateman, was originally going to be called ‘Refuge’ and it was inspired by local residents who had complained about the construction of a foster home in the area.
Once production of the first season had started, the title was changed to Home and Away to give a more approachable feel.
The series is the second longest-running drama series in Australia, and it usually airs from Mondays to Thursdays at 7pm there.
Fans in Ireland and New Zealand are also still loving the soap, and it is one of the most popular shows on their main networks.
The soap has won a total of 46 Logie Awards over the years, as well as 12 Australian Writers’ Guild Awards.