A Country Practice
A Country Practice is a multi-Logie award-winning Australian television soap opera/serial drama. It ran on the Seven Network for 1,058 episodes at 7.30 pm Monday and Tuesday nights, from 18 November 1981 to 22 November 1993. It was produced at both ATN-7's production facility at Epping, New South Wales with exterior locations filmed in Pitt Town and Oakville in the outskirts of Northwest Sydney. Several of the regular cast members became highly popular celebrities through their roles in the series. It also featured a number of native Australian animals adding to its enduring appeal both domestically and internationally. After the series was cancelled by the Seven Network in 1993 a reworked version of the series ran briefly on Network Ten in 1994. A Country Practice was the longest running Australian drama upon its demise, At its height the show attracted 8-10 million viewers weekly, when the population of the time was a mere 15 million, and was eventually sold to 48 countries.