The residents of Arcadia Heights come together to celebrate Vietnamese New Year and the 20-year anniversary of Iris's store. Hamid pushes Ash to date Helena, and Claudia struggles in the wake of her robbery.
News spreads of a threat to the Towers. Kam's lies about Dane are exposed, driving Sabine to tell Amira the truth about Mich. A dance class leads to a series of revelations from Renee, Claudia, and Leonie.
Pav reconsiders his future when his compensation claim disappoints. Mark realises that making amends will require a sacrifice. An ostracised Sabine faces the consequences of her fallout. Shannon struggles in her new role.
Assumptions about Sabine's physical abilities intrude upon rehearsals. Evan lays out his views on Ana's commitment. Mark delivers big news to Renee as Leonie and Erika grow closer following a break-in.
When Leonie hosts a farewell dinner for Mark, politics, romance, and secrets are revealed. Meanwhile, Hamid catches an intimate moment between Ash and Sully.
Fearing Mark's relapse, Renee searches for answers as Leonie struggles after kissing a woman. Jamie resurfaces and seeks Claudia's forgiveness while Iris continues to interfere in Sully's professional life.
Uncle Max strives to ignite the residents of Arcadia in the lead up to the election. Leonie fights to keep Big Mike out of prison. Sully confronts his fear of public speaking in an attempt to help the Community Centre.
Shannon's feelings for Pav grow while Ryan foolishly attempts to prove his devotion to Amber. An unexpected encounter with Juliana results in Kam clashing with Hamid, and Sabine reaches breaking point.
A nasty turn in the campaign forces Kam to decide where he stands as Arcadia votes. Uncle Max and Hazel endeavour to get Reza over the line, and Iris sees Pav's cafe as a threat. Mich and Sabine restore their friendship.
Uncle Max's fight to protect the Towers is put at risk when a ghost from his past resurfaces. Ash's attempts to buoy Helena push them closer. Shannon is misguided in her attempt to get between Claudia and Pav.
A fed-up Kat drives Mich and Pav to a showdown. Sully fears Laila is being groomed by an online predator and a close call for Ash drives him to double down in his deception of Helena.
Kam makes a decision that could jeopardise his future at Embleton; Uncle Max tries to reconcile with his brother; after quitting the play, Sabine is forced to confront her views on her disability.
Ash decides to stop living a lie and is finally honest with Helena. Rose introduces Kam to the concept of fun, while Shannon opens up to Pav about her true feelings.
Mich is hit with a realisation that could threaten his friendship with Sabine. Rose challenges Kam to a game. After Pav's rejection Shannon looks to use Patch to punish him. Ryan tries to cheer up Ana.
Shannon's looming sentencing threatens to separate her from Patch and tear the Murphys apart. Sabine considers her feelings for Mich and Claudia considers her role in Jamie's drug addiction.