Mackenzie is the soap's first transgender character, added to the series after Stone wrote to executive producer Jason Herbison to pitch the character. She arrives as a new student at Erinsborough High School and is connected to the established Rebecchi family, who she knew prior to her gender transition.
Donna Freedman (also Brown) is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours, played by Margot Robbie. She made her first screen appearance during the episode broadcast on 2 June 2008.
Sarah Beaumont (also Hannay) is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours, played by Nicola Charles.
In March 2022, producers introduced Glen's long-lost daughter, Kiri Durant (Gemma Bird Matheson). Huggett said in an interview, "Gemma is great to work with. She's a lot of fun and she's an amazingly talented actress.
Sky Mangel (also Bishop) is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours.
Neighbours has lined up a shock pregnancy storyline for Chloe Brennan (April Rose Pengilly). The character will learn that she is pregnant and since she has the Huntington's Disease gene, a condition that stops parts of the brain working properly over time, there is a fifty per cent change her baby also has the gene.
Polyamory. Levi begins developing feelings for Amy Greenwood (Jacinta Stapleton), who also has feelings for Levi, but also for Ned Willis (Ben Hall). Stapleton said of the storyline, "Ned appeals to her sensitive side, and Levi is amusing to her.
Michelle Scully is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours, played by Kate Keltie.
Bonnie Anderson has announced she's pregnant with her first child with Sam Morrison just weeks after the couple got engaged.
Britney and Nicolette met and got to know each other, eventually becoming friends. Britney then explains she struggled with post-natal depression after the birth, which led her to make the decision to give Abigail to Paul in Canberra. Reunited, Britney and Leo agree to try and become a family for Abigail.
Izzy arrives in Ramsay Street to visit her brother Max Hoyland. She moves in with Karl Kennedy after he breaks up with his wife, Susan. She claims that Karl is the father of her unborn baby, when it is actually Gus Cleary's (Ben Barrack). Izzy has a miscarriage and breaks up with Karl.
Except, in a shocking twist, Paul was given an imposter child to return to Aaron and David, and Nicolette had the baby she gave birth to (left alone) in a hotel room.
She goes out drinking and has a one-night stand with Shaun Watkins (Brad Moller), which results in her pregnancy.
Chloe eventually speaks with Doctor Karl Kennedy (Alan Fletcher) about the trials. He later informs her that the results show that she has Huntington's disease, a hereditary condition which results in the death of brain cells. Pengilly said Chloe is "stunned" by the news and she feels helpless because there is no cure.
Susan and Karl were childhood sweethearts who married in 1978, before they both graduated from university. Karl has cheated on Susan with Sarah Beaumont (Nicola Charles), and left her for Izzy Hoyland (Natalie Bassingthwaighte).
What is this? Now, however, the arrival of Jane's son Byron (Joe Klocek) has shaken things up, and it's about to reveal that Clive and Jane are not as stable as they appear. Byron is living a second life as a gigolo, with a woman called Danielle Pendlebury (Christine Stephen-Daly) as one of his clients.
She feels rejected by everyone and starts to reconsider her future. Nicolette has done a runner from Ramsay Street after her tensions with Chloe, David and Aaron. Aaron has blamed her for Nicolette's disappearance, even though they've since figured out that Chloe and Leo didn't sleep together after all.