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The Light On The Hill

Episode 6
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Written by Matt Cameron
Directed by Emma Freeman

Harriet's story on missing Chinese dissidents may have embarrassed Beijing into returning Sabine Hobbs to Canberra, but the connections to Australian intelligence and the murder remain hidden. The path she chooses will blow apart the plans of everyone — Bailey, Toohey and Paxton.


  • Anna Torv as Harriet
  • Dan Wyllie as Paxton
  • Jacki Weaver as Bailey
  • Damon Herriman as Kim
  • Alan Dale as Prime Minister Toohey
  • Alex Dimitriades as Dancer
  • Eugenia Yuan as Weng
  • Mekhi Phifer as US Ambassador Moreton
  • Matthew Zeremes as Brimmer
  • Huw Higginson as Reardon
  • Marcus Graham as Griff
  • Miranda Tapsell as Sasha
  • Benedict Samuel as Felix
  • Sacha Horler as Ludie
  • Kate Mulvaney as Ronnie
  • Justin Smith as Vaughn
  • Aleks Mikic as Thomas
  • Paul Gleeson as Warwick
  • David Roberts as General McAuliffe
  • Anni Finsterer as Rear Admiral Hartzig
  • Sean Taylor as Wheeler
  • Gary Young as Zheng
  • Ferdinand Hoang as Ambassador Dhao
  • Alice Chaston as Sabine Hobbs
  • Jeanette Cronin as Mrs Hobbs
  • Alan Dukes as Bennett
  • Tim Parsons as Max Dalgetty
  • Jo Briant as Mrs Dalgetty
  • Joel Horwood as Dan White
  • Michael Galen-Mules as Oliver
  • Laura Brent as Dr Crick
  • Martin Jacobs as Bryce Werner
  • Belinda Hoare as Prison Media Liaison [Chloe]
  • Aiden Gillet as Intruder
  • Ngee Voon Chua as Chinese Embassy Driver
  • Andrew Den as Corrective Service Guard
  • Marlee Barber as Stunt Performer
  • Darvin De La Cruz as Stunt Performer
  • Glenn Chow as Stunt Performer
  • Andrea Berchtold as Stunt Performer
  • Wilson Lo as Stunt Action Personnel
  • Hsieh Wai Lim as Stunt Action Personnel
  • Aaron Zee as Stunt Action Personnel