Leon - in the 1970s and 80s many Australian crime series were screened in the UK, mostly (but not all) Crawford Productions. Homicide, Boney, Solo One, Ryan...
Perhaps Bluey was the one that made the most astonishing inpact. Due in part to the efforts of BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Billy Butler, Lucky Grills became a cult figure in Liverpool and was flown to the UK to perform at the Empire Theatre on Lime Street. Probably the most famous Tasmanian in the North West of England.
Let's forget about Prisoner - Cell Block H, shall we? Please?