* DawsonCasting: While Sally grew up before a nation, other teenage characters are played: mostly. by adults.
* DyeHard: The naturally brunette Creator/SaskiaBurmeister dyed her hair blonde to play Tegan Callahan.
* HeyItsThatGuy - Heath Braxton is a former [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Power Ranger]], while [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Robbie Hunter]] became one later.
** Several cast members were on Aussie kids' shows before starting here.
** Ray Meagher was in ''Breaker Morant''
** Cornelia Frances was already known too, from her roles in ''The Young Doctors'', ''The Box'' and ''Sons and Daughters''.
** Creator/SaskiaBurmeister appears here as Tegan Callahan, albeit blonde instead of her natural brunette.
* RetroactiveRecognition: HeathLedger, Isla Fisher, Melissa George, [[Film/StarTrek Chris]] [[MarvelCinematicUniverse Hemsworth]], [[TheMentalist Simon Baker]], [[Film/{{Memento}} Guy]] [[LAConfidential Pearce]], [[TrueBlood Ryan Kwanten]], [[PrettyLittleLiars Tammin Sursok]] and Creator/NaomiWatts all got their big breaks here.
* MilestoneCelebration:
** Episode #2000 saw [[Creator/MelissaGeorge Angel]] and her new family depart the bay.
** Episode #3000 saw Mitch's departure, and ended with Alex, Dani and Brodie in a car accident.
** Episode #4000 was Alf Stewart's birthday party, with numerous past characters returning. This also ended in a tragic car accident, this time fatal.
* TheOtherDarrin: mainly Flynn, Rebecca, Pippa and Hayley. This show is, like just about all British soaps, notable for a conspicuous ''lack'' of Other Darrins.
* RecycledScript: And, how.