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Don't Wanna Let You Go

Episode 3.07 (27)
Mon, September 17, 2018
667,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Angela McDonald
Directed by Jennifer Leacy

Matt and Charlie's marriage is tested when they disagree over Ivy's future. Hughs plan to leave Whyhope is delayed when he is accused of malpractice. Ajax and Meryl devise a bizarre plan to save the farm from bankruptcy.

Ivy (Annabel Wolfe) has been caught trespassing by Darren (Uli Latukefu) and it’s going to cost and Charlie (Nicole da Silva) a hefty fine.

But things get more complicated when Darren explains that the fine will mean an appearance in court — with Ivy’s (Annabel Wolfe) legal guardians. And since she’s technically living in their home, Matt and Charlie now have a decision to make: become Ivy’s legal foster parents or Darren will have her taken into the care of DOCS. What starts off as a simple decision rapidly becomes complicated, and Charlie’s decision never to have children of her own is brought to a head, ending with the pair deciding to break up.

Meanwhile, Hugh (Rodger Corser) has promised Penny (Hayley McElhinney) he’ll leave Whyhope, but he’s quickly learning that it’s a hard promise to keep. No one in Sydney will hire him until his investigation is completed, but when the investigator arrives they immediately get off on the wrong foot. And that’s not all that needs to be cleared up before he can leave town, as Hugh is forced to tell his family that it’s time to sell the farm.

Meanwhile, Ajax (Matt Castley) is consumed with a problem of his own — it’s been announced that the Whyhope Cemetery is being replaced by a football field, and all the graves are going to be moved. Ajax is outraged and plans to picket against it — until he has an idea. If they move the cemetery to Arcadia, they take in the profits of running it. He convinces Meryl (Tina Bursill) to come on board, and she gets Hugh’s signature on the forms. Hugh’s furious when he finds out exactly what he signed, making him only more determined to go ahead and sell the farm.


  • Rodger Corser as Hugh Knight
  • Nicole da Silva as Charlie
  • Ryan Johnson as Matt Knight
  • Tina Bursill as Meryl Knight
  • Hayley McElhinney as Penny
  • Chloe Bayliss as Hayley
  • Matt Castley as Ajax
  • Belinda Bromilow as Betty
  • Brittany Clark as Mia
  • Charles Wu as Ken


  • Annabel Wolfe as Ivy
  • Uli Latukefu as Darren
  • Ed Wightman as Sam
  • Andrea Dimitriades as Dr Pari Thompson
  • Richard Green as Mr Anderson
  • Jaxon Langstaff as Baby Jimmy
  • Jacob Simmons as Baby Jimmy
  • Alan Flower as Joe Fiorini
  • Amanda LaBonte as DOCS Lady
  • Dane Carson as Publican
  • Michael Lobley as Guy in Handcuffs
  • Talayna Moana Nikora as Hayley Stunt Double
  • Inge Sildnik as Mia Stunt Double
  • Paul Doyle as Stunt Driver