Piper is thrown when a furious Finn threatens to suspend her if she doesn’t stop the student protest. It’s basically blackmail, but Piper relents. Ben is baffled – what’s the reason for Piper’s sudden change of heart?

Meanwhile, Elly’s frustrated that everyone around her is unwilling to go after Finn. She knows what kind of person he is, and if no-one is going to put him in his place then she will…

Also, Finn works hard to contain the fallout from the student protest. But the net tightens when a journalist from the West Waratah Star starts poking around…