Ty’s declaration that he doesn’t love Rachel rocks her to the core and she lashes out angrily at Zeke for interfering in her life. Zeke defends himself, suggesting that her relationship with Ty was doomed anyway. However, he later realises just how much his decision to set Rachel free has cost Ty. Rachel finally decides that she should leave Ramsay Street to take up her school place in London, and Ty reaches out with a last gesture of love.
It’s the morning of Declan’s all-important AFL assessment but he is held up. First of all by the news of his mother’s engagement to Andrew Simpson, then by the sight of a tearful Bridget who is dealing with the news of her parents’ divorce. Declan stops to comfort her and in the process blows his last chance at an AFL career. But the cloud has a silver lining, as grateful Bridget rekindles their love.
Rebecca breaks the news of her engagement to Andrew Simpson, firstly to Declan and then Miranda. But is she really as committed to a life with Andrew as she is making out?
Also, with a new-found independence, Miranda strikes out in a new direction, applying for a job at Lassiters.