Andrew is getting the neighbours’ backs up with his backpacker business, prompting Malcolm to try and get to the bottom of what’s going on. Summer lies to protect Andrew’s scheme, but worries they’re taking too big a risk. Andrew has his own concerns but feels they’re too close to their goal and are having too much fun to stop now. With the end in sight, an unexpected phone call from Paul threatens to derail their plans.
Michael is exhausted by Tash’s antics and realises his plan to let her parent herself has failed. While Tash tries desperately to get his cherished records back, Michael finally admits defeat – their relationship is broken beyond repair. Finally he’s out of options, so he arranges to send her away to boarding school.
Lucas is still trying to find a way to get rid of his inheritance, and is prompted to consider buying a house. But the prospect of settling down somewhere for good is too unnerving for him. He opts for freedom, even though it means he’s back at square one!