Where are they now? The cast of the classic Aussie TV series, Blue Heelers.

In the 1990s, Blue Heelers was essential TV viewing.

Families would gather around the telly every Tuesday night to find out what whacky crime was going down in the small town of Mount Thomas.

People were kidnapped. Banks were constantly robbed. One time the police station was even bombed.

But the most important – and tear-jerking – plotline was the love story between Maggie and PJ.

Now, 15 years after Blue Heelers left our screens, the original cast have reunited for a virtual table read.

Image: KIIS FM.

Organised by KIIS FM's Jase & JP, the reunion featured John Wood, Charlie Clausen, Julie Nihill and Ditch Davey as the former cast members followed a script created by the radio hosts.

As for whether we'll see a Blue Heelers reboot on screen, Ditch Davey, who played Evan Jones on the show, is open to coming back to the show.

"I wouldn't say no to anything. I absolutely loved doing that show," he told New Idea.

"People have such fondness for Blue Heelers that I wouldn't put it off the table. If all the cards fell in the right way – I think it would certainly need a big reboot – but I wouldn't put it off the table."

As we reminisce all things Blue Heelers, here's what the cast have been up to:

John Wood as Tom Croydon

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John as Tom and now. Image: Getty.

John Wood played the Sergeant of Mount Thomas Police Station, Tom Croydon. Tom would later be promoted to Senior Sergeant.

His wife died in the second season, and his young granddaughter was kidnapped several times throughout the series.

Since Blue Heelers wrapped up, John has starred in a bunch of TV shows including Offspring, Neighbours, Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, How to Stay Married, and Joanne Lees - Murder in the Outback.

He is now 74 years old.

Julie Nihill as Chris Riley

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Julie Nihill as Chris and now. Image: Getty.

Chris was the publican of the local Imperial Hotel where the team would let off steam after work.

Chris was also often able to help the police with their investigations because she got all the goss at the pub.


After playing Chris in Blue Heelers, Julie Nihill, 64, has starred in Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Leftovers, Neighbours, and How to Stay Married.

Martin Sacks as PJ Hasham

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Martin as PJ and now. Image: Getty.

PJ was one of the most loved characters on the long-running cop drama.

He dated and later became engaged to fellow cop Maggie Doyle. When Maggie was killed, PJ was framed for her murder. He later became engaged to Jo Parrish, but she was also killed.

After Blue Heelers, Martin went on to star in a bunch of Aussie TV shows including Underbelly, City Homicide, Sea Patrol, Wentworth and A Place to Call Home.

Lisa McCune as Maggie Doyle

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Lisa as Maggie and now. Image: Getty.

Lisa McCune played Maggie Doyle, the local cop who reluctantly fell in love with her workmate.

After seven seasons and an engagement, Maggie was killed by her own brother, who framed PJ for her murder.

Once she left Blue Heelers, Lisa went on to star in Sea Patrol

More recently, the 49-year-old has appeared in The Divorce, The Warriors, and How to Stay Married.

William McInnes as Nick Schultz

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William as Nick and now. Image: Getty.

William McInnes played Senior Constable Nick Schultz in the series. He joined the force after his wife and daughter were killed in a car accident.

Nick could be hot headed, and he often clashed with his fellow cops, causing drama in the sleepy little town of Mount Thomas.

William went on to star in SeaChange, East West 101, Deep Water, Rake, and Total Control. He's also written a bunch of books.

The actor lost the love of his life, his wife Sarah, in 2011. He raised their two children, Clem and Stella, as a single father.

Damian Walshe-Howling as Adam Cooper

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Damian as Adam and now. Image: Getty.

Damian Walshe-Howling played keen, young cop Adam Cooper in the series.

After leaving Blue Heelers, Damian went on to star in Underbelly, The Reef, The Time of Our Lives and Bite Club.

Tasma Walton as Dash McKinley

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Tasma as Dash and now. Image: Getty.

Dash McKinley first started working at Mount Thomas Police Station in season four. In season five, just after her 21st birthday, Dash was diagnosed was cancer.

She went into remission after being treated with chemotherapy, and her character later left the show.

Since Blue Heelers, Tasma has starred in a bunch of TV shows including City Homicide, Cleverman, Rake, and Mystery Road.

In 2007, she began dating Rove McManus. The pair later married in Broome, Western Australia, on June 16, 2009.

The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Ruby, in December 2013.

Feature Image: Channel Seven.

This post was originally published on February 17, 2019, and updated with new information on January 22, 2021.