Colby Thorne has been doing his best to help his teenage sister Bella Nixon settle back into life in Summer Bay after all the drama involving her baddie dad, Ross Nixon.
However, Bella remains unaware of Ross’s fate and has confided in school teacher Simone Bedford how she fears Ross will return one day and try and kill Colby. If only Bella knew the truth!
Instead, Colby decides to try and focus on helping Bella and surprises her by giving her bedroom at the apartment a makeover.
However, when Bella later overhears a conversation and discovers Colby has decided to quit the police force, she feels she is somehow to blame for his decision. So she secretly packs her bags, leaves Colby a note and flees from Summer Bay…
Meanwhile, Brody Morgan is still under pressure from his brother Justin to end his affair with Simone and focus on his marriage to Ziggy.
But unable to avoid bumping into Simone, now she is working with Brody’s mum-in-law Maggie Astoni at Summer Bay High, the love cheat chef desperately tries to speak to Simone and ask for another chance.
Not wanting to be ‘the other woman’, Simone angrily tells Brody he’s got nobody but himself to blame for his unhappiness.
But not wanting to give up on Simone, will Brody finally make a decision: his marriage or his affair?
Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5