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blue heeler

Austral and NZ a cattle dog that controls cattle by biting their heels
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(2) Kate Matthews, 'Blue Heelers (1994 -2006)', Australian Screen, <http:// aso.gov.au/titles/series/blue-heelers/>, accessed 31 October 2013.
They needed a dog, so I went out with them one chilly night to look at a batch of blue heeler puppies.
Ray Harding: semi-recumbent, with a pen: Ray Harding wrote more than 682 television scripts over twenty-five years for some of Australia's most famous television shows including Neighbours (1985-), Home and Away (1987-), A Country Practice (1981-1994), MDA (2002-2005), Water Rats (1996-2001) and Blue Heelers (1994-2006).
SYDNEY One of Oz's longest-running dramas, rural cop drama "Blue Heelers," has been canceled after a 12-year run on the Seven Network.
"I blush when I think about it but I was just so amazed to have won," says Lisa, who plays feisty country cop Maggie Doyle in afternoon action series Blue Heelers (ITV, times vary).
But the star of cult cop show Blue Heelers blushes at the thought.
Long-running series such as Blue Heelers and All Saints are wearing at the edges, and newly-created programs like Last Man Standing and The Alice were cancelled after low ratings and schedule shifting.
Wilson appeared in more than 17 Aussie films, including "Crackerjack," "The Club" and "Breaker Morant." He had roles in more than 40 teleseries including "A Country Practice," "Blue Heelers," "Matlock Police" and "The Sullivans."
Nine's "CSI: Miami" and Seven's local cop series "Blue Heelers," and he's happy with "Law & Order: SVU's" numbers at 8.30 p.m.
Australian television needs a new series to take the place of aging programs such as Blue Heelers, All Saints and McLeod's Daughters (the latter of which seems to be outlasting even its titular characters).
SYDNEY There's been more action off-screen than onscreen for Aussie terrestrial TV dramas this year, with "Always Greener" and "White Collar Blue" axed, "Crashburn" proving to be a prophetic title for the Ten network, and sagging ratings for "Blue Heelers," "All Saints," "The Secret Life of Us" and "MDA."