A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia.
Four years later and we pick up the lives of the Bligh family's Anzac Day, 1958. Sarah comes into conflict with the hierarchy at the hospital over the misdiagnosis of an indigenous man, and challenges George over what religion David should be raised in.
Sarah and George continue their difficult conversation about religion. Anna is sabotaging her writing career yet again while dealing with the attentions of her publisher.
Two months have passed. George meets with a rabbi in the city to discuss the process of conversion. Carolyn clocks Jack's reluctance to change but busies herself advocating for Frank's art.
Regina reveals that Sir Richard is hell bent on ruining the Bligh family. Sarah decides to accompany George to Canberra.
Jack and Henry butt heads about informing Douglas of his prognosis. In Canberra, Sarah attends a political function and experiences a post traumatic stress episode.
Sarah is plunged into a dark place and must confront the demons of her past. Larry is taught a valuable lesson and is redeemed. Anna and Carolyn realise that Regina may deserve their trust.
One month later, in the midst of the family's grief, George must deal with a rabid Sir Richard keen on finding out George's decision regarding the upcoming federal election.
The family convenes and agree to come up with a plan to wrestle control of Ash Park from Sir Richard. Elizabeth receives news of an extraordinary nature. George questions the value of trying to save Ash Park.
Elizabeth's cloud of grief begins to break. Jack is asked to assist in Sir Richard's downfall. Sarah still harbours doubts about Regina's motives for helping the family. Sir Richard pays Elizabeth a visit. His veiled threats send a tremor through the family.
Two weeks until the federal election and Jack embraces a rigorous campaign schedule. Sir Richard's suspicions of a subterfuge deepen. Elizabeth launches Douglas' veteran's fund to representatives of the Australian-Aboriginal Fellowship. With one deft strike, Sir Richard's destruction of Jack Duncan looks complete. A body is pulled from the river.
Frank and Roy discover an inebriated Jack still suffering from Sir Richard's public humiliation of him. Henry and Sarah prepare for an autopsy, and Sarah begins to put the pieces of the puzzle together. Meanwhile, Anna and Henry find comfort in each other.