Ben is in turmoil after Maggie admits that she slept with Marco. Ziggy realises that Marco might actually be her father. Marilyn opens up to John about why she insisted on taking the Parata family in. Tori and Jasmine bond over single motherhood.
Maggie suggests that Ziggy and Marco take a paternity test. Returning from a break with Dean, Willow is furious to find that the gym has been shut and fires Stella on the spot. A phone call asking Leah to make a victim statement threatens to derail her recovery. Maggie tells Roo her big secret.
Colby is thrown to discover that Mac and Ari have become an item. Leah returns to work in the diner but an unfortunate remark triggers an angry outburst and gives her second thoughts about her refusal to make a victim statement. Bella and Nik enjoy quality time.
Bella prepares to take her relationship with Nik to the next level. Ari realises that he is on dangerous ground with Mac and feels even less secure when he sees her talking to Colby. Leah gives her victim impact statement, but the details disturb Justin.
Bella panics at the last minute, throwing Nik out and locking her bedroom door before starting to cut herself. Ryder accuses Nik of harming her, but Willow sets everyone straight. Colby tells Bella that she needs fulltime care in a psychiatric facility. Maggie's family have ostracised her.
Ned is determined to make a success of the launch of the rooftop pool, but how will he handle the pressure when things go wrong with his plans? Roxy ignores some well-meant advice and interferes in Kyle’s romantic life. Sheila suffers another upsetting loss.
Elly comes up with a plan to deal with Claudia after she learns that she has offered to buy the island. Kyle is at his wits’ end over how to help Sheila. Ned decides on a completely different direction in life. Susan and Karl’s relationship deteriorates after another ferocious argument.
Dipi is uncomfortable when Toadie announces his intention of spending a day with Dee and the kids. Elly warns Toadie and Dee about an overheard remark by Andrea, unaware that she is putting herself in danger. Karl bumps into his old flame Olivia Bell at the Waterhole.
Andrea makes Elly's life hell. Karl and Susan are delighted that Dee will be staying with them, but fall out again about what to do after a visit to Elly. Sheila's daughter Naomi arrives out of the blue and resolves to help her mother after hearing an irrational outburst that Gary the pigeon was her son reincarnate.
Determined to help Toadie and Elly, Chloe finds some potentially incriminating evidence against Claudia, but is caught red-handed. Locked in the Willis house, will Sheila and Susan finally make peace or remain at loggerheads? Naomi finds work at the hotel, but is distracted by a blast from her wild past.