Ben reopens the board shop, but business is slow and he begins to stress. Struggling as a full-time parent, Robbo is reluctant to admit he needs help. Leah has a suggestion to take Justin’s mind off Tori. Marilyn is feeling bereft at no longer being part of Raffy’s life.
Justin takes Ava on a trip to visit Raffy and Brody. Alex rejects Willow’s advances, but won’t tell her why. Jasmine wants to know why Robbo won’t let her help him with Grace and is astounded by his reply. Leah is scared that she could be falling in love with Justin.
Ziggy’s insecurities resurface when she spots Dean’s hot new surfing pupil Jade flirting with him. Alex reaches an understanding with Willow after explaining why she is nervous about starting a relationship. Irene pushes Robbo to finally accept Jasmine’s help.
When Bella claims to be too ill to go on a weekend school trip, Mackenzie accuses her of trying to keep her and Colby apart. Dean fears Ziggy’s reaction when Ryder gets Jade a job at Salt. Alf and Martha come back and announce that Martha is returning for good.
Bella is rushed to hospital, where Alex diagnoses tetanus. Happy for Alf and Martha’s new living arrangements, Leah is inspired to move in with Justin, who is sad that Ava is back with her mother. Ben and Maggie celebrate a turning point in their business
Hendrix’s mother Lisa is in town. Pierce is suspicious, but she appears to be surprisingly reasonable, leading Hendrix to confide in her. Paul doesn’t want any fuss for his birthday, but Terese insists on a family brunch. Paul is thrown by a surprise gift from Rob in prison.
Harlow is upset by Prue’s failure to reply to her emails. Terese turns to Gary, who does his best to cheer her up. Trouble is brewing in Pierce’s family, with Hendrix refusing to talk to either of his parents. Karl and Susan do their best to smooth things over, as does Harlow.
Lisa has a shocking proposal for Chloe and Pierce. Chloe is troubled when it seems that Pierce is considering it, while Hendrix is annoyed to discover his mother’s hidden agenda. Shane and Roxy are thrown together at work again. With misgivings, Elly declines Bea’s offer to move back in with her and Finn.
Shane is mortified after his kiss with Roxy and wants to confess all to Dipi. Roxy is feeling equally ashamed, but aware that confessing will only make matters worse, tries to change his mind. Elly feels redundant as a parent after Aaron and David take over and send her out for the day.
After returning to an empty house, Elly is furious with Aaron and David, who acknowledge that they overstepped the mark with Aster. Yashvi returns from Sydney, but steers clear of Ned while she studies for her police exams. However, someone is watching her.