Storylines include: Adam dealing with an HIV scare; Chris and Adam beginning a relationship; despite their age difference; Maggie getting a roommate, Gina Belfanti who quickly fell for Adam; Tom's reunion with his troubled daughter Susan; Maggie and Wayne going for their Senior Constable exams; the introduction of Inspector Monica Draper who kept a close watch on the Mt. Thomas station; the arrival in town of Dr. Zoe Hamilton a local doctor who became a secret admirer of Nick's, and the growing sexual tension between PJ and Maggie. The season ended with Gina being raped. The only witness, a mentally disabled man named Clancy Freeman, who would recur until the (11th season), was uncertain of what he had seen, and so Maggie was used as bait to trap the rapist. In the aftermath, she and PJ shared their first kiss.