Ten-year-old Joshua, in foster care with Georgie since he was a baby, is acting out in reaction to schoolyard bullies. Georgie hopes to lift Joshua’s spirits by fulfilling his long held dream of voyaging on the Pacific Jewel.

Rhonda, Joshua’s burnt out social worker, is trying her best to help, but is starting to crack under the constraints of a slick new management style led by new recruit, Ryan. Meanwhile, Damien, at the tail end of a long prison sentence, is doing everything in his power to get his life back on track.

But, when Jonno, his deadbeat father, shows up out of the blue demanding answers concerning a secret from Damien’s past, a series of intertwined events unfolds.

Providing topical, entertaining and compelling insights into the workings and machinations of child protection and parental rights, The Complete Package reveals the often dire consequences when irresponsible and well-meaning adults manipulate the truth.

  • tragicomedy
  • 100
  • 6 total
  • 2 female identifying, 4 male identifying
  • 3 to 8, 8 to 12, 18+
  • adult, young adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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