Callan Mulvey as Brendan 'Josh' Joshua
Lawson and Grace try to talk-down a troubled teenager when she threatens suicide, trapped on a rooftop with her young boyfriend. She was later found to have killed her boyfriend's father. Grace's inexperience is quickly revealed when she tries to fix the situation, which ends in the young woman's tragic death.Read More
The TRG is called out to a sports oval where a heavily-armed gunman shoots Stella, who is saved by her kevlar vest. When the gunman requests to meet with a senior officer, Lawson approaches him and finds he was actually a former weapons-master who intends on suicide-by-cop. The situation ends when, after trying to avoid shooting the man, Lawson is forced to shoot and kill the man when he pulls a handgun on him.Read More
A criminal in custody escapes from the prison van he is being tranported in, and makes an audacious break for freedom. In doing so, he assaults Grace and takes a woman hostage. He then forces Josh to drive him around town before playing a little Russian Roulette. However, Josh is saved and the criminal is arrestedRead More
When the TR team intercepts a known drug dealer, they discover that a robbery is about to take place, which then turns into a siege when the robbers take hostages. One of the criminals falls into a basement beneath the bar and later dies. Dom goes in to try to convince the robbers to stop, but the owner of the bar is shot by a spear gun. Eventually, one of the criminals gives up while the other is arrestedRead More
Josh, Grace and Michael investigate when an alarm is going off at a high-security laboratory. They find that an animal rights activists group calling themselves 'Freedom From Torture' has freed almost all of the research animals from their cages. Michael is bitten by a monkey who is later found to have herpesRead More
Michael is found cleared of the herpes. The team arrives at a big surburban party and find a group of teenagers have stolen a gun from a security guard. Stella and Michael then go undercover to try and retrieve the stolen weapon. Michael then saves a high school boy from being severely beaten by kids from a rival high schoolRead More
When a politician’s daughter and her school friend are kidnapped, the team is asked to run a covert operation to get the girls back safely. After it goes wrong, the team discovers the daughter and her friend set the ransom up, before they need to be saved from a lying con-artist.Read More
TR is called to a media centre, where a man has locked himself in a room and has planted a number of paint bombs throughout the building. Michael is hit, but not injured. Dom discovers where the bombs really are, and him and grace are both hospitalised after the explosions.Read More
Lawson and Stella deal with a suicidal ex-footballer, Michael and Josh chase burglars through a series of complex tunnels, and Kerry is kept busy at the hospital where Dom and Grace are recovering. Grace unfortunately dies abruptly, while Connor confronts Josh after Grace revealed to him she was cheating on him with Josh.Read More
TR is given the responsibilty of protecting an underworld figure, who is testifying in court. A decoy is used, with an actor playing the man, but it goes downhill after the actor is shot dead. Serveral more attempts were made, and Kerry comes up with a unique way of protecting the man. Josh takes the man by himself, but is later cornered by the people trying to kill the underowrld figure. As they leave, TR shows up and the men are arrested. The episode ends with Micheal kissing Stella as she sleeps, and Kerry and Lawson having a conversation about the report on TR that Kerry wroteRead More
When a container of illegal weapons is broken into, Josh and Dom race to save the life of a security guard, who has a bomb strapped to her body, and attempt to find the men responsible.
Lawson, Michael and Shannon deal with a disgruntled worker, who is holding his boss against his will.Read More
When a family court judge is taken hostage by a disgruntled father, TR tries desperately for a peaceful resolution. As the situation escalates, Shannon is in a race to talk him down before Josh is forced to shoot him.
While Lawson’s attempts to catch a killer are hampered by journalist Jacinta Burns.Read More
During a routine cell extraction Dom and Stella are caught in a prison siege. As Shannon negotiates with the ringleader, she slips up admitting Dom and Stella are inside. When the situation escalates Lawson sends in Josh and the riot police.
Meanwhile an accident throws Kerry a massive curve ball.Read More
When an ex-newspaper editor causes a disturbance at Federation Square, Tactical Response tries to talk him down before he tragically falls to his death. A series of TAB robberies lead Tactical Response to link the incidents to a man attempting to settle a score. Meanwhile, struggling to deal with repercussions of the cyclist's death, Kerry leads Leon on a wild night out.Read More
TR is called to a domestic siege on the outskirts of Melbourne where they journey into dense bush to save a young boy.
When Josh is shot, Lawson faces a dilemma in how to neutralise the boy. Meanwhile, Kerry receives the brief for the coronial inquest and must prepare to face the consequences of causing a cyclist’s death.Read More
Stella's future in Tactical Response is threatened when she becomes involved in an illegal car race. Kerry faces the coronial inquest into the cyclist's death. Later, Boyd visits Kerry at home with a peace offering and Dom finds a creative solution to an unusual situation at a strip club where an out of control father demands to see his daughter.Read More
Michael puts his life in danger when he goes against protocol taking on a group of robbers single-handedly.
Tactical Response responds to a suspicious car tailing an armoured van. Michael goes against standard operating procedure taking on the robbers single-handedly. When the robbers discover their operation compromised, Michael finds his life in danger. Unable to hold back, Michael confesses his true feelings to Stella.Read More
When John Welsh, an ex-SAS soldier robs a petrol station, TR join with a major crime squad to help bring him down.
A drug-related story Jacinta is investigating ends up putting her life at risk. Lawson tries to protect her, but finds she is quite unwilling to accept his help.Read More
When a taxi driver assaults Shannon, Tactical Response links the incident to a spate of attacks against female passengers. As Tactical Response searches for the driver, Josh struggles to contain his anger. Tactical Response responds to a disturbance at a swinger's party only to discover the gatecrasher is a disabled woman. Meanwhile Lawson's love life takes a turn for the worse… or does it? He offers Shannon his spare room — will she shack up with her ex?Read More
Lawson extracts an undercover operative from a drug syndicate only to discover she has crossed the line and is pregnant to a known criminal. Tactical Response races to track her down before her boyfriend discovers she is a cop. Lawson and Shannon negotiate the awkwardness of their personal and professional relationship.Read More
Lawson, Shannon and Stella race to save the lives of college students when two teenagers go on a rampage at a college campus. Dom and Michael attend an armed robbery to find the gunman has been attacked by a security dog and is missing an ear. Josh, on suspension, visits Gabe, a psychologist to deal with his anger issues.Read More
Stella is caught in the crossfire when an informant is removed from witness protection against his will. When the negotiation takes a turn for the worse, Stella has to deal with the consequences of Alana being taken hostage. Josh and Shannon stake out two hapless crooks who are planning an armed robbery. Michael delivers a baby and finds himself a changed man.Read More
Lawson and Josh come to blows when Lawson discovers Josh's relationship with Shannon. Meanwhile, Tactical Response tracks an escaped criminal who Josh believes has been wrongly imprisoned. Lawson tries to locate an elderly couple who were seen scoring drugs and have left suicide notes for their children.Read More
TR assists in the removal of underage girls from a community where reports have been made of inappropriate behavior. The situation turns serious when a member of the community hijacks a bus and demands the girls be released. When the hijack escalates, Lawson is forced into action with devastating consequences for the team when it is revealed one of them is responsible for the shooting of an innocent man. Stella clashes with Lawson as the team waits for the ballistic report.Read More
The Tactical Response team investigate an attack on a police helicopter and multiple car bombings, however only after time passes, they realize it is all part of a cunning plan to rob a money-holding accommodation, learning this the teams pursue the case.Read More
As Lawson's growing obsession with the robbery crew threatens to pull Tactical Response apart, Josh shows his leadership as TR2 assist Drug Squad with the arrest of a drug importer. But things aren't as simple as they first seem when TR discover the offender's niece has been kidnapped and held to ransom. Josh must race to save the girl, in the process meeting her mother, Tash, who will change everything.Read More
TR score a lead when an ordinary civilian unwittingly implicates himself with Andrew Kronin's gang. As Lawson pushes the man to get to Kronin, Dom takes umbrage. Dom snaps, turning his gun on TR and flees. As TR 2 track down Dom, Lawson exults when he recovers a substantial amount of the heist money.Read More
Christian is thrilled to be guarding his childhood idol, Tuvaluan Prime Minister Pell Fisher, during a visit to Australia. But the glamour of the job soon gives way to dangerous reality when it becomes clear that Pell is a target for assassination. Meanwhile, Dom's hopes of returning to Tactical Response are crushed by Lawson.Read More
Stella, Shannon and Josh help to settle a violent ethnic dispute. Lawson, Michael and Christian are on the trail of a volatile young couple who are desperate to get married, and meanwhile, Josh receives a drunken phone call from teenager Minka, who is the daughter of Tash, and Kerry receives a surprise visitor.Read More
Tactical Response, along with the armed robbery squad, conduct survellience on armed robber Andrew Kronin and his gang. To make things worse though, Michael's 'underground fighting' creates a dangerous complication when he is identified as a police officer by one of Kronin's men.Read More
A runaway train ploughs through country stations on a collision course with another train. Lawson sets foot on the relentless express, unaware that he is on his own collision course with Andrew Kronin. As the final showdown beckons, Lawson will have to overcome more than just the train if he is to win back his teammates' faith.Read More
As TR, along with the drug squad, work to catch a well known drug gang, Kerry's efforts to save Blake, a meth cook and reformed drug addict becomes personal when, devastatingly, she finds out that her son James is battling his own addiction. Meanwhile, Josh finds himself fighting for his life when an unknown man breaks into his apartment and tries to kill him.Read More
A terrifying cyber assault on the city brings Josh and Tash together as they race against time to save the life of a badly injured woman. As the attacks increase in severity, Leon and Audrey must call on all their know how as they battle a faceless opponent who may be more than a match for them.Read More
A group of Afghani asylum seekers have seized control of Frankston’s Peninsula Centre and taken several hostages, including the son of the Minister for Immigration. With the siege now in its thirty-third hour, TR’s stamina is put to the ultimate test as Lawson starts to question the integrity of his key interpreter.Read More
TR go bush for a routine training exercise. Unbeknownst to Lawson and Josh, the younger members of the squad soon find themselves at the mercy of Oliver Ginsberg, who has rigged the forest with deadly traps.
When they discover Ginsberg is on his way to the city with a van full of explosives, they realize the worst is yet to come...Read More
Tactical Respose race into town, on the hunt for Oliver Ginsberg. They learn that Ginsberg has placed a very large bomb under the city and that he has plenty more deadly tricks in store for them. Lawson finds himself in an awkward position when he must work with Dom, now a member of the bomb squad, to defuse the bomb.Read More
The team finds a special way to honor their mate. Stella gives Lawson a hard time about not wanting to say anything at the funeral.
Kerry is shocked when her son James is arrested for assault on a flight from Vietnam. When the car they are travelling in is run off the road, James sees the men in the other car and runs. Kerry and TR then find themselves in a race against time to save him from two violent drug runners.Read More
TR embark on an unusual and confronting assignment when they must remove a newborn baby from its mother as part of an intervention order. When the mother's family murder a police officer in retaliation, TR find themselves resorting to extreme tactics to catch the men responsible.Read More
Michael has been a busy man since being fired from Tactical Response. Thanks to the squad's head honcho Kerry he's now undercover, and his job is to bring down the Raineys, a family team of cocaine importers. He sets up a buy-bust meeting in order to bring the Raineys down and coaxes Josh into becoming his wingman. The trade-off location changes at the last minute and whilst TR catches some of those responsible. Col Rainey has taken Michael and gone underground. Has his desire to prove himself to everyone put his life in serious danger? Meanwhile, Shannon finds herself face-to-face with her attacker.Read More
Tactical Response goes into overdrive as they desperately try and to locate Michael after his undercover buy-bust goes horribly wrong. Josh starts to crumble under the guilt of letting Michael get away while Stella is furious, realising her best friend, and once lover, may not come back alive. It's a race against time as Kerry fights political red tape and the remaining members of Tactical Response do anything they can to get one of their team back safely.Read More
Tragedy can have a profound effect on those involved. Everyone has different coping mechanisms, and Tactical Response continues to reel from a tragedy within their own ranks. Stella can barely build up strength to face the day and Christian appreciates a comforting presence from Amber. Josh, feeling responsible and immense guilt from what has happened, goes underground, deliberately avoiding contact from anyone at TR.Read More
The Tactical Response team continue their search for the man they believe is responsible for both the Police Minister and Michael's murders, as well as Josh's possible disappearance. They find out that he steals identities off people as a means of not being caught out, and Lawson has to make a big decision in order to catch him.Read More
Tactical Response find themselves up against a carefully planned manoeuvre when Lawson and others are taken hostage by the Cuckoo as part of an escape attempt from a military courtroom. As part of the team negotiates for Lawson’s freedom, Josh and Stella follow their own investigation: searching for a bomb.Read More