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Home and Away spoilers: Will Dean Thompson get his job back at Salt?

Home and Away, Dean Thompson

Dean has some damage control to do on Home and Away after quitting his job at Salt. But will sister Mackenzie agree to give him another chance?

Just when it looked like Dean Thompson (played by Patrick O'Connor) and his sister Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) were back on good terms on Home and Away, rebel Dean has gone and quit his job at Mackenzie's restaurant Salt!

In yesterday's episode, Mackenzie got fed-up with Dean's lousy attitude towards the job she gave him. He may be her brother but he is also an employee so should start following the rules.

However, Dean's not one to be told what to do and QUIT his job!

Home and Away, Dean Thompson, Mackenzie Booth

Will Mackenzie agree to hear Dean out and give him his job back on Home and Away?

So friend Willow Harris (Sarah Roberts) tries to play peacekeeper between the pair. But despite Dean's best efforts to apologise to Mackenzie for his bad attitude, has he pushed his sister too far? Will she refuse to give Dean his job back?

Meanwhile, Irene Roberts (Lynne McGranger) wonders what it means for her court case now that teenager Bella Nixon (Courtney Miller) won't be testifying on her behalf at the court hearing.

Home and Away, Irene Roberts, Bella Nixon, Tommy

Irene wacked stalker Tommy over the head when she found him attacking Bella on Home and Away

Irene fears she could now be facing prison time for her attack on Bella's online stalker Tommy.

However, Irene's friend Leah Patterson (Ada Nicodemou) has other ideas on how to keep Irene out of prison. But what?

Home and Away, Jasmine Delaney, Robbo

Jasmine clashes with Robbo on Home and Away

Elsewhere, Jasmine Delaney (Sam Frost) is going stir-crazy with life in hiding at the motel.

Jasmine's husband Robbo (Jake Ryan) is permanently preoccupied trying to get to the bottom of the mystery surrounding crooked copper Dylan Carter. Could he still be alive?

Dylan is the man Robbo blames for the death of his first wife Lauren and their young children Lucas and Sophia in a home invasion several years earlier. So if Dylan is still alive and in hiding, Robbo wants him found.

But the drama is all too much for Jasmine, who is feeling isolated and trapped living her life under police protection.

As the couple start arguing again, Robbo opens the motel door and tells Jasmine she's free to leave if she wants to! Will Jasmine walk out on Robbo... and into possible danger?

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!


Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.


Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.