Neighbours spoilers: BIG news for Aaron Brennan and David Tanaka!

Neighbours, David Tanaka, Aaron Brennan, Bea Nilsson, Elly Conway

Aaron Brennan and David have begun to lose hope of becoming foster parents on Neighbours. But David's dad Paul plans a SURPRISE to cheer them up!

It looks like Aaron Brennan (played by Matt Wilson) and his husband, David Tanaka's (Takaya Honda) dream of becoming foster parents is over on Neighbours (1:45pm/5:30pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings).

Aaron and David assume they have been rejected, following Aaron's angry outburst as the foster care interviewer, Leila Potts (Jing-Xuan Chan) grilled them.

Seeing the couple are so down-in-the-dumps, David's dad, Paul Robinson (Stefan Dennis) arranges a special surprise involving neighbours, Bea Nilsson (Bonnie Anderson), her sister Elly Conway (Jodi Anasta) and Elly's baby daughter, Aster.

Elly has something BIG to ask David and Aaron. But WHAT?

Neighbours, David Tanaka, Aaron Brennan

David receives a call from the fostering agency on Neighbours

And that's not all.

David also receives a phone call from the foster agency. But is it good or bad news?

Neighbours, Dee Bliss, Heather Schilling

Toadie is still mistrustful of the relationship Dee is building with her criminal mum Heather on Neighbours

Meanwhile, Dee Bliss (Madeleine West) is enjoying spending time with her mum, Heather Schilling (Kerry Armstrong) gardening together in the prison yard.

However, despite Toadie Rebecchi's (Ryan Maloney) break-up with Dee, the legal eagle still doesn't trust Heather.

So when Toadie discovers Dee has now called off the search to find her long-lost dad, he decides to secretly ask his private investigator to run a background check on Dee's father.

What will he discover? Will Toadie's meddling end in tears?

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm/5:30pm on Channel 5

Simon Timblick

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.