Neighbours spoilers: WHY does Terese Willis make a public apology?

Neighbours spoilers, Terese Willis, Jacinta Hay, Mackenzie Stone
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On today's episode of Neighbours, Terese Willis finds herself at the centre of a SCANDAL that could be a disaster for Lassiters...

The past comes back to haunt Terese Willis (played by Rebekah Elmaloglou) on today's episode of Neighbours (1:45pm/5:30pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings)...

As Australia Day (26th January) approaches, hotel manager Terese believes it is the right decision for the hotel to step away from the controversial celebrations.

History lesson: In recent years, there has been a movement to change the date of Australia Day, since many believe the British invasion back in 1788 and the terrible time Aboriginal Australians experienced, isn't something to celebrate.

However, Terese isn't smiling for long after lawyer, Tim Collins (Ben Anderson) unearths an old statement that Terese made years earlier, when she wasn't as supportive of the change the date movement.

Deeply regretful over the comments she made, Terese knows she must give a proper public apology...

Neighbours spoilers, Toadie Rebecchi, Harlow Robinson, Paul Robinson, Terese Willis

Neighbours spoilers, Mackenzie Stone, Jacinta Hay, Terese Willis

After seeking some advice from local councillor, Jacinta Hay (Maurial Spearim), Terese Willis (Rebekah Elmaloglou) makes a heartfelt public apology on Neighbours

Meanwhile, Aaron Brennan (Matt Wilson) and husband, David Tanaka (Takaya Honda) are reeling from the revelation that former foster child, Brent Colefax (Texas Watterston) was hiding in their garden shed!

Why is Brent back in Erinsborough?

Neighbours spoilers, Harlow Robinson, Brent Colefax

Harlow is shocked when she finds runaway Brent sleeping rough near Lassiters on Neighbours

And where has the teenager got to after fleeing the scene at Number 32?

Aaron and David want some answers!

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

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