Mystery Road Series 2



A mangrove swamp. An endless sky. A headless body.

Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pederson) takes on a grisly new case in a new town in order to be closer to his family, but has he left it too late? Set in a small coastal community where the desert meets the ocean, secrets past and present run deep and dark. Jay must reconcile the law and deep lore and confront a dangerous enemy in a world where deception is king.

Series 2 of the AACTA and Logie award-winning Mystery Road sees the return of Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) to take on a grisly case in an Australian coastal community. Filmed in Western Australia’s Dampier Peninsular and Broome by acclaimed directors Warwick Thornton (Sweet Country, Samson & Delilah) and Wayne Blair (Top End Wedding, The Sapphires).


Produced by Bunya Productions for the ABC, with funding support from Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Screenwest, the Western Australian Regional Film Fund supported by Royalties for Regions and Create NSW, in association with all3media International who will handle the international sales.

Cast, includes Aaron Pederson, Sofia Helin, Jada Alberts, Callan Mulvey, Tasma Walton, Rob Collins, Gary Sweet, Ursula Yovich, Ngaire Pigram, Stan Yarramunua and Tasia Zalar.

Directors Warwick Thornton & Wayne Blair

Producers Greer Simpkin and David Jowsey

Script Producer Blake Ayshford

Writers Steven McGregor, Blake Ayshford, Kodie Bedford, Danielle MacLean and Timothy Lee.

Executive Producers Ivan Sen, Sally Riley and Rebecca Anderson

About us

Bunya Productions is an award-winning Australian film, television and media production company working with the best creative talent to bring incredible stories to life.