A new family is moving into Ramsay Street.


The Varga-Murphys are set to join the Neighbours reboot when it returns to our screens this September alongside the likes of The OC's Mischa Barton.

Sara West and Naomi Rukavina play couple Cara and Remi, while Riley Bryant and Marley Williams play their teenage sons JJ and Dex.

And though the family is originally in Erinsborough for a holiday, it soon turns into a more permanent arrangement. One it appears the Rodwells are not happy about.

West and Rukavina sat down with RadioTimes.com to discuss what's in store for the Varga-Murphys, including the possibility that one of the Ramsay residents could be the biological father to one of their children.

They also teased a feud with the Rodwells, the latest family to be introduced to the soap before it was axed in 2022.

Though they couldn't provide details about what initiates their rivalry, Rukavina did tease that "Remi has to keep Cara at bay a lot of the time – Cara is out for blood".

Sara West (as Cara Varga-Murphy) and Naomi Rukavina (Remi Varga-Murphy) in Neighbours standing next to each other and smiling
Sara West as Cara Varga-Murphy and Naomi Rukavina as Remi Varga-Murphy in Neighbours. Ray Messner/Amazon Freevee

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West explained: "Cara does kind of come out quite strong, but it's all with... I don't know, good intentions is not the right way to say it, it's kind of she's got her family in mind. She's very protective of her family. She would never put the family in danger.

"So yeah, the Rodwells definitely rub us the wrong way when we first get here!"

Despite not gelling with the Rodwells, the pair did reveal they become "really good, firm friends very fast" with their other neighbours, so it's not all drama for the new family on the block.

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