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For the 2007 Australian documentary medical program, see The Gift (2007 TV program).
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The Gift
Genre Children's television series
Created by David Ogilvy
Directed by
  • Kendal Flanagan
  • Mark DeFriest
  • Alicia Walsh,
  • Lis Hoffmann
  • Steven Peddie
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Executive producer(s)
  • Paul D. Barron
  • Claire Henderson
  • John Hugginson
  • Joan Peters
  • Madeleine Warburg
Producer(s) Barbi Taylor and Paul D Barron
Production company(s) Barron Entertainment Ltd
Original network Nine Network
Original release 27 October (1997-10-27) – 19 December 1997 (1997-12-19)

The Gift is an Australian children's television series that first screened on the Nine Network Australia in 1997. It featured 26 half-hour episodes produced by Barron Entertainment Ltd. The show reaired on the ABC in December 1998, and on ABC3 in 2011.


The Gift is passed on from one person to the next and gives the carrier the power to do anything they dream. When the Gift carrier discovers the Gift's true potential they have to pass it on to someone else.


  • Peter Rowsthorn as Raff
  • Kate Beahan as Enzo
  • Khan Chittenden as Leo
  • Clinton Voss as Desmond
  • Claire Sprunt as Jess
  • Kazmir Sas as Henry
  • Igor Sas as Robert
  • Gillian Alexy as Sharon
  • Joseph Atherden as Phillip
  • Nicolette Findley as Edwina
  • Kahren Hampton as Helen
  • Alan Rosenwald as Eric
  • Steele Sciberras as Billy
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