Louise Crawford

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Louise Crawford
Born Louise Crawford
Occupation Actor / Councillor

Louise Crawford is an Australian film and television actress and Local councillor who has appeared in many Australian soaps and dramas, including a role as Sgt. Karen Hatzic in primetime drama series City Homicide.[1] Over the last few years, she has become an activist for climate change action and recently trained with Al Gore in The Climate Reality Project. She was the unsuccessful Labor candidate for the safe Liberal seat of Brighton for the 2014 Victorian state election. In 2016, Crawford was elected as a Councillor of the City of Port Phillip [2]


First came to notice as "Shelley" Radcliffe in the 1995 Network Ten soap opera Echo Point. In 1996, she temporarily stood in for actress Tempany Deckert in the role of Selina Roberts on Home and Away, while Deckert recovered from illness.[3] In 1998-99, Crawford appeared in Breakers, a short-lived soap opera series which aired on Network Ten, as Lucy Hill. She also appeared on Neighbours as Abby Stafford in 2007 and as Detective Ellen Crabb in 2013, reprising the role again in 2016.

She also appeared in Forget The Rules, a cross-platform "dramedy" series which appeared on Foxtel's Channel V, but could also be watched on the Internet and on mobile phones.[4][5] and hosted the "reality" series Scream Test. Additionally, she appeared as a regular panellist on Beauty and the Beast, and has dabbled as a scriptwriter, writing episodes of Breakers and Home and Away.


Year Title Role Notes
2016-2017 Nowhere Boys Katrina (4 episodes)
2013, 2016– Neighbours Ellen Crabb Recurring Role
2014 Upper Middle Bogan Hostess (1 episode)
2012 John Doe Leah
Who Wants To Be A Terrorist! Reporter at Bomb Site
2011 Rush Susie (1 episode)
Killing Time Sally Fraser (5 episode)
Sidekick Connie (short)
2010 Offspring Tammy (1 episode)
2008 The Tumbler Jen
2007 City Homicide Sgt. Karen Hatzic (series regular - 29 episodes, 2007 - 2010)
Neighbours Abby Stafford (8 episodes)
2005 Last Man Standing Spunky Girl (1 episodes)
Forget The Rules Lisa Jones (series regular)
2004 The Mystery of Natalie Wood Waitress (TV Movie)
Love in the First Degree Box Office Manager
2003 Farscape Second Prisoner (1 episode)
2002 BeastMaster Lycia
The Hard Word Waitress
2001 Scream Test Series Host (as Louise Crawford)
BeastMaster Lycia
2000 All Saints Lynette Newman
1998 Breakers Lucy Hill (series regular)
1996 Home and Away Selina Roberts (Temporary replacement)
Beauty and the Beast Series Host (as Louise Crawford)
1995 Echo Point Shelley Radcliffe (series regular)
1994 Time Trax Judy (1 episode)


Year Title Notes
1998 Breakers
1996 Home and Away


  1. ^ http://tvnz.co.nz/content/1949214 Louise Crawford as Karen Hatzic TVNZ
  2. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_government_in_Australia City of Port Phillip website accessed 12/7/2018
  3. ^ Matthewman, Scott: They say she's the same, but she's not the same Archived 20 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine., The Stage, 8 April 2009.
  4. ^ Ziffer, Daniel: Dial M for mobile movies, The Age, 17 October 2005.
  5. ^ Cubby, Ben: Dial a drama, The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 October 2005.

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