It seems like the new year will also be filled with new faces on Home And Away.
The long-running soap drama will see 39-year-old actress Kestie Morassi play Maggie Astoni on the show starring alongside Rohan Nichol, who plays her on-screen husband Ben Astoni.
The pair were spotted holding hands and intimately staring into one another's eyes on the Summer Bay set at Palm Beach on Tuesday.
The look of love: Home And Away newcomers, including Kestie Morassi, spend time together on the sand
Kestie has a multicoloured headscarf wrapped around her head, billowing pants with a floral design on them and is holding a piece of paper in her right hand.
Rohan looks like a particularly concerned husband, with their wedding bands making it seem likely the duo play a couple on the show.
The 41-year-old former Star Wars actor wears a pair of navy shorts and a maroon t-shirt that clings to his bulging biceps.
The love is strong with this one! The pair were spotting holding hands and intimately staring into one another's eyes on the Summer Bay set on Tuesday
What's got everyone looking so serious? The couple walked up the length of the beach earlier this week
In another scene James Stewart, who plays Justin Morgan, is holding an umbrella up to escape the