Uncle Max strives to ignite the residents of Arcadia in the lead up to the election. Leonie fights to keep Big Mike out of prison. Sully confronts his fear of public speaking in an attempt to help the Community Centre.
This serial drama centres on the inner-city neighbourhood of Arcadia Heights, exploring the relationships between the residents of the Arcadia social housing tower and the people who live in the rapidly gentrifying community that surrounds it. The Heights mines the frictions and commonalities between the upper and working classes in the melting pot of urban Australia. The series presents a medley of characters, cultures, classes and backgrounds from the 'tower' community, exploring their relationships, work lives and everyday challenges faced by its characters in an entertaining relationship drama series.