The 35-year-old has taken on the role of Zac Macguire, a prison education officer who will get to know Casey Braxton (Lincoln Younes) in an upcoming storyline.
Pictured: Charlie Clausen as Zac Maguire in Home and Away.
Zac had a stint in jail when he was younger, but has since turned his life around and tries to help others do the same.
Natalie (Catherine Mack) asks Zac to keep an eye on Casey while he is in prison, still keen to help the Braxton teen.
However, with Zac now back in Natalie's life, viewers will also be left to wonder whether she will finally move on from the River Boys and her on-off love interest Brax (Steve Peacocke).
Clausen commented: "I'm very excited to join the cast of Home and Away. I found out I got the role on my birthday and I couldn't think of a better gift.
"It's a fantastic opportunity for any actor and I've been made to feel really welcome by the cast, crew and production team. I'm looking forward to 2013 and beyond."
Home and Away airs Zac's first scenes next week on Network Seven in Australia, and in February on Channel 5 in the UK.
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