|Directed by||Cate Shortland|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Executive producer(s)||Miranda Dear|
|Original release||2 April 2006|
The Silence is an Australian television film that first aired on ABC on 2 April 2006.
After being traumatised by a fatal shooting, Detective Richard Treloar is relegated to curating a police photographic exhibition at the Police Museum. He becomes obsessed by images of a murder victim and makes connections between a series of murder mysteries. When one of the leads is killed, the case is reopened and he becomes the prime suspect, as his life begins to unravel. 
- Richard Roxburgh as Richard Treloar
- Essie Davis as Juliet Moore
- Alice McConnell as Helen Wilson
- Emily Barclay as Evelyn Hutchison
- Damian De Montemas as Michael Hanlon
- Tony Barry as Dennis Riordan
- Joel Tobeck as Ross Moss
- Firass Dirani as Anthony Vassalio
- Billie Rose Prichard
The Silence won the Australian Screen Sound Guild award for Best Achievement in Sound for a Tele-Feature or Mini-Series.
It was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Telefeature or Mini Series, Best Lead Actor in Television Drama for Richard Roxburgh and Best Guest or Supporting Actress in Television Drama for Emily Barclay.
It was also nominated at the 2007 Logie Awards for Silver Logie in Most Outstanding Drama Series, Miniseries or Telemovie. Richard Roxburgh was nominated for Most Outstanding Actor and Emily Barclay was nominated for Most Outstanding New Talent.