Charlene Edna Robinson (née Mitchell) is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours played by Kylie Minogue. She made her first screen appearance on 17 April 1986 when she came to join her mother Madge in Ramsay Street. Charlene was a tomboy and later worked as a Mechanic. Her storylines included her romance with Scott Robinson, trying to launch a singing career, bringing her half-brother home and her wedding, which was watched by 20 million viewers in the UK. Minogue decided to leave Neighbours in 1988 to pursue a music career. After accepting an apprenticeship in Brisbane, Charlene departed on 26 July 1988. During her time on the show, Minogue won four Logie Awards for her portrayal of Charlene. In May 2010, Minogue mentioned in an interview that she would like to make a brief return to Neighbours.