A group of Australians are nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.

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 Daniel Sims / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Narrator (6 episodes, 2005)
Mick Graham ...
 Terry (6 episodes, 2005)
Chung Jade Koh ...
 Chun (6 episodes, 2005)
Maria Angelico ...
 Mel (6 episodes, 2005)
Emma Clapham ...
 Brianna (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Emma (6 episodes, 2005)
Deborah Jones ...
 Kerry (6 episodes, 2005)
Taylor Potter ...
 Tyson (6 episodes, 2005)
Tracey Mathers ...
 Shelly / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Jordan (6 episodes, 2005)
Frieda McKenna ...
 Frieda (5 episodes, 2005)
Carol Chong ...
 Carol (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mr Wong (5 episodes, 2005)
Pixie Jones ...
 Tracey (3 episodes, 2005)
Nyathan Hoth Mai ...
 Sonali (3 episodes, 2005)
Jhyll Teplin ...
 Mrs. King (3 episodes, 2005)
Lise Rodgers ...
 Mrs Welham (3 episodes, 2005)
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A group of Australians are nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.

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To film the twin characters of Daniel & Nathan, a body double was used for distance shots and blue-screen was used for the close-up shots where both characters were facing camera. See more »

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Ricky Wong: I spell "fun" with a "ph".
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Referenced in Gruen Planet: Doug Pitt (2012) See more »

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Fantastic
31 August 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

What a great show this is, a real surprise, but not to fans of Chris Lilley who have known his comic genius for a while. Five nominees for Australian of the Year, and every one of them undeserving of any such accolade! He makes us cringe at the self-absorbed Phil Olivetti, he makes us laugh at his Chinese PhD-cum-musical performer Ricky Wong, and he makes us ashamed of being an Australian when ignorant Ja'mie King graces the screen. Despite the many positive reviews in most of the newspapers around the country, people are unaware of this show and the fact it's a mockumentary. Some people have complained on radio about each of the nominee's behaviour on the show, thinking it's a genuine documentary, despite the fact Chris Lilley plays all five nominees! I think that's the ultimate testament to his talents as a comic. Well done.


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