A group of everyday, run of the mill Australians placed in a house (located at Dreamworld in sunny Queensland's Gold Coast) surrounded by cameras and microphones for 3 months to compete for a $250 000 cash prize




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Series cast summary:
Alice Redwood ...
 Herself - Housemate / ... 89 episodes, 2008
Rory Ammon ...
 Himself - Housemate 89 episodes, 2008
Travis Keyser ...
 Himself - Housemate / ... 89 episodes, 2008
Ben McCallum ...
 Himself - Housemate 88 episodes, 2008
Terri Munro ...
 Herself - Housemate / ... 84 episodes, 2008
Brigitte Stavaruk ...
 Herself - Housemate / ... 79 episodes, 2008
Bianca Benigno ...
 Herself - Housemate / ... 76 episodes, 2008
Michael Beveridge ...
 Himself - Housemate / ... 74 episodes, 2012
Estelle Landy ...
 Herself - Housemate 74 episodes, 2012
Layla Subritzky ...
 Herself - Housemate 74 episodes, 2012
Zoe Westgarth ...
 Herself - Housemate / ... 74 episodes, 2012
Ben Norris ...
 Himself - Housemate / ... 73 episodes, 2012-2014
Stacey Wren ...
 Herself - Housemate / ... 68 episodes, 2012


Twelve contestants, who have never met are challenged to stay in a house, cut off from any contact with the outside world for 85 days. There is a cash prize of $250,000 for the winner. The contestants are free to leave at any time, but if they do, they walk away empty-handed. Once a week the contestants nominate three members of the group for eviction, with viewers making the final decision, by way of a phone-in, of who will leave the house. Conditions inside the house are basic, but occupants earn money to supplement their rations if they all successfully complete weekly assignments, designed to test their team spirit. Over the weeks the numbers will be whittled away until eventually, one contestant will emerge victorious. In the meantime, the residents of the BIG BROTHER house have no idea of what the public thinks of them or what impact they are having on the world. Written by Anonymous

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Did You Know?


In seasons 4-6, the maximum prize money offered was one million dollars. Australia is the only country to offer such a prize on Big Brother. Housemate "Trevor" in season 4 is the only person to win one million dollars, as housemate fines were deducted from the prize in seasons 5 and 6. See more »


Mike Goldman: [signing off] I've been Mike Goldman and you've been gold, man.
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Great show!!!
6 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Big Brother is probably one of the greatest shows ever to come out of Australia. (Actually I lie - there was Neighbours and there is Home and Away, Water Rats etc.). Anyway, although we are a day behind it's still thrilling watching Big Brother especially on eviction day. I think Gretel is an amazing host and a great comedienne. I've been watching from day one and seen everything from Andy's whips to Sharna spitting the dummy to the Anita vs. Blair bitch fight. By time this gets on the IMDB the winner may already have been announced and I wish them congratulations. I hope Sara-Marie wins because she's such a great person. She's funny and very normal (in the physical sense - she's... bigger than most stars if you know what I mean). Anyway great show Australia!!! and to all the housemates good luck in your careers. (Gretel, Ballerina, Blair & Flash ROCK!). And I don't think that many of the housemates realise that they are also famous in New Zealand. Pete knows as does Flash.


Mark Ferguson is our host in New Zealand as well as Gretel. He introduces and concludes the show so in as much sense should be credited after all it wasn't an Australian who put the Big Brother titles in... it was me, a pure bred Kiwi.

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