Big Brother Australia is the Australian version of the international Big Brother reality television series. Big Brother was produced from 2001 and ran for eight seasons on Network Ten before the network cancelled it in July 2008 after experiencing audience erosion and controversy.
What’s the prize for winning Big Brother Australia?
The winner of Big Brother Australia receives a cash prize for being the last remaining housemate. In Big Brother 1 – Big Brother 3, Big Brother 8 – Big Brother 10, the prize was guaranteed A$ 250,000. Some seasons only mentioned the grand prize part-way through the series.
Who was in the first season of Big Brother 2006?
Fifteen Big Brother 2006 housemates entered at the beginning of the season. A total of eight additional housemates entering during the series. The first batch of intruders were Danielle Foote, Jade Stack, and Rob Rigley.
Where is the Big Brother house on the Gold Coast?
The Ten and Nine iterations of the series used a compound located at the Dreamworld theme park, on the Gold Coast, Queensland, as the Big Brother House. It has since been abandoned and vandalised. In June 2019, the house was set ablaze and burnt down entirely. The entire compound was demolished by Dreamworld in August 2019.
Who was the winner of Big Brother Australia Season 9?
Benjamin Norris was announced the winner of the ninth season on 7 November 2012, making him the first openly gay person to win Big Brother Australia. Benjamin proposed to his boyfriend, also named Ben, during the show’s finale. This season introduced Sonia Kruger as the new host of Big Brother.
How does eviction work on Big Brother Australia?
Eviction: On eviction night, all housemates must vote to evict one of the nominees, with the exception of the nominating housemate (who will only cast a tie-breaker vote, if required), nor do the nominated housemates vote when there are only two nominees (on account of their votes cancelling the other’s out).
When does the new Big Brother house start?
In June 2019, the house was set ablaze and burnt down entirely. The entire compound was demolished by Dreamworld in August 2019. As the original house had burned down, the Seven Network iteration of the series is set to use a location for a new Big Brother House.