Australia's Next Top Model (cycle 2)

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Australia's Next Top Model (cycle 2)
Australia's Next Top Model Cycle 2.jpg
Cycle 2 contestants
Country of origin Australia
No. of episodes 8
Release
Original network Fox8
Original release

4 January (2006-01-04) – 22 February 2006 (2006-02-22)

Additional information
Judges
No. of contestants 13
Winner Eboni Stocks
Cycle chronology
← Previous
Cycle 1
Next →
Cycle 3
Series summary

Cycle two of Australia's Next Top Model premiered on 4 January 2006 on Fox8. Thirteen contestants were chosen to share an inner city apartment in Sydney for eight weeks while they were competing for the title of Australia's Next Top Model. The cycle's tagline was "Game On!".[1]

The prizes for this cycle included a two-year modelling contract with Chic Model Management, an all expenses paid trip to New York City to meet with Next Model Management, an eight-page editorial in Cleo magazine, a national campaign for Napoleon cosmetics, A$1,500 worth of Lovable lingerie and sleepwear, and a Samsung E530 mobile phone.

The winner of the competition was 19-year-old Eboni Stocks from Hobart, Tasmania.[2][3]

Cast[edit]

Contestants[edit]

(Ages stated are at start of contest)

Contestant Age Height Hometown Finish Place
Sasha Greenoff 22 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) Darwin Episode 1 13
Rebecca Pian 18 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Melbourne 12–11
Natalie Giuffre 19 179 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) Perth
Sophie Miller 18 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Brisbane Episode 2 10
Sarah Lawrence 19 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Perth Episode 3 9
Hiranthi Warusevitane 21 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) Canberra Episode 4 8
Caroline Mouflard 18 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) Byron Bay Episode 5 7 (quit)
Lara Cameron 18 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) Perth 6
Louise van Brussel 20 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) Adelaide Episode 6 5
Madeleine Rose 18 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) Sydney Episode 7 4
Simone Viljoen 19 174 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) Canberra Episode 8 3
Jessica French 20 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) Brisbane 2
Eboni Stocks 19 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) Hobart 1

Judges[edit]

Other cast members[edit]

  • Michael Azzolini – personal stylist

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Original air date
10 1 "Models 24/7" 4 January 2006 (2006-01-04)

The 12 new models arrived at the Holsworthy Army Barracks for an obstacle course challenge that saw one of them eliminated from the competition. Upon arriving to their new home, the models were surprised to find that they would be sharing the home with a new contestant. After meeting their personal trainer for a fitness session, the models were taught how to walk on the runway. At their first photo shoot, the girls were photographed nude whilst posing with jewellery.

  • Special guests: Adam Hill, Craig Wing, Michael Boyd, Victoria Fischer, Andrea & Joen, Jayne Wild
  • Featured photographer: Dean Tirkot
11 2 "The Girl That Starts A Romance" 11 January 2006 (2006-01-11)

The contestants received makeovers and were later taken to the Napoleon Perdis cosmetics company for a make-up lesson. They then arrived at the Hilton hotel for a party with Beau Brady and Cleo editor Nedahl, in which they were secretly being judged on their behaviour. For the photo shoot the models had to pose with circus staff while dressed in lingerie. The contestants were also treated to a special dinner with cycle 1 winner Gemma Sanderson.

  • Special guests: Jayne Wild, Emanuel Perdis, Beau Brady, Nedahl Stelio, Leonie Looser, Mark McVeigh, Andrew Welsh, Adam Hill, Sharon-Lee Hamilton, Gemma Sanderson
  • Featured photographer: Marc Debnam
12 3 "Letting Out Emotions" 18 January 2006 (2006-01-18)

The remaining contestants took a class at the National Institute of Dramatic Art and were later taken to a theater where they had to perform a series of acting-related tasks. For the photo shoot, each girl drew a different emotion from a hat that she would later have to portray.

  • Special guests: Mark Gaal, Cameron Knight, Rebecca De Unamuno, Justin Hemmes, Christina Fitzgerald, Adam Hill, Connor Beaver
  • Featured photographer: Georges Antoni
13 4 "Getting-back To Basics" 25 January 2006 (2006-01-25)

The models were taken to the bush to meet Tim Jarvis for a lesson on survival skills, and had to spend the night out in tents. Eboni was sent to the hospital after having back pain problems, while the other contestants completed a challenge to abseil down a cliff. At the shoot, the models were styled in country life fashion.

  • Special guests: Tim Jarvis, Carl Reeves, Rai Thistlethwayte
  • Featured photographer: Nick Leary
14 5 "The Girl That Had Back Pains" 1 February 2006 (2006-02-01)

Caroline decided to drop out of the competition to focus on her studies, and the models met Olympic Gold Medalist Elka Graham. During a swimming session, Eboni lost all feeling in one of her arms and was sent to the hospital. The rest of the girls arrived at Latin Motion Dance Academy and learned a choreographed dance. After a posing challenge with Tigerlilly swimwear, Eboni found out about an artery in her neck could potentially cause her to have a stroke. She subsequently decided to drop out of the competition. While the other contestants focued on other competition tasks, Erika Heynatz visited Eboni at the hospital and assured her that if the doctors gave the okay, she could come back into the competition. The remaining contestants had a swimwear photo shoot with male models.

  • Special guests: Adam Hill, Elka Graham, Michael Boyd, Dr. Richard Parkinson, Tracy Baker, Mick O'Rafferty, Jodhi Meares
  • Featured photographer: Simon Upton
15 6 "Oh-My Cleo" 8 February 2006 (2006-02-08)

The girls travelled to Bridge Climb, and climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It was then revealed that Eboni would be returning to the competition. The women were briefed on the importance of the media and being good role models to build their credibility. Tension later ensued over Eboni's return. For the challenge the models were interviewed by Natalie Michaels for Sky News. For the photo shoot the models arrived at Central Coast Stadium and learned that they would be shooting a 5-page editorial spread for Cleo magazine.

  • Special guests: Dr. Richard Parkinson, Peter Metzner, Adam Hill, Natalie Michaels, Peter Evans, Victoria Tullock, Jo Ferguson, Nedahl Stelio
16 7 "Fashion 1.1" 15 February 2006 (2006-02-15)

The models learned about marketing and were interviewed by Erika Heynatz before being sent to the Chic Modelling Agency for them to learn how to market themselves. They also had a styling and fashion lesson followed by go-sees. The contestants later had lunch with Antonia Kidman, and attended an event for raising the awareness of breast cancer. For the shoot, the models were suspended from ropes wearing Terry Biviano shoes.

  • Special guests: Ursula Hufnagl, Kathy Ward, Jo Ferguson, Dianne Taylor, Napoleon Perdis, Bianca Spender, Camila & Marc, Wayne Cooper, Antonia Kidman, Terry Biviano, Ashleigh Swift
  • Featured photographer: Liz Hahn
17 8 "The Girl Who Becomes Australia's Next Top Model" 22 February 2006 (2006-02-22)

The final three met Australian designer Charlie Brown, and later took part in their final photo shoot before practicing for the final runway show. After one final elimination, the two remaining finalists were taken to Cargo Lounge in Sydney Harbour for the final show. The judges deliberated one last time and had a look at each girls' progress throughout the series, and Eboni was revealed to be Australia's Next Top Model.

  • Special guests: Charlie Brown, Jonathan Pease, Jesse Margolis, Nikita Semak
  • Featured photographer: Nick Leary

Results[edit]

Order Episodes
1[a] 2 3 4 5[b] 6 7 8
1 Eboni Madeleine Louise Madeleine Simone Eboni Jessica Eboni Eboni
2 Caroline Simone Madeleine Simone Madeleine Simone Eboni Jessica Jessica
3 Jessica Jessica Lara Eboni Louise Jessica Simone Simone
4 Simone Eboni Simone Lara Jessica Madeleine Madeleine
5 Louise Lara Caroline Louise Lara Louise
6 Lara Caroline Eboni Jessica Eboni
7 Hiranthi Louise Hiranthi Caroline Caroline
8 Madeleine Hiranthi Jessica Hiranthi
9 Sophie Sarah Sarah
10 Sarah Sophie
11 Natalie
Rebecca
12
13 Sasha
     The contestant was eliminated outside of judging panel
     The contestant was eliminated
     The contestant quit the competition
     The contestant won the competition

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In episode 1, Sasha was eliminated outside of the judging panel after being named the worst in an obstacle course challenge. She was replaced by Madeleine that same episode.
  2. ^ In episode 5, Caroline quit the competition for scholar reasons, before Eboni dropped out due to medical issues. The latter returned to the competition the following episode.

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