Australia's Next Top Model (cycle 2)
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|Australia's Next Top Model (cycle 2)|
Cycle 2 contestants
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of episodes||8|
4 January– 22 February 2006
|No. of contestants||13|
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!".
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.
(Ages stated are at start of contest)
|Sasha Greenoff||22||177 cm (5 ft 9 1⁄2 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 1⁄2 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 1⁄2 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 1⁄2 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|
Other cast members
- Michael Azzolini – personal stylist
|Title||Original air date|
|10||1||"Models 24/7"||4 January 2006|
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.
|11||2||"The Girl That Starts A Romance"||11 January 2006|
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.
|12||3||"Letting Out Emotions"||18 January 2006|
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.
|13||4||"Getting-back To Basics"||25 January 2006|
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.
|14||5||"The Girl That Had Back Pains"||1 February 2006|
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.
|15||6||"Oh-My Cleo"||8 February 2006|
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.
|16||7||"Fashion 1.1"||15 February 2006|
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.
|17||8||"The Girl Who Becomes Australia's Next Top Model"||22 February 2006|
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.
- The contestant was eliminated outside of judging panel
- The contestant was eliminated
- The contestant quit the competition
- The contestant won the competition
- 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.
- 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.