Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 9)

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Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 9)
Country of origin Australia
No. of episodes 10
Release
Original network Seven Network
Original release 5 July – 6 September 2009
Additional information
Celebrity winner Adam Brand
Professional winner Jade Hatcher
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 8
Next →
Season 10

The ninth season of Dancing with the Stars was announced on Today Tonight, on 5 June 2009. Longtime weather presenter Jeff Newman appeared in a promo of Dancing to promote his retirement.

It debuted on 5 July 2009 and featured the following celebrities:

Couples[edit]

Celebrity Occupation /known for Professional partner Status
Peter 'Spida' Everitt Former AFL player United Kingdom Linda De Nicola 11th place
on 12 July 2009
Rob Mills Actor & singer Belarus Sriani Argaet 10th place
on 19 July 2009
Emily Scott Swimwear model Michael Miziner 9th place
on 26 July 2009
Layne Beachley Professional surfer Republic of Ireland Dannial Gosper 8th place
on 2 August 2009
Fiona O'Loughlin Stand-up comedian Craig Monley 7th place
on 9 August 2009
Jessica McNamee Packed to the Rafters actress Italy Stefano Oliveri 6th place
on 16 August 2009
Lincoln Lewis Home and Away actor Luda Kroitor 5th place
on 23 August 2009
Gerrard Gosens Paralympic runner & adventurer Canada Jessica Raffa 4th place
on 30 August 2009
Kylie Gillies The Morning Show presenter Italy Carmello Pizzino 3rd place
on 6 September 2009
Matt White Today Tonight presenter Ash-Leigh Hunter 2nd place
on 6 September 2009
Adam Brand Country music singer United States Jade Hatcher Winner
on 6 September 2009

Scoring chart[edit]

Red numbers indicate the couples with the lowest score for each week.
Green numbers indicate the couples with the highest score for each week.
     indicates the couple (or couples) eliminated that week.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom two.
     indicates the couple withdrew from the competition.
     indicates the winning couple.
     indicates the runner-up couple.
     indicates the third-place couple.
Team Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Top 3 Top 2
Adam & Jade 1 15 21 21 9 21 12 19+21=40 21+17=38 21+26+0=47 21+21=42 +24=66
Matt & Ash-Leigh 2 22 23 21 25 22 16 21+25=46 27+23=50 27+26+0=53 29+25=54 +30=84
Kylie & Carmello 3 22 24 18 25 19 27 18+26=44 22+27=49 25+28+10=631 23+26=49
Gerrard & Jessica 4 20 17 15 8 16 11 15+19=34 17+20=37 17+18=35
Lincoln & Luda 5 20 22 21 23 23 13 20+21=41 17+27=44
Jessica & Stefano 6 20 24 23 27 25 25 19+24=43
Fiona & Craig 7 21 16 20 22 25 19
Layne & Dannial 8 22 19 21 18 23
Emily & Michael 9 23 19 23 20
Rob & Sriani 10 19 23 20
Spida & Linda 11 17 16

^1 In Week 9, a special 'Grand Final Lifeline' of 10 points was awarded to Kylie Gillies for winning the Aussie Smooth Dance Off.

Dance schedule[edit]

The celebrities and professional partners will dance one of these routines for each corresponding week.

  • Week 1 : Cha-cha-cha or Waltz
  • Week 2 : Rumba or Tango
  • Week 3 : Jive or Foxtrot
  • Week 4 : Salsa or Quickstep including a solo piece with a minimum of 15 seconds
  • Week 5 : Paso doble or Aussie Smooth
  • Week 6 : Samba or West Coast Swing
  • Week 7 : Two unlearned dances (Week 1 to Week 6) to the theme of songs from the movies
  • Week 8 : Two unlearned dances (Week 1 to Week 6)
  • Week 9 : Judges choice, Segway & Aussie Smooth Dance Off
  • Week 10 : One unlearned dance (Week 1 to 6), Cha-cha-cha show off & Freestyle

Dance chart[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Adam & Jade Cha-cha-cha Tango Jive Quickstep Paso doble West Coast Swing Samba Aussie Smooth Salsa Foxtrot Quickstep Segway Aussie Smooth Rumba Cha-cha-cha Freestyle
Matt & Ash-Leigh Cha-cha-cha Tango Jive Quickstep Paso doble West Coast Swing Salsa Foxtrot Waltz Samba Cha-cha-cha Segway Aussie Smooth Aussie Smooth Cha-cha-cha Freestyle
Kylie & Carmello Waltz Rumba Foxtrot Salsa Aussie Smooth Samba Quickstep Paso doble Cha-cha-cha Tango Foxtrot Segway Aussie Smooth Jive Cha-cha-cha Freestyle
Gerrard & Jessica Waltz1 Rumba Foxtrot Salsa Aussie Smooth Samba Paso doble Tango Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Salsa Segway Aussie Smooth Freestyle 1
Lincoln & Luda Cha-cha-cha Tango Jive Quickstep Paso doble West Coast Swing Aussie Smooth Rumba Foxtrot Salsa1
Jessica & Stefano Cha-cha-cha Tango Jive Quickstep1 Paso doble Samba Waltz Rumba
Fiona & Craig Waltz Rumba Foxtrot Salsa Aussie Smooth1 Samba
Layne & Dannial Waltz Rumba Foxtrot Salsa Aussie Smooth1
Emily & Michael Cha-cha-cha1 Tango Jive Quickstep
Rob & Sriani Cha-cha-cha1 Tango Jive
Spida & Linda Waltz Rumba 1
     Highest scoring dance
     Lowest scoring dance
     Winner of the Aussie Smooth dance-off
     Runner up of the Aussie Smooth dance-off
     Second eliminated in the Aussie Smooth dance-off
     First eliminated in the Aussie Smooth dance-off
     Performed but not scored

^1 This dance was repeated by the couple at the finale.

Highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

The best and worst performances in each dance according to the judges' marks are as follows:

Dance Best dancer(s) Best score Worst dancer(s) Worst score
Cha-cha-cha Matt White 27 Adam Brand 15
Jive Emily Scott, Jessica McNamee, Kylie Gillies 23 Rob Mills 20
Rumba Kylie Gillies, Jessica McNamee 24 Peter Everitt, Fiona O'Loughlin 16
Tango Kylie Gillies 27 Emily Scott, Gerrard Gosens 19
Paso doble Kylie Gillies 26 Gerrard Gosens 15
Samba Kylie Gillies 27 Gerrard Gosens 11
Waltz Matt White 27 Peter Everitt 17
Quickstep Jessica McNamee 27 Adam Brand 9
Foxtrot Matt White, Kylie Gillies 25 Gerrard Gosens 15
West Coast Swing Matt White 16 Adam Brand 12
Aussie Smooth Matt White 29 Gerrard Gosens 16
Salsa Lincoln Lewis 27 Gerrard Gosens 8
Segway Kylie Gillies 28 Gerrard Gosens 18
Freestyle Matt White 30 Adam Brand 24

Average chart[edit]

The average chart is based on the dances performed by the celebrities and not their place in the competition.

Average Ranking Competitive Finish Couple Number Of Dances Total Score Average
1 2nd Matt & Ash-Leigh 15 361 24.1
2 3rd Kylie & Carmello 14 330 23.6
3 6th Jessica & Stefano 8 187 23.4
4 9th Emily & Michael 4 85 21.3
5 10th Rob & Sriani 3 62 20.7
5th Lincoln & Luda 10 207
7 8th Layne & Dannial 5 103 20.6
8 7th Fiona & Craig 6 123 20.5
9 1st Adam & Jade 15 290 19.3
10 11th Spida & Linda 2 33 16.5
11 4th Gerrard & Jessica 12 193 16.1

Running Order

Week 1[edit]

Individual judges scores in the chart below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Todd, Helen, Mark.

Running order
Preceded by
Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 8)
Dancing with the Stars (Australian version)
Season 9
Succeeded by
Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 10)

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