The Mole (Australia season 2)

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The Mole (Australia season 2)
Country of origin Australia
No. of episodes 10
Original network Seven Network
Original release 21 February – 25 April 2001[1]
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The second season of the Australian version of The Mole originally aired from 21 February 2001 to 25 April 2001. It took place in Victoria and was hosted by Grant Bowler.


Unlike any other season of The Mole anywhere in the world, this one began with sixteen players in the first episode, which were whittled to ten in what was referred to as the last step in the audition process. The maximum prize to be won in this season was $200,000. Filming took place throughout November and December in late 2000.

More than 5,000 people auditioned to be on the show. These are the sixteen who started episode one:

Player Age Hometown Occupation Outcome
Christopher "Chris" Zeiher 26 South Australia Retail Manager 15th Place
Mike Shepherd 61 Queensland Student 14th Place
Terri Sharp 39 Western Australia Pharmacy Assistant 13th Place
Michael Brown N/A 12th Place
Natalie McCay N/A 11th Place
Jessica Hardy 23 New South Wales Receptionist 10th Place
Helen Nation 54 New South Wales Opal Miner 9th Place
John Edwards 50 New South Wales Plumber 8th Place
Angela Linforth 31 Western Australia Beauty Therapist 7th Place
Fiona White-Hartig 29 Western Australia Care Worker 6th Place
Shane Jolley 27 Victoria Adverising Executive 5th Place
Emily Fitzsimmons 19 New South Wales Student 4th Place
Mal Granturco 38 New South Wales Warehouse Supervisor 3rd Place
Hal Pritchard 31 New South Wales Shop Owner Runner-up
Michael Laffy 33 Victoria Former AFL Player/Builder The Mole
Brooke Marshall 24 Victoria Former Bar Manager Winner

*Neither Michael B.'s nor Natalie's information were given

Elimination chart[edit]