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Angela Aiken was a 29-year-old company director from Victoria. She became the first housemate to be evicted on day 14. She married Braden Murphy on New Years Day 2008.
Christie Mills was a 19-year-old receptionist from New South Wales, but has since moved to Gold Coast, Queensland. In 2006, she appeared in Zoo magazine with fellow housemate Michelle. She was evicted on day 79 along with Rita in a Double Eviction.
Constance Hall is a 21-year-old hairdresser from Melbourne, Victoria and was the first housemate to enter the Big Brother House. She was automatically nominated for a double eviction along with Dean and Nelson for lying to Big Brother about not being single. She was evicted on day 10 with Nelson. She ended her relationship with her boyfriend days after her disqualification, but have remained on-and-off as friends.
Dean Glucina, originally from Canberra, now lives in Melbourne is of Croatian heritage. He was 24 years old and a sales representative. He was automatically nominated for a double eviction along with Constance and Nelson for lying to Big Brother about not being single. Dean survived the eviction, but as punishment, Big Brother automatically put him up for eviction and banned him from nominating the following week. He was evicted on day 72.
Geneva Loader lives on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, and previously attended Collaroy Plateau Primary School. At the time of airing, she was a 19-year-old bisexual bar manager from New South Wales. Geneva was evicted on day 51.
Jane Pattison, known as Gianna, is a 24-year-old customer service representative from South Australia. She was evicted on day 23. During her time in the house a magazine article surfaced after interviews with three of her ex-boyfriends with negative comments about her as a girlfriend, with one of them claiming she ruined his stripping career. After Big Brother she appeared in Playboy magazine following her eviction. In late 2005, her Adelaide home suffered flooding and she was interviewed by Ten News. She was also the subject of an investigation after two men came forward claiming she had given them an STD and were seeking damages.
Heath Tournier was a 22-year-old electrician from Grovedale, Victoria. Heath entered the house on day 53 as an Intruder. He was automatically put up for eviction along with fellow intruders Melanie and Rita. After Rita was saved by the other housemates, he and Melanie faced the public vote. He received the most votes to evict and was evicted on day 60. In March 2009, he appeared as a minor character in the soap opera Neighbours.
Simon Deering, self-nicknamed Hotdogs, was a 27-year-old real estate agent from Western Australia at the time of entering the House. He was evicted on Day 64. Hotdogs was host of Network Ten show The Up Late Game Show which started its first season the day after Big Brother finished in 2005. The series ran two seasons, ending in 2006.
Richelle Benson, known in the House as Kate (born May 1983), is a 21-year-old administration worker from Perth, Western Australia. Kate was evicted on day 86. While on the show Kate was considered a possibility of taking the title until she controversially expressed "disgust" at seeing two male house-mates kiss, saying, "I'll vomit. That was disgusting. I'm homophobic... That really freaking scared the shit out of me. I hate (homosexuality) and I fear it. I felt sick when you did that, seriously. Why does it make you angry to hear me say that?"
Identical twins David and Greg Mathew, known as Logan David and Logan Greg respectively while in the House, were treated as a single entity in Nominations, Evictions, and Friday Night Live, and as potential winners of the season. On launch night, David entered the Big Brother House (with his bio stating he was a 23-year-old plumber), while Greg entered and stayed in the Isolation Room. They go by the name Logan because that is their shared middle name. They started the series as a single housemate and swapped places when Big Brother would call them into the diary room. This lasted until the other house mates figured out they were in fact two people, after an injury to one twin did not show on the other in a swap. This resulted in Big Brother deciding to make the other housemates to evict a twin on day 75. David was evicted, and Greg stayed. Greg eventually won Big Brother over Tim, but he and David were considered joint winners.
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Melanie Smerdon was a 19-year-old behavioral neuroscience student and model. She entered the house on day 53 as an intruder. Melanie was automatically put up for eviction along with fellow intruders Heath and Rita. After Rita was saved by the other housemates, she and Heath faced the public vote. She received the least votes to evict and stayed in the house. Melanie was evicted on day 93.
Michael Farnsworth was a 27-year-old demolition worker from New South Wales. He entered the House on day 0 and was evicted on day 30.
Michelle Carew-Gibson lived in Queensland and is a 24-year-old promotions model. She was evicted on Day 36. Michelle completed her high school studies at Belridge Senior High School. Michelle's officially disclosed occupation to producers prior to appearing on the show was that of a promotional model for Queensland based firm Pin-Up Promotions under the stage name of Harley. Michelle had appeared nude at least once in an edition of Australian-based softcore men's magazine Platinum Girls, which caused a minor controversy. After eviction, she went on to perform photo shoots for a number of men's magazines including a full shoot for Platinum Girls.
Nelson Russell was a 23-year-old assistant manager from Queensland. During his short stay, Nelson received a strike for calling Big Brother a Jew. He was automatically nominated for a double eviction along with Constance and Dean for lying to Big Brother about not being single. He was evicted on day 10 with Constance.
Rachael Burns entered the House on Day 25 during Housemates: Incoming! as replacement housemate for Constance and Nelson. She is a 22-year-old promotions model. Rachael was evicted on day 44. She produced and presented a segment for EWTV which aired on Foxtel in 2006. Rachael also played a small role in SHAPE, a horror film due for released in Australia in 2007.[dated info]
Rita Lazzarotto was a 29-year-old nurse when she entered on Day 53 as an Intruder. She was automatically put up for eviction along with fellow intruders Heath and Melanie. The other housemates voted to save her from eviction. On week 11, Rita received a record breaking 11 eviction points and was evicted on day 79 along with Christie in a Double Eviction. After the removal Ashley and John from the Big Brother Australia 2006 House due to alleged sexual assault, Rita reported that she had been subjected to a similar incident during her time in the Big Brother House.
Tim Brunero (born 1976) is a 27-year-old journalist from Sydney, New South Wales. He entered the House on Day 0 and ended up as a runner-up. Now writing a book on his Big Brother experience and publishing magazine and newspaper articles. Brunero also writes for the website of The Chaser. Tim also had a regular gig on 2008 Big Brother show, Big Mouth. It was revealed on during a reunion on A Current Affair that his game plan was orchestrated before going into the house by Chas Licciardello.
Vesna Tosevska (born January 1977) is a 28-year-old hairdresser from Melbourne, Victoria of Macedonian heritage. She entered the House on Day 25 as a replacement housemate for Constance and Nelson. Vesna was evicted on day 99.
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