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about the cast

Traveling extensively around ​this beautiful and unique country, our eclectic cast of presenters have been hand picked utilising their unique expertise to share the latest in home design for you to enjoy, learn and be inspired! Join us as the doors to Australian homes are opened wide, showcasing houses and lifestyle, the latest in cooking innovations and transformative landscape solutions.

"Come with us as we step inside ... "

Open Homes Australia

Season 5 now on 9Life

Saturdays 4,30pm

Sundays 12pm

Monday 10am

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Michael & Carlene Duffy - Open Homes Australia

Carlene and Michael Duffy

interior design, home renovation & styling

Starting their TV journey on Channel 9's hit show "The Block" Michael and Carlene wowed the judges with their impeccable design choices and building craftsmanship leaving them with the overall highest judges score for the year. Capitalising on an impressive year, they started a design and construction business called Cedar and Suede.

Michael and Carlene came on board to host Open Homes Australia in 2017. Since then they have travelled the world and have brought some of the best builds and designs around the country into your living rooms.

www.cedarandsuede.com.au

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Bessie Kay - Open Homes Australia

Bessie Kay

live performance, stage & TV production

Bessie Kay is a well known TV Presenter. Her journey in the entertainment industry began as a singer and dancer, launching her vibrant career through the Australian Musical Theatre scene. The bubbliest character you will ever meet, Bessie has been bringing smiles to tv screens for years.

 

Part of the inaugural Open Homes Australia's team, Bessie has been showing off the best parts of Victoria. As a mother of 2 beautiful children Bessie is all about family spaces.

www.bessiekay.com

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Adam Swanson - Open Homes Australia

Adam Swanson

professional cooking & restaurant management

Coming from a large Neapolitan family, Chef Swanson’s love affair with food began in his family home. He spent much of his childhood learning his Nonna’s traditional peasant style recipes and helping out with his family’s cheese business; “spending countless hours falling in love with the flavours and smells from his grandma's kitchen. Adam has starred in many popular Australian cooking tv shows and has become a household name.

 

Part of the Open Homes Australia's Family since 2018, Adam will be giving you recipes to salivate over for years to come.

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David Franklin - Open Homes Australia

David Franklin

landscape design & gardening

With more than 25 years of experience in designing and constructing beautiful landscapes, multi-award winning landscaper David Franklin is Director of Franklin Landscape & Design, one of Victoria’s leading boutique landscape design firms. David is the regular landscaper on "The Block", where the pressure is on year in year out to deliver extremely high quality landscapes with millions of eyes watching every day.

Being your typical Aussie Bloke who loves his fishing, motorbikes and a cheeky pint, Dave will give you a laugh whilst opening your eyes to some landscaping tips!

www.franklinld.com

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James Treble - Open Homes Australia

James Treble

interior design, new build & renovation, real estate

James is a qualified Interior Designer and Colour Consultant running his own successful design practice. He has decades of experience within varied roles in the Interior Design, Real Estate and Building industry. James is also a keen Ambassador for Planet Ark and firmly believes in the use of reusable and renewable materials: ‘We can all live in beautifully designed spaces, whilst also designing a more sustainable and better tomorrow”.

 

Well known for 7 seasons as designer/presenter on The Living Room - Channel 10, and TV host on Your Money Channel (formerly Sky News Real Estate), James has joined the team of Open Homes Australia in 2018, sharing his knowledge and passion for practical design and functional houses.

www.jamestreble.com

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Season 5 now on 9Life

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Sundays 12pm

Monday 10am

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