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Jade Hameister – Profile

Jade Hameister Visit now Jade Hameister Visit now Jade Hameister Visit now   JADE HAMEISTER TREKKING THE WAY FOR YOUNG AUSSIES Sabrina Muysken talks with Australian Geographic’s 2016 Young Adventurer of the Year about the importance of tackling climate change, shifting the focus from appearances to bravery, and her incredible quest to become the youngest person in the world to complete the Polar Hat Trick. On the outside Jade Hameister appears just your average year 10 student, who still has no idea what she wants to do when she finishes school. She cites spending time with family and friends, playing...

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RACHAEL FINCH: Dancing to Happiness

Sabrina Muysken Since winning Miss Universe Australia in 2009, Rachael Finch has captured the hearts of Australians with her natural beauty, down-to-earth personality and magnetic enthusiasm for life. Signed to Seven Network, Rachael regularly works as a popular media personality presenting a range of lifestyle, fashion and sports programs. You’ve most likely seen her infectious smile as she travels the country to co-host the popular travel show The Great Outdoors or when she is walking the catwalk as an ambassador for Myer. Beyond her breathtaking beauty, Townsville-born Rachael has long been a passionate advocate for healthy and balanced living...

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Lehmo: The Family Lifeboat

Sabrina Muysken You’ll most likely recognise him as one of the regular Friday night panellists on Network Ten’s entertainment news program, The Project. Occupying “the funny chair”, as he calls it, Lehmo contributes to the show’s dissection of the weekly Aussie news with a good-humoured wit that audiences across the country have come to love. “I really love my work on The Project. I genuinely enjoy the process and the team I work with. From meetings with the writers about scripts, through chatting with researchers about funny clips, to coordinating with producers, it’s just a really great, fun environment...

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Melissa Tkautz: An Original Golden Girl

Sabrina Muysken Iconic Aussie talent Melissa Tkautz is one of Australia’s original golden girls. At just 16, Melissa’s career skyrocketed after she was cast as a leading character in the soapie juggernaut E-Street. Playing the beloved character of Nikki Spencer launched the young star into the homes and hearts of millions. By the age of 17, Australia’s latest ‘it’ girl had appeared in over 160 television and print commercials, including coveted campaigns for Qantas and Cadbury. It was also during her soap television days that Melissa made headlines after releasing the ‘era defining’ music track Read My Lips, which...

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MERRICK WATTS: Comedy Great

Sabrina Muysken Comedian, radio star, actor and, most significantly, father. These are just a few of the roles Merrick Watts currently occupies. After shooting to fame as one half of the Merrick and Rosso comedy duo in 1998, almost 20 years on the talented performer is still as stomach-achingly funny as ever — “And handsome, you left that bit out!” Merrick jokes. Since finding his initial success with Tim ‘Rosso’ Ross, which saw the pair dominate breakfast radio for the better part of the 00’s as well as various television and stand-up spin off’s, Merrick has been working steadily...

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