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'Australian Survivor' 2020: Meet The 'All Stars' Castaways

Survivors, ready!

The very first 'All Stars' season of 'Australian Survivor' is about to kick-off and the tribes are stacked with the very best players from the last four seasons of the competition.

We've got a whole nest of 'Survivor' snakes, a pack of powerful challenge beasts, a gaggle of social threats ready to talk their way to the top and a select club of winners who are here to show they can do it all again.

You can check back here for the full list of castaways when 'All Stars' premieres on Monday, February 3 at 7.30 pm on 10. 

Abbey Holmes

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Original season: 4.

How far she made it: 46 days.

She’s the AFLW player that showed she wasn’t afraid to break away from the sporting alliance and then from closest allies Janine Allis and Pia Miranda. The only thing she didn’t see coming was Luke Toki’s masterful tribal council move that brutally blindsided her, with Abs leaving in fifth place.

Aaron 'AK' Knight

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Original season: 2

How far he made it: 28 days. 

A wedding DJ and part-time snake, AK is probably most fondly remembered for his very creative 'chicken idol' that he presented to his Samatau tribe. AK is going to be up against some of the most underhanded villains the game has seen -- will they butt heads or work together to try and make it to the end?

Brooke Jowett

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Original season: 1

How far she made it: 45 days.

Brooke left the first season of 'Australian Survivor' after a very rude blindside from her so-called best friend, Flick -- who is also returning this season which could be a bit of an awkward reunion.

"I was blinded by our friendship," Brooke told 10 daily ahead of 'All Stars'. "Out there it’s an individual game and in the real world, I’m a really loyal person so getting blindsided and betrayed… it cut me deep."

Sounds like revenge is on the cards!

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Daisy Richardson

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Original season: 4.

How far she made it: 41 days.

Daisy’s back! She’s the country gal who buddied up with former AFL player Shaun Hampson before eventually putting him in place as the first Jury member in 2019. She won our hearts when she got to call home and asked her family for updates on rainfall and proved herself to be quite the force to be reckoned with in challenges.

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David Genat

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Original season: 4 (Champions vs. Contenders)

How far he made it: 34 days.

International model David Genat is undoubtedly one of the most skilled all-rounders to have played the game. Teaming up with Luke Toki, Dave pulled off some impressive moves but the Golden God got a little too comfortable, leaving after a scorching blindside with an idol in tow.

You'd best believe he's back to win challenges, find idols and fine-tune his social game to become the first 'All Stars' Sole Survivor.

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Felicity 'Flick' Eggington

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Original season: 1

How long she lasted: 53 days.

Flick's going to have to watch her back as she arrives on the 'All Stars' beach with Brooke keen to settle the score, and everyone else keenly aware of her social chops.

"Going in this time, I really want people to think that I didn’t really know what’s going on and downplay my gameplay a lot," she told 10 daily ahead of the premiere.

"Yes, I’m the one that blindsided my best friend but there’s also a lot of other big players out there, so I’ve got to make sure I hide behind them," she said.

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Harry Hills

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Original season: 4 (Champions vs. Contenders)

How far he made it: 49 days.

Harry is the definition of a loveable villain because even when he admitted his toddler Oscar Nathan Hills was completely made up, we only respected his gameplay even more.

He took down the Godmother, avoiding leaving before Ross could steal his socks and collected a bundle of nicknames (Dirty Harry, the Cockroach) along the way for his efforts.

The 'Survivor' superfan's plan for 'All Stars' is to break bread (or beans) with some like-minded folk, telling 10 daily that "the strategy going into day one was to get as many snakes and villains around me as possible that would be less inclined to get rid of me".

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Henry Nicholson

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 Original season: 2

How far he lasted: 40 days.

Even though his beachside yoga classes mostly involved a few light stretches, Henry managed to convince most of his tribemates that he was the real deal.

Zen Hen won't be able to use the same genius cover story as he did the first time in the game but he's certainly got a few other tricks up his sleeve.

"I knew that standing there on the beach, or wherever we begin, I’m going to be looked upon as a threat but I figured, I’m not going to go into my shell," he explained to 10 daily.

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Jacqui Patterson

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Original season: 2

How far she made it: 22 days.

She’s the Champagne Celebrant who’s been training as a natural bodybuilder since her last turn on ‘Survivor’ – so Jacqui’s got the social and physical chops for ‘All Stars’. Her ‘Survivor’ son and former ally Henry Nicholson is also on this year’s cast – will they kiss and make up?

Jericho Malabonga

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Original season: 2

How far he lasted: All the way to Sole Survivor, baby!

The Cookie Monster started off his game strong with a secret jar of biscuits divvied out to gain the trust of certain tribemates. He continued to tread that fine line of making moves behind the scenes, while not openly appearing to be a threat.

He told 10 daily that he's not back for money, but because he's a lover of the best game in the world, and couldn't possibly say 'no' to another round.

"People go there for money or other reasons but for me, I just really love the game," he said, adding that he "didn't want to miss an opportunity".

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John Eastoe

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Original season: 4.

How far he made it: 36 days.

Johnny made his love for mullets, four-bean mix and Mexican parmigians known during his time on ‘Survivor’ and gave a very saucy description of the latter to his hungry tribe last night, painting a very vivid picture of his favourite meal.

He’s no backstabber when it comes to ‘Survivor’ and is NOT about to lie, cheat or steal to get to the top.

Lee Carseldine

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Original season: 1.

How far he made it: 55 days.

Lee has already made it to the very end of this game and has never had his torch snuffed out. He’s a challenge beast who’s ready to do it all again –this time for nothing less than Sole Survivor.

Locky Gilbert

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Original season: 2

How far he made it: 49 days.

Locky first caught our attention when he showed he'd do anything to win a challenge for his tribe, even if it meant, er, losing his dacks on national TV -- what a team player!

He made it all the way to fifth place in 2017 and, despite trying to convince the tribe he had a hidden immunity idol was sent home before the massive challenge threat could win any more challenges.

Lydia Lassila

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Original season: 3 (Champions vs. Contenders)

How far she made it: 32.

The Olympic champion was sent home by another Olympic champ, Shane Gould, so we're guessing she's back with a bit of an axe to grind.

"It's a compliment to be blindsided, but at the same time... it wasn't," she told 10 daily in 2018 of her surprise exit. "I was excited to be back with that core alliance and figure out our game plan moving forward".

The athlete was a target because of her physical strength in challenges -- but on 'All Stars', surrounded by the best of the best, it'll be a more level playing field for Lydia.

Mat Rogers

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Original season: 3 (Champions vs. Contenders)

How far he made it: 37 days.

We all knew Mat's impressive skills on the footy field but we had no idea what a skilled strategist and social player he was until he joined the Champs team for Season 3.

Like so many others before and after him, the Godfather, left with an idol in hand, comfortable of his place on the tribe's pecking order.

"I never considered playing it," he told 10 daily after his blindside, that was orchestrated by Nacho King, Benji. "I was probably overconfident, but there's a lot of time that goes into Tribal Council things, they're really slow and then all of a sudden, it all happens."

Michelle Dougan

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Original season: 2

How far she made it: 52 days.

Michelle played beautifully in Season 2 and even won herself the car at one of the final reward challenges of the game. She’s been practicing her fire-making skills to make sure she isn’t sent home after a tribal deadlock again.

Moana Hope

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Original season: 3.

How far she made it: 16 days.

Moana looked like she was going to go far in Season 3, especially when Mat Rogers was firmly in her corner. But illness prevented Moana from playing much longer than two weeks so ‘All Stars’ will be all about showing us her full potential.

Nick Iadanza

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Original season: 1

How far he made it: 37 days.

Nick might just be the biggest superfan of 'Survivor' who's played the game and while he attempted some very snake-like moves, he's really ramping up his strategies for 'All Stars'.

"I was just this young goofy guy last time," he told 10 daily ahead of the premiere. "This time, I’ve got my dad bod, a six-month-old daughter at home -- I’m connecting with the parents on a whole other level," he explained.

Using your newborn daughter to improve your social game? Yep, that's why we love this game.

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Phoebe Timmins

Original season: 1

How far she made it: 31 days.

'All Stars' is truly the justice that Melbourne-based lawyer deserves because the master strategist was really hampered by the rookies in her Aganoa tribe in Season 1.

"I was one of the most strategic players in my season, arguably still one of the most strategic players to have played 'Australian Survivor' -- but you can be the best player and be really, really unlucky," she told us ahead of 'All Stars'.

She's going to take her rightful place among the most savage 'Survivor' players and we have a feeling we're about to see the full extent of her social powers.

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Shane Gould

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Original season: 3 (Champions vs. Contenders)

How far she made it: To the very end, your 2018 Sole Survivor.

Nobody f***s with Shane Gould! The swimming champ has proved this time and time again from the moment she made headlines as a teen, but her success on 'Survivor' wasn't something everyone saw coming.

She's an all-rounder who can nail physical challenges, play a formidable social game and beat a barrister with her pitch at the final tribal to win the whole damn competition.

She joins Jericho in the winners corner and honestly, we wouldn't be that surprised if she made it all the way to the end again.

Sharn Coombes

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Original season: 3.

How far she made it: 50 days.

Just like Lee, Sharn’s played all the way to the end but just couldn’t convince the Jury on the day to write her name down instead of winner Shane Gould’s. The barrister has a knack for strategising, reading social cues and playing a very sophisticated, subtle game.

Shonee Fairfax

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Original season: 3

How far she lasted: 47.

Need we say more? It's SHONEE!

Mark 'Tarzan' Herlaar

Original season: 2

How far he made it: 11 days.

The Queenslander grandfather and lime farmer might refuse to play dirty on 'Survivor' but we love him anyway.

"I think a lot of people continually think of it as a game, and it is a game," he told 10 daily. "But for my entertainment, for my enjoyment of it, I treat it as if its exactly as though we’ve been now deserted on an island and we basically have to survive."

We'd like to think that Tarzan might have been playing the long game for the last few years, biding his time until 'All Stars' to reveal his villainous alter-ego. You never can be too sure about this game.

Zach Kozyrski

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Original season: 3

How far he made it: 22 days.

Look, Zach didn’t win many friends on the Contenders tribe in 2018 – particularly the women after plenty of off-colour comments. We’re hoping he doesn’t underestimate anyone this season and stays in his own lane.

'Australian Survivor: All Stars' premieres on February 3. Only on 10 and WIN Network.