Cycle one of Australia's Next Top Model
began airing on 4 January 2005 with 10 ladies competing for the title. There was no international destination for this cycle. The season finale was held in Melbourne
The 10 finalists came from around the country and converged in Sydney where they spent eight weeks sharing an inner city apartment while competing for the title of Australia's Next Top Model.Gemma Sanderson
was the winner of the first season and she is the oldest winner of the franchise's history. The prize for winning the first series of Australia's Next Top Model
was a contract with Chic Model Management, an all expenses paid trip to Milan
to meet with Italian modeling agency, Fashion, an eight page editorial in Cleo
magazine and being the face for a national campaign for Napoleon cosmetics for 1 year.
The Girl Who Makes A Poor Mark
Original Airdate: 4 January 2005
The season premiere begins with the top ten girls from across Australia being greeted by the host, Erika Heynatz. They are then led towards their first challenge in Catalina's for their catwalk show. The girls soon meet Alex Perry, Australia's king of fashion couture, who tells them that they're going to be strutting their stuff down a runway in front of an audience. The girls are then handed the keys to their new Sydney Apartment and excitedly explore their new penthouse.
The next day, Erika has a discussion with the girls about eating habits. They weigh in and have their... Read More