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Jase Andrews is the host of Australia’s number one four-wheel-drive and adventure show, All 4 Adventure. Driven by an unquenchable love for the undiscovered regions of Australia this modern day explorer is persistent and fearless when heading out into the wild. Jase honed his skills in the Australian bush from an early age having driven across Australia six times before his mid-20s, and he considers northern Australia to be his second home.
Growing up a farm-boy, Simon gathered skills and knowledge that serve him well in the bush. He has a passionate love for the ocean and spends all his spare time fishing and diving when based on his farm on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. He has travelled across the sunburnt land of Australia by 4 Wheel Drive and motorbike many times, each time striving to push further into uncharted territory. Simon’s laid back approach and ‘try anything once’ attitude are the perfect accompaniment for Jase. Together they are formidable in their battlecry – “we are all for the adventure.”
Kaj "Bushy" Busch
Kaj “Bushy” Busch is one of the most recognizable faces in the Australian Fishing community. With countless magazine articles to his credit, a long stint as a regular presenter on the famous Rex Hunt’s Fishing Adventures, and co-designer of what is arguably the most popular lure in Australia, the Squidgy, there isn’t much Bushy hasn’t done. Bushy has also fished competitively for over 30 years and has represented Australia in World Championships. These days, Bushy is a tackle consultant to the world-wide powerhouse, Shimano. ”
Paul Burt is the perfect “Outside Man” which has been proven time and time again in all areas of the media. With no professional training Paul has that natural ability to tell the story in his own unique way as it unfolds whether it’s in harsh conditions, wild environments or on set. Burt’s fishing and boating experiences started at the age of four, when he learnt to fish during family holidays along the Queensland tropical coastline and surrounding islands. After graduating in 1989, Burt dabbled in the fishing tackle and hospitality business but always had a passion to be outside in natures elements.
Shaun Whale & Graham Cahill
Come along and meet Graham and Shauno from the epic 4WD Action DVDs – the blokes who genuinely make 4WDing accessible and available for all Aussies. Find out what really goes on when the cameras shut off and they’re finished filming Australia’s best 4WD adventures in their pair of tough old 4WDs, Shorty and the Dirty 30. It’s all about real 4WDing, real 4WDers and real adventure!
Australia's most trusted and best recognised four-wheel driver, Pat Callinan has driven more tracks and beaches than most. With a career at the helm of Australia's leading 4X4 magazines, Pat went it alone and started Australia's first national 4x4 television show. That was 10 years ago, and Pat Callinan's 4X4 Adventures remains Australia's most popular 4WD touring show. A family man at heart, Pat has ventured to many 4X4 tracks with his wife Karen and their sons Bill and Gus, and daughter Charlotte. They certainly love life in a swag or a camper trailer, and are always keen to discover new parts of Australia. In more recent times, Pat has published Australia's leading 4X4 and caravan magazines in the ever-growing PC Media stable. He's even launched Australia's only specialist 4X4 Insurance company - Club 4X4.
A household name for the better part of three decades, you’d be hard pressed to find a single Australian who doesn’t know and love Ernie Dingo. While he’s made his name in countless movies and variety shows Ernie has loaded up his 100 Series LandCruiser to hit the road in LowRange, helping show a unique side of Australia few are ever privileged enough to see. Originating from the Yamatji people of the Murchison region in Western Australia Ernie has a deep connection with the land. He brings a unique philosophical outlook to the off-road industry that not only embraces the often-forgotten history and culture of the destinations, but makes them accessible for experienced and novice 4WDers alike, plus he’s funny as hell!
Peter 'Spida' Everitt
Spida along with his wife Sheree will play hosts on the Campfire Cooking Stage. With there hit TV Show The Great Australian Doorstep they have a love for the great outdoors! Spida is well known for his AFL feats and works on Gold FM breakfast radio. So check out the sensations they will be cooking at the show!
One of the biggest names in 4WDing, Glen Hadden has earnt himself a reputation for being the go-to guy for building any brand of 4WD and building it right. He straddles the fine edge of being looked up to as a trusted name with a qualified opinion on all things off-road, and being the relatable larrakin that draws huge crowds of laughs and smiles every time he’s on stage. He comes across as everyone’s best mate on screen because that’s who he is in person. The kind of smiling face who’s always genuinely interested in everyone he meets and as much at home in-front of a crowd as he is on the tools.
Ever the optimist, Kenno’s yet to find an adventure he’s not raring to sink his teeth into. Growing up Kent’s youth was spent on the banks of remote rivers and deserted beaches fishing with his brothers and father by his side. It brought the family together so it’s no surprise when he got his license he hopped right behind the tiller of an old LandCruiser with the aim to get back to where it all began for him. His thirst for adventure still drives him to this day and has seen his profile raise from strength to strength. In the spotlight of LowRange and his hilarious antics amassing a following across both the 4WD and fishing industries, although if he could fish half as well as he presents he might be harder to tie down.
Craig "Macca" McGown
Craig "Macca" McGown has spent more than half his life exploring and working all over Australia. He has been involved in the outdoor leisure industry for over 15 of those years and has an intimate understanding of what does and doesn't work in Australia's harshest environments. He's the quintessential Aussie character that makes the challenges of living mobile simple and easy to understand.
Star of The Offroad Adventure Show Rick, offers truckloads of touring experience and knowledge of the outdoors lifestyle. Rick is no stranger to the outdoor and off road community with almost a decade’s worth of experience in the offroad aftermarket industry.
John "Roothy" Rooth
The 4WD Legend himself John "Roothy' Rooth will be making his only Brisbane 4x4 Show appearance on the Waeco CFX Outback Stage. John's spent most of his life in the bush as a prospector, machinery operator, trail bike tour guide and his current work as a photo journalist and presenter for 4WD shows. With three children who all love camping, John's been fighting for free camping and track access for the last fifteen years.
Lure fishing can be confusing, but Tim Simpson has helped thousands of anglers by clarifying exactly which lure suits best for each situation. As co-author of the internationally-acclaimed guidebook to fishing lures, The Book of Lures, Tim has a wealth of experience to share. He delights in sharing that knowledge to highlight the factors that make some lures catch far more fish than others. Tim is the Publisher and Editor of the world’s leading offshore game fishing magazine, BlueWater Boats & Sportsfishing, and has 7 international world records and many tournament wins to his credit. Tim gathered a lifetime of experience while running two of Australia’s largest fishing tackle stores. He’s been fishing advisor to Fisheries Ministers in several governments in two States and has fished around the world, from New Guinea to the Maldives and Hawaii, catching everything from barramundi to giant tuna and marlin.
David Watters is the owner of the Miners Den Australia Network of Minelab Metal Detector Super Stoires. He has 30+ years’ experience in fossicking for gold nuggets and recovering lost treasures. His extensive knowledge on the goldfields of Australia and deep understanding of the intricacies of using the Minelab Metal Detection equipment make him the perfect person to advise on the right equipment for your next great adventure.
Nige Webster is the lead Presenter and Producer of the national TV program: The Fishing Show (AFN) which airs weekends on Channel 7Mate. He works as a journalist and publisher for the media company AFN and has been writing and Field Editing for magazines for the past 20 years. As well as producing written and motion media he has authored and published 3 of his own books.