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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.
While Alicia may be a newcomer to the Offroad Adventure Show team this year, she is certainly no stranger to the off-road and outdoors lifestyle! Alicia has been around cars and 4WDs all of her life, and it’s a love of automobiles that has been passed down through the generations, in fact she still helps her granddad with his extensive collection of vintage machines! But all it takes is one look at Alicia’s beloved 79 Series land Cruiser to know that she is the real-deal and she has the skills to pay the bills when it’s time to engage low range.
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 - 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.
Bill Classon from Channel Seven’s The Fishing Show is no newcomer to the fishing television scene. Having appeared in the early days of Rex Hunt Fishing Adventures, Bill also owns and operates the Australian Fishing Network (AFN), the biggest fishing media company in Australia. He is very well known as the publisher of two of Australia’s best fishing magazines; Freshwater Fishing Australia & Sport Fishing Australia. Bill now hosts The Fishing Show on the Seven Network and has an extensive following Australia wide, taking his viewers all around the country to some fantastic fishing destinations. Catch Bill on the Fishing Stage at this year’s show as he presents tales from his travels and fishing adventures.
Travis Dowling is the Chief Executive Officer of the VFA. Travis joined fisheries in 2007 where he began his career as a Freshwater Manager, he was then appointed to Director of Management and Science and then became an Executive Director in 2014. Travis has previously worked as a Chief of Staff to the Environment Minister and Deputy Premier in Victoria
Peter 'Spida' Everitt
Spida along with his wife Sheree will play hosts on the Catch & Cook 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!
Dr. Corey Green is a Senior Fisheries Scientist at the Victorian Fisheries Authority. Corey has always been a keen angler targeting trout in mountain streams to marlin offshore. His interest led him to a career in fisheries science where he focuses on researching and assessing the status of Victoria's key recreational and commercial fisheries.
Jamie Hazelden - The Australian Bushman
A long-time fan favourite, Jamie has a love for the bush that just cannot be contained, and he loves nothing more than jumping in behind the wheel of his trusty Land Rover and heading out for another adventure! Jamie is happy to back with the Offroad Adventure Show team after taking a break to get his own bush property, the Bushman’s Retreat up and running. Yep, Jamie lives and breathes the outdoor lifestyle 24/7! Be sure to come and say g’day to Jamie this weekend!
Scott Mason is a photojournalist and the Editor of Australia’s biggest selling 4x4 magazine, Pat Callinan’s 4x4 Adventures. When not travelling with Pat for the TV series he is generally away on his own trips, either with his family or solo; photographing wildlife, unique landscapes and exploring new areas. He started camping at six weeks of age, and has never looked back, spending most of the year camped somewhere in a swag with a million-star view.
When it comes to passing on hard-won, real-world advice and info relating to everything off-road and outdoors, The Offroad Adventure Show’s Ricko is the man! His passion is not only getting out there and experiencing it all first hand, but more so helping to inspire and encourage others to get out there for themselves to experience and appreciate what an amazing country we live in. Ricko loves nothing more than sharing his lifetime of off-road and outdoor knowledge with like-minded people and he invites everyone to come and say g’day!
John "Roothy" Rooth
The 4WD Legend himself John "Roothy' Rooth will be making his only Melbourne 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. You can say hello to Roothy on his stand.
Steve 'Starlo' Starling
Steve ‘Starlo’ Starling is Australia’s best-known and most prolific fishing writer, having published over 20 books, thousands of magazine articles and scores of DVDs and videos! Steve has been with The Offroad Adventure Show from day one, and over the last four years he has inspired an entirely new generation of would-be fishos to get out there and have a crack with easy his easy-to-understand and relatable info on where, when and how for a variety of different species found all around the country.
Paul Worsteling is arguably one of the most recognisable faces in recreational fishing in Australia with an unmistakable passion, enthusiasm for the sport and laugh! Paul started the popular IFISH program on the TEN network, with IFISH now being regarded by many as Australia’s premier fishing program. You can meet PW on the Catch & Cook Stage in the Grand Pavilion.
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