Applications are now closed.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking teams of two to participate in Australia’s biggest renovating challenge.

Guidelines and requirements

  • Couples must be aged between 18-65, energetic and with a sense of humour.
  • First round couples will be reduced to final participants in the first week of filming.
  • Successful couples must be available for a 10-12 week shoot period from Mid January until April 2018. Exact dates to be confirmed closer to filming.
  • Location of The Block is to be confirmed.
  • You will NOT be able to work during the shoot period.
  • Previous home renovation experience is an asset, but not required from both partners.
  • Long term couples, family teams and enduring friendships need only apply.
  • Submissions accepted from Australia wide.
  • Successful participants will be paid a nominal weekly fee during filming of The Block to cover basic living costs and expenses.
  • You must complete all elements of the application, including providing photos and video, or your application will not be reviewed.
  • Applications can only be made online. Hardcopy submissions will not be accepted or processed.
  • Lucky Break Creative will carefully review applications for consideration of inclusion in The Block. Shortlisted applicants will start to be contacted by the end November, 2017.
  • Due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be notified.
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Deadline extension: Midnight, Friday 15th September, 2017 (AEST)