| 21 February – 25 April 2001|
The second season of the Australian version of The Mole originally aired from 21 February 2001 to 25 April 2001. It took place in Victoria and was hosted by Grant Bowler.
The Mole (Australia season 2) Wikipedia
Unlike any other season of The Mole anywhere in the world, this one began with sixteen players in the first episode, which were whittled to ten in what was referred to as the last step in the audition process. The maximum prize to be won in this season was $200,000. Filming took place throughout November and December in late 2000.
More than 5,000 people auditioned to be on the show. These are the sixteen who started episode one:
*Neither Michael B.'s nor Natalie's information were given