Everything You Need To Know About The Block 2024

Alright, Blockheads, the 2024 season of The Block has been confirmed! Yep, while we're still recovering from all the drama that was those 2023 auctions, we're finally moving on with a new season on the horizon. And boy, it looks good!
The 2024 season of The Block will be shaken up with a brand-spankin' new location. The 20th season of our favourite renovation show will take place on Phillip Island, a seaside escape just 90 minutes away from Melbourne.
Ahead, here's everything you need to know about the 2024 season of The Block.

Where Is The New Season Of The Block?

The location for the new season of The Block has been unveiled, and we're heading to Phillip Island, baby! 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island is a seaside haven for holidayers — and it seems like the show will be leaning into this.
In the new season, we can expect five couples from around Australia to renovate not just any old home — but luxury family holiday homes! In particular, they'll be tackling an abandoned resort just minutes from the town of Cowes.
Check it out below:
The Block 2024 filming location (Credit: Real Estate)
Described as a sleepy coastal paradise, Phillip Island also connects to the mainland with a bridge, meaning that residents can quickly jet on over to Melbourne CBD for a Saturday lunch and be home for tea. It truly is the best of both worlds!
The area is also home to one of the largest Little Penguin colonies in the world, along with seals, kangaroos, and migrating whales, nestled among spectacular coastal scenery and thick bushland.
“Marking season 20, it felt like we really needed to do something special,” creator Julian Cress said in a statement. “We weren’t going to settle for just any location as it’s a major milestone, and Phillip Island has exceeded all of our expectations."
“Not only is it the natural beauty of the place, but the warm welcome we were given from the local community made it a very special experience for the entire cast, the crew, hosts and judges.” 
The creator has also hinted that we'll see some much-needed drama on this season, as always. “We set out to build five holiday houses, but it certainly wasn’t a holiday for some of our contestants,” Cress said. “Without giving too much away, the audience is going to be in for some major surprises across this series.” 

When Will The New Season of The Block Premiere?

While our friends at Nine haven't confirmed concrete dates yet, we're guesstimating that the new season of The Block will come out after the Olympics have wrapped in August. Stay tuned for solid dates.

Who Are The Block 2024 Contestants?

We've finally got solid information on what couples will be hitting our screens this season of The Block. The couples joining this season are:
- Carpenter Jesse (29) and claims specialist Paige (27) – engaged couple from WA
- Electrician Kristian (31) and restaurant manager Mimi (28) – newlyweds from SA
- Plumber Ricky (34) and IT worker Haydn (37) – best mates from VIC
- Events account director and furniture designer Courtney (32) and landscape business development manager Grant (29) – married couple from NSW
- Hairdresser and business owner Kylie (37) and electrician and plumber Brad (32) – married parents from QLD
Because it's the 20th season of the show, to celebrate, we'll also have a number of fan favourites rejoining the show to lend a helping hand for these builds. Nine has also revealed that these Allstars will be "helping this year's Blockheads to create something never seen on The Block before".
Sounds very cryptic. I like it.
The returning Allstars include:
- Steph and Gian (2023)
- Eliza and Liberty (2023)
- Jimmy and Tam (2020)
- Alisa and Lysandra (2013, 2014)
- Ronnie and Georgia (2020, 2021)
- Michael and Carlene (2014)
- Kyal and Kara (2014)
- Tom and Sarah-Jane (2022)
- Omar and Oz (2022)
- Dale and Sophie (2012)
- Andy and Deb (2019)

Who Are The Judges Of The Block 2024?

There will be some shake-ups on the judging panel this year, with veteran judge Neale Whitaker passing the baton on. He has decided to remain at home with his partner, who is dealing with health issues.
In his place will be real estate director Marty Fox, who will be joining Shaynna Blaze and Darren Palmer on the judging panel.

Who Is The Host Of The Block 2024?

Of course, you can also expect Scotty Cam to pop back up on your screens (would it really be The Block without him?!).
He'll be joined by trusty co-host Shelley Craft, which marks her 17th season on the show. No biggie!

Who Is The Foreman On The Block 2024?

The biggest shake-up this year comes in the form of the Foreman, with Keith Schleiger stepping down from his long-term role as Foreman as he was unable to move to Phillip Island to film the show.
In his place will be Dan Reilley, who will be taking on the role of sole Foreman.
Keep popping back as we update this page with more details as they come through.
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