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The Living Room: Do You Want Barry DuBois To Renovate Your Home?

Always watching those renovation shows and thinking it would be great to have someone come into your home to give it a bit of a razzle. Well now your chance to have Barry DuBois now on The Living Room but formerly of The Renovators to come and renovate your home. The catch is you must live in Brisbane.

Here are the details obtained from SourceBottle:


Ch10’s Lifestyle Program ‘THE LIVING ROOM’ are looking for BRISBANE based Renovations


Channel Ten’s Primetime lifestyle program; ‘THE LIVING ROOM’ is looking for BRISBANE based people looking to landscape, modify, or renovate their homes with the help of our resident reno extraordinaire, Barry Dubois!

If you would like Barry to come and help renovate your place please apply with the following details:
• Information about yourself (age, marital status, family, background, passions, what you do for work etc.)
• A recent photo of you and family, and the space to be renovated.
• Where you are located (in proximity to Brisbane city)
• Your budget for the renovation.
• Specify if you require council approval for the works.
• Your timeframe (ie. Are you ready to go now?)
• Your availability (ie. Are you able to take time off work?)
• Describe in detail what you would like to have done.

Please note we are looking for outgoing and interesting people who are comfortable appearing on camera. You will be involved in the filming process of the renovation, alongside Barry Dubois.

Note: you MUST have a budget you are prepared to put towards the renovation.

If this sounds like you, please send your application to:

Deadline is 15 February

Good luck with your applications!


1 Bolders { 02.12.13 at 5:31 pm }

I wonder what they mean when they say they are looking for outgoing and ‘interesting’ people?

People who have a penchant for false eyelashes and who like wearing purple and green?

People who are inspirated to renovate perhasp?

2 Reality Raver { 02.12.13 at 5:50 pm }

Bolders – LOL probably

3 A.P { 02.12.13 at 7:00 pm }

No thanks.

4 Georgie { 02.13.13 at 7:36 am }

“… outgoing and interesting people who are comfortable appearing on camera…” and “Note: you MUST have a budget you are prepared to put towards the renovation.”

So not only do you get to be the entertainment, you also have to pay for it.

5 Bolders { 02.13.13 at 7:50 am }

Good point Georgie. Sounds like tough times for reality TV.

6 Georgie { 02.13.13 at 8:02 am }

That’s inspirated production Bolders!

7 Veronicali { 02.13.13 at 8:28 am }

All the hassle of a tv crew and you still have to pay for the reno too?! Why would anyone bother.

8 Bolders { 02.13.13 at 8:54 am }

What would worry me is the insistance on these type of shows to have everything done in 5 hours – I couldnt dress myself in 5 hours let alone submit renovations of my castle to a TV show that needs to have a ticking clock on the wall.

9 Reality Raver { 02.13.13 at 9:19 am }

Veronicali – knowing you were not going to be ripped off or duped by a tradie and the quality of the work would e good.

10 valerie harrison { 11.02.13 at 2:09 pm }

Hi, would just like to make a comment regarding
your great tv show and every other renovation type
show, no one ever does a renovation for OAPs who
would dearly love the opportunity of having some work
done but are unable to because of finance, fitness etc.
We would dearly love the opportunity of having a chalence
of a renovation but are discriminated against because of our
ages. We have a tiny little townhouse which we love living
in but are unable to find the money or have the fitness to
make the difference. Thank you for the opportunity of being
able to put our case….