Abbie Chatfield, 23, QLD
Abbie has already left a mark on Australian viewers, having accidentally mistaken Matt's job as an astrophysicist for an astrologer. Meeting for the first time on the red carpet, Abbie asked what Matt did for a living to which he told her. She quickly responded, "Ok, I'm a Gemini." Safe to say we can't wait to see more from Abbie.
Sogand Mohtat, 30, NSW
Teaching Matt Persian on the red carpet, Sogand has the hunky Bachie proposing within the first few minutes!
Helena Sauzier, 25, WA
Upon their first meeting, Matt is "infatuated" by Helena's accent, and the two engage in a conversation in French. Add that to the list of things to love about the new Bachelor.
Kristen Czyszek, 24, QLD
Kristen has just returned from a two-year stint in China and Matt quickly relayed one word in Chinese, which clearly won her over.
Vakoo Kauapirura, 23, NSW
Vakoo, a 23-year-old model, knows what the perfect date entails. She previously told 10 Daily her perfect scenario includes a visit to a "ball pit full of puppies" and then going somewhere to eat. Matt - did you hear that?
Chelsie McLeod, 28, VIC
Melbourne chemical engineer Chelsie McLeod made a lasting impression on Matt as she gave him a temporary tattoo of oxytocin when she first met him - otherwise known as the 'love hormone'.
Tara, 25, VIC
Not much is known about Victorian nurse Tara, but she did tell the Herald Sun she's hoping to fall head-over-heels for Matt.
Elly Miles, 24, NSW
Nurse Elly hails from New South Wales coastal town Newcastle and is expected to make quite the impression on Matt. Asked why she wanted to be a part of The Bachelor Australia, Elly said: “I wanted to take a bit of a chance. You never know where life is going to take you, so if you don’t take chances then you’re going to stay put and you won’t find out”.
Danush Deravi, 34, VIC
After her last long-term relationship ended six years ago, Danush said she has been pretty unlucky in love -- but after watching The Bachelor she saw it work for a few couples and decided it was her turn to find her Mr Right.
Monique, 26, NSW
Fashion designer Monique said her major relationship deal-breakers include people who don't show mutual respect. Monique also has no time for cheating, or people who don't like dogs. "I love dogs," she said, "and the ocean".
Brianna, 24, WA
Loving that drama-free life, Brianna is on the hunt for her ideal man who will not only get her sense of humour but will basically be "like a best friend".
Cassandra Mamone, 33, SA
Jewellery designer Cass told 10 Daily her dream date would be getting "pampered with massages followed by snorkelling and good food". Same, Cassandra, same.
Renee, 25, NT
Renee is hoping to meet a man who'll share her love for things like motocross and spearfishing.
Sam, 29, VIC
Sam described her perfect partner as somebody who would love adventure and travelling, "But can also be happy with the simple life of sitting on the couch in front of the fire with a wine."
Jessica Brody, 30, VIC
When asked what her ideal man would be like, 30-year-old makeup artist Jessica said, "I want a man who is driven and independent but also loving, romantic and kind."
Emma Roche, 32, NSW
Irish-born Emma is a fashion brand manager who told 10 Daily her favourite fictional couple is Carrie and Mr Big, adding that their whole dynamic was "complicated, but they found love in the end".
Mary Viturino, 31, VIC
When we asked Mary who out of all the former Bachelorettes she thinks she's most like, she immediately responded: "None of those bitches. None of them. I'm pretty unique."
Rachael Arahill, 23, NSW
Personal trainer Rachael thinks she's going to be "the next Keira". "I'm very outspoken and I call a spade a spade," she told 10 daily. "Like if I don't think something's right I'll stand up for what I think."
Tash, 34, NSW
Tash is a sports teacher from New South Wales who is looking for someone who'll enjoy an active life with her or else she'll probably give them a really bad mark.
Keely Spedding, 27, QLD
Keely described herself as "very low maintenance" before adding, "You just need to make sure that I am fed and watered every couple of hours and I will be happy as can be."
Julia, 28, NSW
A children's entertainer, Julia admitted that she's been single for about six years, but that hasn't stopped her from being a hopeless romantic.
Nikki Ferris, 24, NSW
Nikki was asked by 10 Daily the one trait of hers that might make the Bachelor "run". She said: "Aside from my man voice, maybe my dodgy fake tan when it is due for a revamp and I look like a tiger loaf that has been sitting on a Woolworths shelf for 45 years."
Some of last year's contestants from Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummin's season of The Bachelor have left lasting impressions on us. From Cass Wood, Brittany Hockley, Vanessa Sunshine, Shannon Baff, Sophie Tieman, Brooke Blurton and Tenille Favios to 'villains' Alisha Aitken-Radburn, Cat Henesey-Smith and Romy Poulier. Contestants on The Bachelorette make that list of memorable characters too. Who could forget Nathan Favro, Bill Goldsmith, Alex Bordyukov, PaddyColliar and Ivan Krslovic.
Of course, many later appeared on Bachelor In Paradise including the latest season in Fiji featuring the showdown of all showdowns between Alex Nation and Richie Strahan. James Trethewie (better known as jimmys.paradise on Instagram) also appeared on Paradise Australia, as well as Bachie alum Rachael Gouvignon.
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