October 6, 2022

The Block: First look at the VERY glamorous cast of this year’s season

Filming is officially under way on this year’s series of The Block, with the latest batch of contestants spotted arriving on set on Tuesday.

While not much is known about the upcoming season at this stage, it is being filmed in rural Victoria and features a very glamorous cast.

Fashion blogger Elle Ferguson is set to feature alongside her longtime boyfriend, retired Australian rules footballer Joel Patfull.

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's series of The Block, with the latest batch of contestants spotted arriving on set on Tuesday. Pictured: Joel Patfull and Elle Ferguson

Arrival: Filming is officially under way on this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's series of The Block, with the latest batch of contestants spotted arriving on set on Tuesday. Pictured: Joel Patfull and Elle Ferguson

Arrival: Filming is officially under way on this year’s series of The Block, with the latest batch of contestants spotted arriving on set on Tuesday. Pictured: Joel Patfull and Elle Ferguson

Both Elle, 36, and Joel, 37, were all smiles as they arrived at the filming location in Victoria’s Macedon Ranges.

Elle wore a pair of denim cut-off shorts and a black T-shirt underneath an oversize ecru-coloured utility jacket.

She also wore platform work boots, styled her long, honey-hued hair in loose waves, and opted for a full face of makeup.

Watch this space: While not much is known about the upcoming season at this stage, it is being filmed in rural Victoria and features a very glamorous cast - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Watch this space: While not much is known about the upcoming season at this stage, it is being filmed in rural Victoria and features a very glamorous cast - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Better late than never: All five teams looked excited to finally arrive on set after a series of delays pushed back the start date - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Better late than never: All five teams looked excited to finally arrive on set after a series of delays pushed back the start date - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Watch this space: While not much is known about the upcoming season at this stage, it is being filmed in rural Victoria and features a very glamorous cast

Famous faces: Fashion blogger Elle is set to feature on this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's season alongside her longtime boyfriend, retired Australian rules footballer Joel

Famous faces: Fashion blogger Elle is set to feature on this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's season alongside her longtime boyfriend, retired Australian rules footballer Joel

Famous faces: Fashion blogger Elle is set to feature on this year’s season alongside her longtime boyfriend, retired Australian rules footballer Joel

Meet and greet: The Block host Scott Cam (left) greeted the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's contestants after they all arrived on set, gathering them in front of a white building

Meet and greet: The Block host Scott Cam (left) greeted the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's contestants after they all arrived on set, gathering them in front of a white building

Meet and greet: The Block host Scott Cam (left) greeted the show’s contestants after they all arrived on set, gathering them in front of a white building

Ready for action: Sharing a post on Instagram on Tuesday, Scott added: - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Sunset in Port Melbourne, getting ready to start The Block'

Ready for action: Sharing a post on Instagram on Tuesday, Scott added: - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Sunset in Port Melbourne, getting ready to start The Block'

Ready for action: Sharing a post on Instagram on Tuesday, Scott added: ‘Sunset in Port Melbourne, getting ready to start The Block’

Home sweet home: The contestants were seen wheeling in suitcases as they got ready to make rural Victoria their temporary home - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Home sweet home: The contestants were seen wheeling in suitcases as they got ready to make rural Victoria their temporary home - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Home sweet home: The contestants were seen wheeling in suitcases as they got ready to make rural Victoria their temporary home

Joel, who retired from AFL in 2016 after 220 games for the Brisbane Lions and GWS Giants, arrived in a pair of navy pants, which he teamed with a dark blue sweatshirt.

He also donned a grey bomber jacket and black and white Nike sneakers. 

Elle and Joel chatted with the other contestants, and appeared to have already formed a close bond with them.

All dressed up: One team arrived dressed up for the build, with the man wearing a three-piece checkered suit, which he paired with a brown tie and black loafers - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

All dressed up: One team arrived dressed up for the build, with the man wearing a three-piece checkered suit, which he paired with a brown tie and black loafers - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Red hot: His partner stepped out in a pair of high-waisted red pants, which she wore with a matching flowy red top - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Red hot: His partner stepped out in a pair of high-waisted red pants, which she wore with a matching flowy red top - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

All dressed up: One team arrived dressed up for the build, with the man wearing a three-piece checkered suit, which he paired with a brown tie and black loafers

Hugging it out: At one stage, Elle embraced a blonde friend, with both women smiling happily - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Hugging it out: At one stage, Elle embraced a blonde friend, with both women smiling happily - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Hugging it out: At one stage, Elle embraced a blonde friend, with both women smiling happily

So long, farewell: In a post on Instagram earlier this month, Scott, 59, revealed he - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'd hosted a farewell lunch before travelling to Victoria. (Pictured: two of the new Block contestants)

So long, farewell: In a post on Instagram earlier this month, Scott, 59, revealed he - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'd hosted a farewell lunch before travelling to Victoria. (Pictured: two of the new Block contestants)

So long, farewell: In a post on Instagram earlier this month, Scott, 59, revealed he’d hosted a farewell lunch before travelling to Victoria. (Pictured: two of the new Block contestants)

Getting to know them: Elle and Joel chatted with the other contestants, and appeared to have already formed a close bond with them - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Getting to know them: Elle and Joel chatted with the other contestants, and appeared to have already formed a close bond with them - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Getting to know them: Elle and Joel chatted with the other contestants, and appeared to have already formed a close bond with them

At one stage, Elle was seen embracing a blonde friend, with both women smiling happily.

She also greeted a brunette with a kiss on the cheek, while Joel gave a dark-haired man a quick hug.

All five teams appeared excited to finally arrive on set after a series of delays pushed back the start date on the project.

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Goodbye lunch with friends and fam. Sydney today, Melbourne tomorrow, The Block Tuesday,' Scott wrote on Instagram last week

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Goodbye lunch with friends and fam. Sydney today, Melbourne tomorrow, The Block Tuesday,' Scott wrote on Instagram last week

‘Goodbye lunch with friends and fam. Sydney today, Melbourne tomorrow, The Block Tuesday,’ Scott wrote on Instagram last week

Caught on camera: The contestants posed for photos as they arrived on set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Caught on camera: The contestants posed for photos as they arrived on set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Caught on camera: The contestants posed for photos as they arrived on set

Pucker up: Elle greeted a brunette with a kiss on the cheek, while Joel gave a man a quick hug - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Pucker up: Elle greeted a brunette with a kiss on the cheek, while Joel gave a man a quick hug - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Pucker up: Elle greeted a brunette with a kiss on the cheek, while Joel gave a man a quick hug

New faces: Speaking to The Herald Sun last month, executive producer Julian Cress said this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's season will be filled with all-original cast members

New faces: Speaking to The Herald Sun last month, executive producer Julian Cress said this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's season will be filled with all-original cast members

New faces: Speaking to The Herald Sun last month, executive producer Julian Cress said this year’s season will be filled with all-original cast members

Two bearded men were spotted smiling broadly as they lugged their suitcases out of their car ahead of the competition.

As they settled in, the teams convened outside one of the construction sites, presumably as they commenced filming.

One team arrived dressed up for the build, with the man wearing a three-piece checkered suit, which he paired with a brown tie and black loafers.

Heavy lifting: Two bearded men were spotted smiling broadly as they lugged their suitcases out of their car ahead of the competition - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Heavy lifting: Two bearded men were spotted smiling broadly as they lugged their suitcases out of their car ahead of the competition - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Heavy lifting: Two bearded men were spotted smiling broadly as they lugged their suitcases out of their car ahead of the competition

So in love: Elle and Joel shared a sweet moment, with the fashion influencer wrapping her arms around her beau - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's waist

So in love: Elle and Joel shared a sweet moment, with the fashion influencer wrapping her arms around her beau - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's waist

Making money: Last year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's season of The Block saw Mitch Edwards and Mark McKie take out the top spot, with their house fetching an incredible $4,044,444.44 at auction

Making money: Last year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's season of The Block saw Mitch Edwards and Mark McKie take out the top spot, with their house fetching an incredible $4,044,444.44 at auction

So in love: Elle and Joel shared a sweet moment, with the fashion influencer wrapping her arms around her beau’s waist

Change of scenery: This year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's show will centre around a 'tree change', and will be filmed in Victoria's Macedon Ranges rather than suburban Melbourne

Change of scenery: This year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's show will centre around a 'tree change', and will be filmed in Victoria's Macedon Ranges rather than suburban Melbourne

Change of scenery: This year’s show will centre around a ‘tree change’, and will be filmed in Victoria’s Macedon Ranges rather than suburban Melbourne

Gathered together: As they settled in, the teams convened outside one of the construction sites, presumably as they commenced filming - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Gathered together: As they settled in, the teams convened outside one of the construction sites, presumably as they commenced filming - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Gathered together: As they settled in, the teams convened outside one of the construction sites, presumably as they commenced filming

Meanwhile, his partner stepped out in a pair of high-waisted red pants, which she wore with a matching flowy red top.

She also donned red stilettos and a slick of red lipstick, while her brunette hair was tied back in a low ponytail. 

Another blonde contestant arrived on set dressed in a pale pink calf-length skirt with buttons down the front.

Pretty in pink: Another blonde contestant arrived on set dressed in a pale pink calf-length skirt with buttons down the front - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Pretty in pink: Another blonde contestant arrived on set dressed in a pale pink calf-length skirt with buttons down the front - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Pretty in pink: Another blonde contestant arrived on set dressed in a pale pink calf-length skirt with buttons down the front

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We have just done a Fans v Faves series so we have been really conscious not to go down that path,' executive producer Julian Cress said

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We have just done a Fans v Faves series so we have been really conscious not to go down that path,' executive producer Julian Cress said

‘We have just done a Fans v Faves series so we have been really conscious not to go down that path,’ executive producer Julian Cress said

Host with the most: The veteran TV star wore one of his trademark dark blue button-up shirts, which he paired with light blue jeans - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Host with the most: The veteran TV star wore one of his trademark dark blue button-up shirts, which he paired with light blue jeans - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Host with the most: The veteran TV star wore one of his trademark dark blue button-up shirts, which he paired with light blue jeans

Delays: Filming was set to commence in February, but was pushed back after a series of production setbacks - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Delays: Filming was set to commence in February, but was pushed back after a series of production setbacks - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Delays: Filming was set to commence in February, but was pushed back after a series of production setbacks

She paired it with a matching pale pink crop top and cropped jacket, and rounded out her ensemble with a pair of clear block heels. 

Another contestant stepped out in a leather-look maroon miniskirt with a split up one side, which she paired with a nude-coloured top.

She also wore a light brown checkered blazer and strappy nude stilettos, and arrived holding hands with her partner.   

Laidback style: Elle wore a pair of denim cut-off shorts and a black T-shirt underneath an oversize ecru-coloured utility jacket - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Laidback style: Elle wore a pair of denim cut-off shorts and a black T-shirt underneath an oversize ecru-coloured utility jacket - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Making waves: She also wore a pair of black platform work boots, and her long honey-hued hair was styled in loose waves, while she wore a full face of makeup - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Making waves: She also wore a pair of black platform work boots, and her long honey-hued hair was styled in loose waves, while she wore a full face of makeup - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Laidback style: Elle wore a pair of denim cut-off shorts and a black T-shirt underneath an oversize ecru-coloured utility jacket

Fast friends: The contestants happily embraced each other as they arrived on set ahead of the building competition - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Fast friends: The contestants happily embraced each other as they arrived on set ahead of the building competition - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Fast friends: The contestants happily embraced each other as they arrived on set ahead of the building competition

Chill in the air: One contestant appeared cold, clutching her hands in front of herself as she waited for filming to get under way - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Chill in the air: One contestant appeared cold, clutching her hands in front of herself as she waited for filming to get under way - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Chill in the air: One contestant appeared cold, clutching her hands in front of herself as she waited for filming to get under way

Laughing it off: An animated Elle was seen tossing her head back as she laughed - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Laughing it off: An animated Elle was seen tossing her head back as she laughed - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Laughing it off: An animated Elle was seen tossing her head back as she laughed

Host Scott Cam greeted the show’s contestants as they all arrived on set, gathering them in front of a white building.

The veteran TV star wore one of his trademark dark blue button-up shirts, which he paired with light blue jeans.

In a post on Instagram earlier this month, Scott, 59, revealed he’d hosted a farewell lunch before travelling to Victoria.

Outbreak: Last week, it was revealed that production on the new season had been suspended on the first day of filming after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid-19 - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Outbreak: Last week, it was revealed that production on the new season had been suspended on the first day of filming after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid-19 - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Outbreak: Last week, it was revealed that production on the new season had been suspended on the first day of filming after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid-19

False start: The teams only learned of the Covid case as they arrived to start renovating their homes in country Victoria, reported The Blockinator Blog - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

False start: The teams only learned of the Covid case as they arrived to start renovating their homes in country Victoria, reported The Blockinator Blog - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Pushed back: The show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's filming schedule was postponed by a week because of the Covid case

Pushed back: The show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's filming schedule was postponed by a week because of the Covid case

False start: The teams only learned of the Covid case as they arrived to start renovating their homes in country Victoria, reported The Blockinator Blog

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Like many TV shows, The Block has successfully navigated its way through the challenges of the pandemic for more than two years, in line with state and federal government health guidelines,' said a Channel Nine spokesperson

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Like many TV shows, The Block has successfully navigated its way through the challenges of the pandemic for more than two years, in line with state and federal government health guidelines,' said a Channel Nine spokesperson

‘Like many TV shows, The Block has successfully navigated its way through the challenges of the pandemic for more than two years, in line with state and federal government health guidelines,’ said a Channel Nine spokesperson

One-man welcome committee: Scott was spotted introducing himself to this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's contestants, shaking their hands as he met them

One-man welcome committee: Scott was spotted introducing himself to this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's contestants, shaking their hands as he met them

One-man welcome committee: Scott was spotted introducing himself to this year’s contestants, shaking their hands as he met them

Locked and loaded: Scott confirmed in February that all the couples had been cast for the new season - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Locked and loaded: Scott confirmed in February that all the couples had been cast for the new season - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Locked and loaded: Scott confirmed in February that all the couples had been cast for the new season

‘Goodbye lunch with friends and fam. Sydney today, Melbourne tomorrow, The Block Tuesday,’ he wrote.

Sharing another post on Tuesday, he added: ‘Sunset in Port Melbourne, getting ready to start The Block.’

Speaking to The Herald Sun last month, executive producer Julian Cress said this year’s season will be filled with all-original cast members.

Working the camera: The contestants posed for photos in front of their cars as they arrived to the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Working the camera: The contestants posed for photos in front of their cars as they arrived to the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Working the camera: The contestants posed for photos in front of their cars as they arrived to the set

Chic: A brunette woman donned a pair of red stilettos and a slick of red lipstick, while her brunette hair was tied back in a low ponytail - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Chic: A brunette woman donned a pair of red stilettos and a slick of red lipstick, while her brunette hair was tied back in a low ponytail - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Happy to be there: Both Elle, 36, and Joel were all smiles as they arrived at the filming location in Victoria - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's Macedon Ranges

Happy to be there: Both Elle, 36, and Joel were all smiles as they arrived at the filming location in Victoria - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's Macedon Ranges

Chic: A brunette woman donned a pair of red stilettos and a slick of red lipstick, while her brunette hair was tied back in a low ponytail

Getting excited: One of the contestants appeared pleasantly surprised as she drove up to the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's set

Getting excited: One of the contestants appeared pleasantly surprised as she drove up to the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's set

Getting excited: One of the contestants appeared pleasantly surprised as she drove up to the show’s set

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We have just given some former Blockheads another shot at it (in 2021) so it's really time to make sure we offer it to newbies,' executive producer Julian Cress said

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We have just given some former Blockheads another shot at it (in 2021) so it's really time to make sure we offer it to newbies,' executive producer Julian Cress said

‘We have just given some former Blockheads another shot at it (in 2021) so it’s really time to make sure we offer it to newbies,’ executive producer Julian Cress said

Out of the blue: Joel, 37, arrived in a pair of navy blue pants, which he paired with a dark blue sweatshirt - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Out of the blue: Joel, 37, arrived in a pair of navy blue pants, which he paired with a dark blue sweatshirt - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Out of the blue: Joel, 37, arrived in a pair of navy blue pants, which he paired with a dark blue sweatshirt

‘We have just done a Fans v Faves series so we have been really conscious not to go down that path,’ he said. 

‘We have just given some former Blockheads another shot at it (in 2021) so it’s really time to make sure we offer it to newbies,’ he added.

Meanwhile, Scott confirmed in February that all the couples had been cast for the new season. 

Having a laugh: Elle was spotted laughing as she chatted with some of the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's other contestants

Having a laugh: Elle was spotted laughing as she chatted with some of the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's other contestants

With baggage: The contestants all arrived with suitcases as they prepared to move in - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

With baggage: The contestants all arrived with suitcases as they prepared to move in - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Having a laugh: Elle was spotted laughing as she chatted with some of the show’s other contestants

Sneak peek: Scott first showed off the location for the 2022 season in a teaser trailer in November last year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Sneak peek: Scott first showed off the location for the 2022 season in a teaser trailer in November last year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Sneak peek: Scott first showed off the location for the 2022 season in a teaser trailer in November last year

Saying hello: Elle and Joel were spotted waving as they stood alongside another team from the upcoming season - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Saying hello: Elle and Joel were spotted waving as they stood alongside another team from the upcoming season - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Saying hello: Elle and Joel were spotted waving as they stood alongside another team from the upcoming season

Going big: Each team will be required to build on a 10-acre property, TV Tonight reported in November - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Going big: Each team will be required to build on a 10-acre property, TV Tonight reported in November - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Going big: Each team will be required to build on a 10-acre property, TV Tonight reported in November

It comes after the builder-turned-TV host first showed off the location for the 2022 season in November last year. 

Each team will be required to build on a 10-acre property, TV Tonight reported in November. 

This year’s show will centre around a ‘treechange’, and will be filmed in Victoria’s Macedon Ranges rather than Melbourne.   

Top of the crop: One contestant paired her pink skirt with a matching pale pink crop top and cropped jacket, and rounded out her ensemble with a pair of clear block heels - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Top of the crop: One contestant paired her pink skirt with a matching pale pink crop top and cropped jacket, and rounded out her ensemble with a pair of clear block heels - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Grey days: The former Brisbane Lions star also donned a grey bomber jacket and black and white Nike sneakers - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Grey days: The former Brisbane Lions star also donned a grey bomber jacket and black and white Nike sneakers - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Top of the crop: One contestant paired her pink skirt with a matching pale pink crop top and cropped jacket, and rounded out her ensemble with a pair of clear block heels

Kiss and tell: One team shared a quick peck on the lips before joining the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's other contestants

Kiss and tell: One team shared a quick peck on the lips before joining the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's other contestants

Kiss and tell: One team shared a quick peck on the lips before joining the show’s other contestants

Driving in: Elle was seen smiling broadly and waving as she sat inside her car on the way to the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Driving in: Elle was seen smiling broadly and waving as she sat inside her car on the way to the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Driving in: Elle was seen smiling broadly and waving as she sat inside her car on the way to the set

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'The Block's biggest season yet will air on Nine later this year, as scheduled,' said a Nine spokesperson after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'The Block's biggest season yet will air on Nine later this year, as scheduled,' said a Nine spokesperson after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid

‘The Block’s biggest season yet will air on Nine later this year, as scheduled,’ said a Nine spokesperson after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid

Filming was set to commence in February, but was pushed back after a series of production setbacks. 

Last week, it was revealed that production on the new season had been suspended on the first day of filming after one of the contestants tested positive for Covid-19.

The teams learned the news as they arrived to start renovating their homes in country Victoria, reported The Blockinator Blog

Problems: The upcoming season faced yet another setback last month due to a building permit delay for the South Gisborne - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'farmlet' project

Problems: The upcoming season faced yet another setback last month due to a building permit delay for the South Gisborne - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'farmlet' project

Problems: The upcoming season faced yet another setback last month due to a building permit delay for the South Gisborne ‘farmlet’ project

Getting cold: According to The Herald Sun, a permit hold up pushed back the production by several weeks, meaning cast and crew will have to build through the winter - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Getting cold: According to The Herald Sun, a permit hold up pushed back the production by several weeks, meaning cast and crew will have to build through the winter - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We had a bit of a delay with permits,' The Block's executive producer Julian Cress told the publication

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We had a bit of a delay with permits,' The Block's executive producer Julian Cress told the publication

Getting cold: According to The Herald Sun, a permit hold up pushed back the production by several weeks, meaning cast and crew will have to build through the winter

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Not council related, more like plan of subdivision stuff where you just have to sit and wait,' executive producer Julian Cress said of production delays

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Not council related, more like plan of subdivision stuff where you just have to sit and wait,' executive producer Julian Cress said of production delays

‘Not council related, more like plan of subdivision stuff where you just have to sit and wait,’ executive producer Julian Cress said of production delays

Getting involved: While he normally oversees the projects, Scott Cam will also renovate one of the properties on the upcoming season - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Getting involved: While he normally oversees the projects, Scott Cam will also renovate one of the properties on the upcoming season - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Getting involved: While he normally oversees the projects, Scott Cam will also renovate one of the properties on the upcoming season

The show’s filming schedule was postponed by a week because of the Covid case. 

A Channel Nine spokesperson said: ‘Like many TV shows, The Block has successfully navigated its way through the challenges of the pandemic for more than two years, in line with state and federal government health guidelines.

‘The Block’s biggest season yet will air on Nine later this year, as scheduled.’  

Downtime: Some of the contestants were seen catching up in between filming scenes for the new series - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Downtime: Some of the contestants were seen catching up in between filming scenes for the new series - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Downtime: Some of the contestants were seen catching up in between filming scenes for the new series

Ups and downs: It - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's not the first time the pandemic has interrupted production on the long-running renovation series

Ups and downs: It - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's not the first time the pandemic has interrupted production on the long-running renovation series

Closed set: In 2020, producers shut down the show for six weeks during the first round of Covid lockdowns - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Closed set: In 2020, producers shut down the show for six weeks during the first round of Covid lockdowns - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Ups and downs: It’s not the first time the pandemic has interrupted production on the long-running renovation series

If the glove fits: One contestant donned a pair of maroon leather gloves as she arrived on the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

If the glove fits: One contestant donned a pair of maroon leather gloves as she arrived on the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

If the glove fits: One contestant donned a pair of maroon leather gloves as she arrived on the set

It’s not the first time the pandemic has interrupted production on the long-running renovation series.

In 2020, producers shut down the show for six weeks during the first round of Covid lockdowns. 

The upcoming season faced yet another setback last month due to a building permit delay for the South Gisborne ‘farmlet’ project.

Walking hand-in-hand: The teams appeared united as they fronted the set for the first time on Tuesday - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Walking hand-in-hand: The teams appeared united as they fronted the set for the first time on Tuesday - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Walking hand-in-hand: The teams appeared united as they fronted the set for the first time on Tuesday

Making friends: The contestants all happily greeted each other as they spoke outside one of the construction sites - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Making friends: The contestants all happily greeted each other as they spoke outside one of the construction sites - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Making friends: The contestants all happily greeted each other as they spoke outside one of the construction sites

Stuck with each other: They all appeared to get along, with this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's contestants set to spend a lot more time together

Stuck with each other: They all appeared to get along, with this year - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's contestants set to spend a lot more time together

Stuck with each other: They all appeared to get along, with this year’s contestants set to spend a lot more time together

According to The Herald Sun, a permit hold up pushed back the production by several weeks, meaning cast and crew will have to build through the winter.

‘We had a bit of a delay with permits,’ The Block’s executive producer Julian Cress told the publication at the time.

‘Not council related, more like plan of subdivision stuff where you just have to sit and wait. 

Talking it out: An animated Elle was spotted chatting with Joel as they waited around on the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Talking it out: An animated Elle was spotted chatting with Joel as they waited around on the set - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Talking it out: An animated Elle was spotted chatting with Joel as they waited around on the set

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Whenever we take on something that is the biggest Block ever it always comes with challenges, but we love a challenge,' Julian Cress said

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'Whenever we take on something that is the biggest Block ever it always comes with challenges, but we love a challenge,' Julian Cress said

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We always want to take it to the next level and do something different,' he added of this year's season

The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season'We always want to take it to the next level and do something different,' he added of this year's season

‘Whenever we take on something that is the biggest Block ever it always comes with challenges, but we love a challenge,’ Julian Cress said

Coming soon: A teaser trailer for the new season was released in November, giving fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's to come

Coming soon: A teaser trailer for the new season was released in November, giving fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's to come

Coming soon: A teaser trailer for the new season was released in November, giving fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what’s to come

‘Whenever we take on something that is the biggest Block ever it always comes with challenges, but we love a challenge. We always want to take it to the next level and do something different.’ 

While he normally oversees the projects, Scott will also renovate one of the properties on the upcoming season.

A teaser trailer for the new season was released in November, giving fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what’s to come.  

Walk and talk: Elle appeared to have already made a new friend, walking alongside a brunette contestant - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Walk and talk: Elle appeared to have already made a new friend, walking alongside a brunette contestant - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Walk and talk: Elle appeared to have already made a new friend, walking alongside a brunette contestant

Hell for leather: Another contestant stepped out in a leather-look maroon miniskirt with a split up one side, which she paired with a nude-coloured top - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Hell for leather: Another contestant stepped out in a leather-look maroon miniskirt with a split up one side, which she paired with a nude-coloured top - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Hell for leather: Another contestant stepped out in a leather-look maroon miniskirt with a split up one side, which she paired with a nude-coloured top

Popular program: According to The Sydney Morning Herald in November, The Block is one of Nine - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's best performing reality TV shows

Popular program: According to The Sydney Morning Herald in November, The Block is one of Nine - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's best performing reality TV shows

Little Miss Popular: Elle appeared to get along with everyone she encountered - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Little Miss Popular: Elle appeared to get along with everyone she encountered - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

Popular program: According to The Sydney Morning Herald in November, The Block is one of Nine’s best performing reality TV shows

United front: One contestant wore a light brown checkered blazer and strappy nude stilettos, and arrived holding hands with her partner - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

United front: One contestant wore a light brown checkered blazer and strappy nude stilettos, and arrived holding hands with her partner - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season

United front: One contestant wore a light brown checkered blazer and strappy nude stilettos, and arrived holding hands with her partner

Last year’s season of The Block saw Mitch Edwards and Mark McKie take out the top spot, with their house fetching an incredible $4,044,444.44 at auction.

According to The Sydney Morning Herald in November, The Block is one of Nine’s best-performing reality TV shows.

The network was in talks with the show’s creators to extend its existing contract ‘by about three years’, which will take it up to 20 seasons.    

Long-running: The network was in talks with the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's creators to extend its existing contract 'by about three years', which will take it up to 20 seasons

Long-running: The network was in talks with the show - The Block: First Look At The VERY Glamorous Cast Of This Year’s Season's creators to extend its existing contract 'by about three years', which will take it up to 20 seasons

Long-running: The network was in talks with the show’s creators to extend its existing contract ‘by about three years’, which will take it up to 20 seasons

Source: | Dailymail.co.uk

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