SAS Australia stars Ant Middleton, Jason Fox and the rest of the team flew Down Under this week ahead of filming season two of Seven’s military-style show.
Ant and Jason posted about their travels on Instagram, while TV Tonight reported that fellow instructors Matthew Ollerton and Mark Billingham are also in Australia.
The website reports that production will commence next month after the British drill sergeants have all completed their mandatory 14-day quarantine.
It’s back: SAS Australia stars Ant Middleton (pictured), Jason Fox and the rest of the team flew Down Under this week ahead of filming season two of Seven’s military-style show
Chief instructor Ant, 40, who was just axed from the British version of SAS, shared a picture of himself in a plane en route to Australia.
‘Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride they say! I say stand tall, take risks and enjoy being you,’ he captioned the post.
‘I’ll make the decisions around here thank you very much! Make the week ahead yours. Why should it be anyone else’s!’
The road: Ant is also bringing his Mind Over Muscle tour to Australia and New Zealand in July
He added various hashtags, including #AustraliaInbound.
Ant also revealed he was bringing his Mind Over Muscle tour to Australia and New Zealand in July.
‘Through my time as the Chief Instructor on SAS Australia, I’ve come to love this pocket of the world and feel very much at home here,’ he wrote on Instagram.
‘I can’t wait to interact with audiences and look forward to sharing the techniques and experiences that have helped me deal with any situation life has thrown at me.’
Meanwhile, Jason shared a picture of himself with his luggage and wrote: ‘Standard last minute packing shenanigans! Here we come Australia.’
Back to it: Jason shared a picture of himself with his luggage and wrote: ‘Standard last minute packing shenanigans! Here we come Australia’
New season: Filming will begin next month. Pictured: SAS Australia star Candice Warner
Earlier this month, Ant was axed from the British version of the show, SAS: Who Dares Wins, over his ‘personal conduct’.
He previously claimed he was dropped for ‘butting heads’ with the show’s team.
A spokesperson for Ant told MailOnline: ‘Ant has worked on TV sets around the world for many years and has never at any point been accused of speaking inappropriately by anyone.
‘He has only ever been informed of these allegations, which he wholeheartedly and emphatically rejects, via the media.
‘If anyone felt that he did say anything verbally offensive we would have expected a formal process of review but no such discussion has ever taken place either via any of the networks he works for or via bodies such as Bectu.’
Axed: Earlier this month, Ant was axed from the British version of the show, SAS: Who Dares Wins, over his ‘personal conduct’
It followed a report by The Sun that Ant was allegedly heard telling a contestant he wanted to have sex with her via his microphone during filming.
A source claimed his comment was meant to be in jest, but still prompted a member of the show’s production team to complain.
It was alleged he said: ‘I’m going to f**k you after this.’
A source added: ‘Comments by Ant — whether made in jest or not — were picked up by production and someone complained. In total up to four women submitted concerns to production bosses.
‘On the celebrity version of the show he made comments to two female celebrities, both of whom were not single.
‘Everyone on the show was talking about it among themselves. Staff at Minnow Films, who make the show, say they’ve still got the audio of one alleged incident.’
Making headlines: It followed a report by The Sun that Ant was allegedly heard telling a contestant he wanted to have sex with her via his microphone during filming
A representative for Channel 4 told the publication that measures are in place so any complaints from staff can be handled confidentially.
Ant also denied claims of further behaviour after it was reported four women had accused him of making ‘lewd and suggestive comments’ on set.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain earlier this month, Ant denied claims he’d made ‘inappropriate’ comments to female staff which were subsequently investigated by Channel 4 bosses.
He said anonymous complaints had been made about ‘indirect’ behaviour that was typical of the hosts’ military backgrounds, and said ‘snowflakes’ do not belong on the set of SAS: Who Dares Wins.
Denial: Speaking on GMB earlier this month, Ant denied claims he’d made ‘inappropriate’ comments to female staff which were subsequently investigated by Channel 4 bosses