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SAS Australia’s Ant Middleton and Jason Fox jet Down Under to quarantine before filming

SAS Australia stars Ant Middleton, Jason Fox and the rest of the team jetted Down Under this week ahead of filming the new season of the hit Channel Seven show.

The pair posted about their travels on Instagram, while TV Tonight reported that instructors Matthew Ollerton and Mark Billingham are also in Australia and quarantining for the new series. 

The publication reports that filming with commence next month.

It’s back: SAS Australia’s Ant Middleton and Jason Fox have jetted Down Under to quarantine before filming – after the chief instructor was axed from the British version

Chief instructor Ant, 40, who was just axed from the British version of the military-style show, shared a picture of himself flashing his hand tattoo while travelling.   

‘Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride they say!…. I say stand tall, take risks and enjoy being you,’ his post began. 

He added: ‘I’ll make the decisions around here thank you very much! Make the week ahead yours. Why should it be anyone else’s!’

Hitting the road: Ant also revealed with fans that he's bringing his Mind Over Muscle tour to Australia and New Zealand in July

Hitting the road: Ant also revealed with fans that he’s bringing his Mind Over Muscle tour to Australia and New Zealand in July

He added hashtags including ‘Australia inbound.’

Ant also revealed with fans that he’s 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,’ Ant said on Instagram. 

He added: ‘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: Meanwhile, Jason shared a picture of himself with his luggage and wrote: 'Standard last minute packing shenanigans! Here we come Australia'

Back to it: Meanwhile, Jason shared a picture of himself with his luggage and wrote: ‘Standard last minute packing shenanigans! Here we come Australia’

New season: Filming will reportedly begin next month. Pictured is SAS Australia star Candice Warner

New season: Filming will reportedly begin next month. Pictured is 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.

Axed: 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

Axed: 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

‘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.’ 

It came following 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 were 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.

Making headlines: It came following 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

Making headlines: It came following 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

‘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.’ 

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 that he had made ‘inappropriate’ comments to female staff which were subsequently investigated by channel 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.

Denying claims: Speaking on Good Morning Britain earlier this month, Ant denied claims that he had made 'inappropriate' comments to female staff which were subsequently investigated by channel bosses

Denying claims: Speaking on Good Morning Britain earlier this month, Ant denied claims that he had made ‘inappropriate’ comments to female staff which were subsequently investigated by channel bosses


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