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Striking satellite photos show the Big Brother house let to rot

End of an era: Satellite photos show how the Big Brother house fell into disrepair before being destroyed in a fire and completely demolished

The Big Brother Australia house is officially no more. 

After being destroyed by a raging fire in June, the iconic mansion at Dreamworld in Queensland has now been demolished, as reported by TV Tonight.

Not only this, but the amphitheatre, which was home to live evictions and once bared the world famous eye logo on top, has been bulldozed down too. 

Satellite photos show how the Big Brother house and amphitheatre (pictured) were left to rot before being destroyed in a fire and demolished. Swipe right for it in 2008, left for it in 2016
Satellite photos show how the Big Brother house and amphitheatre (pictured) were left to rot before being destroyed in a fire and demolished. Swipe right for it in 2008, left for it in 2016

Satellite photos show how the Big Brother house and amphitheatre (pictured) were left to rot before being destroyed in a fire and demolished. Swipe right for it in 2008, left for it in 2016 

Long before the plot of land became barren, it had been completely abandoned.

Between 2001 and 2014, millions of Australians would tune in nightly to watch housemates put to the test on the famous compound. 

But since the show ended, it had been left to rot, with former housemate Skye Wheatley video blogging a visit to the dilapidated site earlier this year. 

In June, it was targeted by vandals and set on fire, with four children, aged between 11 and 15, later charged with arson. 

Between 2001 and 2014, millions of Australians would tune in nightly to watch housemates put to the test on the famous compound. Swipe right for it in 2008, left for it in 2016

Glory: During its heyday, the Big Brother house was a hive of activity. Pictured in 2008

Glory: During its heyday, the Big Brother house was a hive of activity. Pictured in 2008 

Sad: Long before the plot of land became barren, it had been abandoned. Pictured in 2016

Sad: Long before the plot of land became barren, it had been abandoned. Pictured in 2016

At the time, Skye, who lives nearby, wrote on Instagram: ‘Someone has lit the Big Brother House on fire. It’s rude if you ask me. Leave it alone guys, leave it alone’. 

She added that it was difficult to watch, saying: ‘That is so sad. Like I’m literally watching my home go up in flames. My heart is breaking right now’.

For the former reality star the Big Brother House must indeed feel like a former home as she spent months living there while appearing on season 11 in 2014.

Heartbreaking: Big Brother ran between 2001 and 2014, with the compound left to rot

Heartbreaking: Big Brother ran between 2001 and 2014, with the compound left to rot

Not quite how she remembered it: Earlier this year, former housemate Skye Wheatley (pictured) video blogged a visit to the dilapidated site

Not quite how she remembered it: Earlier this year, former housemate Skye Wheatley (pictured) video blogged a visit to the dilapidated site

Since then, the rubble from the fire and remaining fixtures have been demolished. 

The only sign that one of the country’s most memorable reality shows was once here is a faint outline in the rubble of the former swimming pool. 

The City of Gold Coast Council approved the demolition in July.

Shocking: In June, it was targeted by vandals and set on fire, with four children, aged between 11 and 15, later charged with arson

Shocking: In June, it was targeted by vandals and set on fire, with four children, aged between 11 and 15, later charged with arson

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