Peter Helliar

Peter Jason Matthew Helliar is an Australian comedian, actor, television, radio presenter, writer, producer and director. From January 2014, he is one of four regular hosts of The Project on Network Ten with Carrie Bickmore, Waleed Aly and Lisa Wilkinson, replacing previous presenter Dave Hughes. Previously he was best known for his work on television as Rove McManus's sidekick on The Loft Live from 1997 to 1998 and on Rove from 1999 and 2009. He also appeared in Before the Game as alter ego Bryan Strauchan. Helliar initially worked the Melbourne comedy circuit in the mid-1990s, performing in various venues and the annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has performed in numerous television ads, most notably for Fernwood Fitness. Helliar, has been nominated for the Gold Logie, for the Most Popular Personality on Television in 2017.

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Peter Helliar pays tribute to Uncle Jack Charles following the acclaimed actor's death at age 79

The Project's Peter Helliar and Waleed Aly divide viewers with their bathing habits

Louis Tomlinson takes a savage swing at Peter Helliar for 'stirring up' One Direction beef

The Project has 'the most engaged audience in television', says Peter Helliar

Peter Helliar feared Chrissie Swan wouldn't be up to hosting The Project

The Project's Peter Helliar hits back at rumours he is dead

The Project's Peter Helliar suspected Will Smith's slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars was a set up

The Project's Carrie Bickmore takes selfie with Peter Helliar and Julie Bishop before THAT gaffe

Peter Helliar reveals he caught Covid from his Project co-host Kate Langbroek

The Project's Peter Helliar reveals shocking side effects after testing positive for Covid-19

Peter Helliar praises the vaccine as he tests positive for Covid-19

The Project's Peter Helliar makes a very crude circumcision joke

The Project's Peter Helliar takes a swipe at Andrew Bolt over his climate change denial comments

The Project's Peter Helliar says he once got his 'bits stuck in a Hugo Boss suit'

The Project's Peter Helliar takes a dig at Nadia Bartel's viral 'cocaine' snorting video

The Project's Peter Helliar reveals his VERY grim Christmas prediction

The Project's Peter Helliar makes VERY off-colour joke about phallic-shaped carrot

The Project's Peter Helliar makes VERY off-colour joke about penis shaped carrot

The Project's Peter Helliar reveals he's had a skin cancer scare

The Project's Peter Helliar storms off set after technical glitch during LIVE broadcast