Lisa Wilkinson and Carrie Bickmore laugh as they arrive in Melbourne.
Lisa Wilkinson and Carrie Bickmore laugh as they arrive in Melbourne.

Carrie and Lisa laugh off feud talk

NEW co-hosts Lisa Wilkinson and Carrie Bickmore were all smiles as they flew into Melbourne together on Thursday - snuffing out any reports of a rumoured rift.

The pair laughed as they walked out of the terminal after spending the night partying in Sydney at the AACTA Awards.

Wilkinson cut a stylish figure in a red dress and caped a matching jacket over her shoulders as she wheeled her bag behind her.

Lisa and Carrie laugh as they walk to separate waiting cars at Melbourne airport.
Lisa and Carrie laugh as they walk to separate waiting cars at Melbourne airport.

Bickmore - who was accompanied by her partner Chris Walker - kept things low-key, opting for a pair of black leggings, runners and a baseball cap.

When Wilkinson made the tremendous leap from Channel Nine to Network Ten's The Project, it was reported Bickmore was "p*ssed off" at her new co-host's rumoured $2 million salary.

If true, the deal would be four times more than Bickmore's $200,000 salary.

Just a few weeks before Wilkinson signed on at Ten, Bickmore locked in her new deal with the broadcaster.

Bickmore is joined by partner Chris Walker as they return from the AAACTA Awards.
Bickmore is joined by partner Chris Walker as they return from the AAACTA Awards.

During Wilkinson's first appearance on the show, Bickmore welcomed her new co-host and eased any rumoured tension.

"Nine's loss is our gain here at Network Ten," Bickmore said. "An incredible woman - smart, funny, down to earth. We couldn't be more excited."


CYCLONE WATCH: 200mm falls predicted as low develops

Premium Content CYCLONE WATCH: 200mm falls predicted as low develops

UPDATE: Heavy rainfall and possible gale-force winds are expected in Mackay and the...

GREAT DEAL: $1 for the best local news, great rewards

Premium Content GREAT DEAL: $1 for the best local news, great rewards

Your support for local journalism is vital in our community

NAMED: Whitsunday residents in court for drug possession

Premium Content NAMED: Whitsunday residents in court for drug possession

An arrest for public nuisance leads to a cocaine discovery and a search warrant...