SARAH Murdoch has walked away from Australia's Next Top Model after three seasons as host.

FOXTEL announced today that Murdoch has decided to step aside from her role as host and co-executive producer of the FOX8 series.

"It has been an incredible opportunity to work on a show as exciting and popular as Australia's Next Top Model," Murdoch said.

"Leaving the show has been a very difficult decision for me. Being entrusted to work on all aspects as host and co-executive producer has been a huge experience and I have enjoyed it so much."

As well as hosting the show, Murdoch also held the role of Executive Producer via her Room 329 production company.

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