New Idea reported that Dan persuaded NBA superstar Patrick Mills to organise the proposal during a basketball match at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

"Basketball first brought us together, and it's huge in both our lives, so it seemed a great way to surprise Marni and make the proposal really special" said Dan.

Pick up this week's copy of New Idea for some gorgeous photos of Dan and his fiancee Marni Little and find out exactly how he proposed by watching the clip below.