News

Chance for city girls to impress

Last year’s Miss Tourism winner Myffy Scadden.
Last year’s Miss Tourism winner Myffy Scadden. Contributed

YOUNG, healthy women with a passion for promoting Australia on the international tourism scene...this is your time to shine.

Riverlink Shopping Centre in North Ipswich is gearing up to host the preliminary event for the 2012 Miss Tourism Australia pageant on September 13 and 15.

The event is open to girls from ages 18 to 26 and the winner will become Australia's global tourist ambassador.

"We are looking for a girl who can promote tourism for Australia and also be a great role model for young girls," Miss Tourism Australia national director Deborah Miller said.

"Basically we just want to promote great Australian young women.

"The current title holder is a 23-year-old girl called Myffy Scadden who is a doctor studying to be a surgeon.

"She also teaches dance to young five-year-olds."

The contestants will take to the stage to parade and be judged in three sections which include sportswear, spring fashion and a personality question and answer by a panel.

"The question and answer section is the highest scoring part of the competition on their personality. We ask questions about social and current issues," Ms Miller said.

"It is a beauty pageant so we are looking for a girl who looks healthy and lives that lifestyle. The girls don't have to be models. We are after everyday girls."

 

Applications are now open. To apply contact skatterl@misstourismaustralia.com.au for an application form or visit Facebook.

Topics:  north ipswich




Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Countdown is on as Grafton PBR takes shape

Professional Bull Riders / PBR , Hervey Bay Seafront Oval - Troy Wilkinson on Unearthed. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Watch highlights from the previous round of the PBR at Fraser Coast

Thirsty Merc 'Back To Grind' after Shifting Gears

Thirsty Merc are performing in Yamba on Friday night.

Thirsty Merc's lead singer soldiers on post car crash tragedy

Home is where the heart is for The McClymonts

THE McCLYMONTS: Mollie, Sam and Brooke are coming home to play at the Saraton Theatre in August.

10 shows announced for 10 Years of Hits anniversary tour

Latest deals and offers

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

VIDEO: Art Deco fan pays $835,000 for Imperial Hotel

No Caption

Iconic "Impy" sold at a bargan price to bidder who loves Art Deco.

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances