Alison Mitchell for Miss Australia

  If Alison Mitchell’s face looks familiar, it’s probably because she is one of Canberra’s most recognisable models. Her blue eyes and blonde tresses have been published online, in print and on TV both locally and nationally. About a year ago Alison moved to Sydney to further her modeling career, but continues to maintain a close connection to Canberra. As you will find out, a chance misunderstanding found her entering the Miss World Australia pageant, the worlds largest and longest running International beauty pageant. Alison has now made the Top 5 and will soon be taking part in the National… Continue Reading

An Interview with Miss Australia International Finalist Ashlee De Silva

  My entire knowledge of pageants comes from watching Miss Congeniality more times than I care to admit. The swimsuit competition, the talent competition, vying for world peace; these are all the cliche obstacles to be overcome. Just avoid a pussy grab from Trump and the sash and tiara is yours. The pageant industry can get a pretty bad wrap, largely due to the emphasis placed on the physical appearance of contestants. We all know that pageant girl stereotype: she’s thin, blonde, beautiful, and often dumb. But are things any different here in Australia? NSW National Finalist for the Miss… Continue Reading