Please tell us 3 fun facts about yourself.
My name is Sheridan Mortlock, and I am your Miss Earth Air Australia 2020. Here are three fun facts about me: My family and I traveled around Australia for 14 months living out of a tent, I have done work experience at the Parliament House in Canberra and worked at a local members office during the summer holidays and I love languages, and I’m currently learning French and Japanese.
Tell us about your advocacy.
I believe that everyone can make little changes in their daily habits to make a positive impact on the world. Whether it be switching from plastic bags to reusable, using a bamboo toothbrush, or shopping local. I am a big supporter of the slowing of fast fashion and I believe that buying second-hand clothes, or even hiring clothing, is the best way forward.
Why did you decide to join Miss Earth Australia?
I joined Miss Earth Australia because I love the message and awareness it is spreading. The protection of our environment is as urgent as ever, and I believe that the more people that are aware of what is happening, and the actions they can take, the better.
Can you give a summary of your reign last year?
My reign last year was eye-opening. MEA was my first ever pageant, so I did not have much knowledge of what being an elemental queen was and what it entailed.
What are you looking forward to this year?
This year I am looking forward to taking advantage of the platform given to us and spreading my advocacy more. There are a lot of fun things planned this year, and I am very excited to see what the next 12 months will bring.