Brace Yourself, Australia, Because The 2016 Miss Earth Australia National Finals Is Nearly Here!

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The 2016 Miss Earth Australia National Finals is just around the corner… Are you ready to be dazzled Australia??

The final itself will be held at the historic Cell Block Theatre at the National Arts School in Darlinghurst. Built in 1840 to replace a prison in the Rocks on Sydney’s foreshore, the former gaol has a rich history, complemented by its stunning interior and a nod to the old sandstone heritage beginnings of Sydney city prior to colonisation at the turn of the century.

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Tickets are still available but seating is limited so reserve your place now to come and witness the glamour, the sophistication and the achievements of some of Australia’s best and brightest young women with heart.

You can get a ticket to this prestigious event by clicking this link:

If you are still looking for a good reason to purchase a ticket then let us introduce you to the 19 gorgeous national finalists competing on the 30th:

1. Achol Arow (Victoria)

Achol Arow VIC

A peer educator at Women’s Health West, a well known organisation that helps young women of all backgrounds, Achol is passionate about recycling and renewable energy. She commends the trend to include solar panels on new residential and commercial developments.

2. Aly Zhang (Victoria)

Aly Zhang VIC

Aly believes the biggest environmental concern we face today is the degradation of the Great Barrier Reef. She proposes uniting with UNESCO and its World Heritage Committee to protect the reef’s status, ensuring it survives the negative impacts of humanity and mining.

3. Angelica Dizon (South Australia)

Angelica Dizon

Angelica believes more trees need to be planted, both locally in her state of South Australia as well as the wider world in general. Without trees, there is no source of life.

4. April Walker (Victoria)

April Walker VIC

April is an advocate for recycling; she believes that if things can be reduced down to make ‘new’ items without creating or manufacturing from scratch, then that is the default way we should operate as a society.

5. Charlotte Mellis (QLD)

Charlotte Mellis QLD

Charlotte is a qualified PADI rescue diver, and actively campaigns for protection of our marine wildlife. She recently travelled to Raja Ampat in Indonesia to participate in marine conservation, and is an ambassador for Sea Shepherd here in Australia.

6. Claire Worboys (Victoria)

Claire Worboys VIC

Claire has always believed that change starts right at your front door. Through her previous studies she has become passionate about creating infrastructure with low-impact renewable energy sources, which are more economical to run and are healthier to live in.

7. Ella Bourne (Victoria)

Ella Bourne VIC

Ella believes that climate change is the biggest issue, but the problem we have is the current focus on economics rather than a sustainable future. Corporations take the cheapest route to ensure maximum profit; it’s time to start investing in environmental sustainability.

8. Ellenor Jones (WA)

Ellenor Jones WA

Ellenor believes strongly in the causes championed by both the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Food Programme; she believes that the time is now to find ways to ensure our future without destroying the earth.

9. Laura Smolej (TAS)

Laura Smolej TAS

Through studying agriculture, Laura aims to head overseas in the future to work as a volunteer in developing countries, to help break the cycle of poverty by helping communities become self-sufficient in producing their own food. 

10. Lavinia White (NSW)

Lavinia White NSW

Passionate about sustainability, Lavinia aims to promote an environment in which food is sourced and produced locally, so as to end up producing less waste. She believes in the importance of putting back into the environment that provides for us.

11. Lyndl Kean (NSW)

Lyndl Kean NSW

As a vegetarian, Lyndl is using her Miss Earth journey to raise awareness of the environmental effects caused by animal agriculture. She wishes to influence people to eat less meat, reducing both greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation. 

12. Rachel Alexander (TAS)

Rachel Alexander

Rachel promotes and supports Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary locally in Tasmania. More than just a tourist attraction, she would like to help the sanctuary continue to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife and educate the public on environmental sustainability.

13. Riley Aston (QLD)

Riley Aston QLD

A true animal lover, Riley supports PETA as an organisation. She admires the fact that beyond animal welfare, they also combat issues relating to climate change, water and other resources’ use and pollution, alongside veganism.

14. Roanne Lombard (SA)

Roanne Lombard SA

Roanne is a passionate environmentalist, regularly putting her money where her mouth is and attending clean-ups, tree plantings, actively fundraising and promoting protection of our planet effectively through her social media platforms.

15. Stella Zhang (NSW)

Stella Zhang

Joining a climate society class at school, Stella first learned about the issue through the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC). She believes it will help change the environment for the better.

16. Veronique Campion (Victoria)

Veronique Campion VIC

Veronique is concerned about fossil fuels and the resistance to adopt sustainable energy sources. Despite a myriad of options, and implementation in other countries, there remains difficulty in Australia in obtaining funding and support for sustainable energy. 

17. Louisa Brown (Victoria)

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Louisa is most passionate about wildlife conservation, and particularly so after a trip to China where she learned about the plight of the Giant Panda. She aims to help protect endangered wildlife here and abroad, and work to stop illegal poaching.

18. Ruby Adamson (NSW)

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Ruby’s focus is the education of children about the impact of littering and the importance of recycling. She believes that if children are taught early how they affect wildlife and sealife, they could enact a positive change for their own generation.

19. Nikki Moriarty (NSW)

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A vegetarian since the age of 11, Nikki has long been an advocate of both vegetarianism and veganism. She is currently studying nutrition, and plans to start her own health and beauty blog to advance her passion for both health and the vegan lifestyle, educating others on the environmental benefits.

The 2016 Miss Earth Australia National Finals is just around the corner… Are you ready to be dazzled Australia??

 

The final itself will be held at the historic Cell Block Theatre at the National Arts School in Darlinghurst. Built in 1840 to replace a prison in the Rocks on Sydney’s foreshore, the former gaol has a rich history, complemented by its stunning interior and a nod to the old sandstone heritage beginnings of Sydney city prior to colonisation at the turn of the century.

 

Tickets are still available but seating is limited so reserve your place now to come and witness the glamour, the sophistication and the achievements of some of Australia’s best and brightest young women with heart. 

 

You can get a ticket to this prestigious event by clicking this link:

 

If you are still looking for a good reason to purchase a ticket then let us introduce you to the 19 gorgeous national finalists competing on the 30th:

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