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Winner of the 2018 Mullumbimby Showgirl sash, Ashleigh Hartley. Photo supplied.

The 2018 Mullumbimby Showgirl Ashleigh Hartley has been busy since her sash win last November and on the weekend, Ashleigh represented Mullumbimby at The Land Royal Sydney Showgirl Competition.

The seven zones based around the areas of the Tweed, Nowra, Cobargo, Narribri, Mudgee, Young, Junee, have all now completed their events with the Tweed as Zone 1 the last to hold their event before the Sydney Showgirl Competition at the Royal Easter Show from April 12 to 23.

The Zone 1 event was held on Saturday at the Murwillumbah Civic Centre and was hosted by the Tweed River Agricultural Society.

Entrants were presented on stage and spoke about their passions and ambitions. They also highlighted current issues experienced in rural towns and agricultural industries, displaying their knowledge of their communities and advocating for change.

Ashleigh spoke eloquently and was a fine young ambassador for the local community in a very prestigious competition.

The successful entrants from Kyogle and Kempsey will now move forward to represent their area at the state finals in April at The Sydney Royal Easter Show.

The competition aims to find a young ambassador for rural NSW.

The Mullumbimby junior competition is open to both male and females aged 7-17. The senior competition is open to women aged 18-25. Most activities for the winner are scheduled for October and November 2019.

If you would like to get involved in this year’s competition please email Hayley at [email protected]


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  1. There is northing like carrying a book on your head to keep the head straight, the neck strong and the shoulders back. A deportment course could put Ashleigh Hartley in with a chance to be Miss Australia.
    You show them girl.

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