News

Showgirl winners to be announced

This year’s entrants into Coffs Harbour Miss Showgirl, Miss Teen and Miss Junior Showgirl competitions.
This year’s entrants into Coffs Harbour Miss Showgirl, Miss Teen and Miss Junior Showgirl competitions.

THIS time last year, Sally Johnson was preparing for the Coffs Harbour Showgirl competition.

A year on and it's a whole new group preparing to represent Coffs Harbour as Showgirl in the Year of the Farmer.

Sally - who went on to win the 2011 Coffs Harbour Showgirl competition - has some simple advice for the new contestants.

"Just to be confident, be true to yourself and have lots of fun," she said.

Thursday night saw a cocktail party held for finalists in the categories of Coffs Harbour Miss Showgirl, Miss Teen and Miss Junior Showgirl for 2012.

This year's Showgirl co-ordinator, Jessica Wilson, was a winner in 2010 and went on to the regional finals in 2011.

The winner of Miss Showgirl, to be announced tomorrow, will go on to the regional finals early in 2013 in the hope of getting through as a finalist for the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2013.

This year's Miss Showgirl will be carrying out her first official task tomorrow afternoon, carrying the Australian flag at the show rodeo.

Topics:  coffs harbour show



Coffs local's son witness to earthquake tragedy

DESTROYED: Relief efforts are under way in Central Italy after Wednesday's earthquake.

One thing was on Mario's mind when the Italy earthquake news broke

Sara Connor trying to protect killed cop, says lawyer

Australian woman Sara Connor being interrogated at Denpasar District Court in Bali, Indonesia.  (AAP Image/Putra Sinulingga)

Byron Bay woman says she is not guilty of killing Wayan Sudarsa

Training that will save lives

HEARTSTARTER: Senior emergency department registrar Dr Kamal Cortas and iSim centre manager Rod Peadon.

Life saving training rolled out to Coffs Harbour emergency staff

Latest deals and offers

Kanye West gets 'free reign' at VMAs

Kanye West has been let off the leash for the VMAs

Robbie Williams sings at manager's funeral

Robbie Williams and Lamar sang at the funeral of their manager

Twice as much Troy will please country music lovers

CATCH HIM WHILE YOU CAN: Singer Troy Cassar-Daley plans to take some time off to spend with family next year.

TROY Cassar-Daley is releasing a new album and book.

Courtney Stodden gets Reborn Doll

Courtney Stodden is trying to get over her recent miscarriage

Kate McKinnon 'destitute' before SNL

Kate McKinnon says she can't do anything but act

FBI investigating Leslie Jones website hack

The FBI are investigating Leslie Jones' personal website hack

REVEALED: Pat Rafter's $18m Coast house on the market

Check out the photos of the Coast's most expensive property for sale

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

How a family home can fit on a 250sq m block

This is what you can build on 250m2.

Here's the floor plan of a home built on 250sq m

Investors eye Gladstone's $4m island with resort approval

UP FOR SALE: Turtle Island is on the market.

CHINESE and Sydney investors flag interest in Gladstone island.

Take a sneak peek at this $19m Whitsunday mansion

Mandalay House features a private helipad.

Mandalay is currently on the market with an asking price of $19m