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Nicole Sandrone – 2019 Camden Showgirl

With another The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl final over, Behind the Sash is back with one of the state finalists – Nicole Sandrone from Camden. Camden has a strong history in the competition and Nicole is no exception. Balancing country lifestyle with a city career, Nicole is passionate about building bridges between the community. She […]

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Chloe Bishop – 2019 Nowra Showgirl

In the lead up to the Zone 2 Final, Chloe Bishop joined Elyse on Behind the Sash. Her community involvement has taken her around the world whilst locally her Showgirl journey has given her the confidence to achieve at University and contribute more. She shares her Showgirl journey and her experiences prior to attending the […]

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Hayley Johns – 2018 Gloucester Showgirl

Hayley Johns is a busy woman. When she’s not studying at University, she’s working on her Duke of Edinburgh, sailing on the Young Endeavour or sitting on the Lake Macquarie Youth Advisory Council. She joins Elyse on Behind the Sash in the lead up to the Zone 1 Showgirl final to share her love of […]

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Bec George – 2018 Nyngan Showgirl

Last week, Bec George represented her town of Nyngan at the Zone 6 Final of The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition. Before that, she had joined Elyse to share her experiences as a Showgirl. Bec not only discusses what makes her town great and her Showgirl journey, but also delves into the drought and its […]

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Brooke Felsch – 2018 Alstonville Showgirl

Orchid growing, hairdresser extraordinaire Brooke Felsch joins Behind the Sash this week. Brooke has a lot of experience as a Showgirl, being one of the lucky young women to compete at the inaugural Group 1 Teen Showgirl final. Now, she’s ready for the big time – representing Alstonville with pride as their 2018 Showgirl. http://www.behindthesash.com/episodes/Brooke%20Felsch%20-%202018%20Alstonville%20Showgirl.mp3Podcast: […]

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Caitlin Hipwell – 2018 Maitland Showgirl

Caitlin Hipwell lives a double life – a city girl working as a receptionist and a country girl helping on her family property. She is a woman of many talents and has a passion to support others by sharing her experiences with anxiety. The Maitland Showgirl is unique in that she holds two titles and […]

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Tegan Burt – 2018 Berry Showgirl

Happy New Year from Behind the Sash. In the first episode of 2019, Elyse is joined by Tegan Burt, the 2018 Berry Showgirl. Tegan has strong ties to her community and proudly represented them and the Show that means so much to her at the 2018 zone finals. She shares her love for her community […]

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Jenna Robinson – 2018 North Coast National Showgirl

Jenna Robinson is the ultimate mutitasker. Whilst fulfilling her duties as the 2018 North Coast National Showgirl, she also completed her HSC. Her passion for her show and community is apparent and she joins Elyse for the last episode of 2018 to share her long journey in the Showgirl movement. http://www.behindthesash.com/episodes/Jenna%20Robinson%20-%202018%20North%20Coast%20National%20Showgirl.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Heidi Knight – 2018 Orange Showgirl

Heidi Knight may have been the only entrant in the 2018 Orange Showgirl competition, but she is certainly doing the sash proud. A passionate advocate for rural NSW and rural youth, Heidi uses her experience growing up on a sheep farm to discuss issues facing her community and the state as a whole. She joins […]

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Christie Arthur – 2018 Kiama Showgirl

Christie Arthur represented Kiama at the Zone 2 Final in February and since then, has gone on to become the Showgirl co-ordinator for the Kiama Show. When she isn’t working with the Show, Christie is a research assistant and tutor. She works tirelessly in her community of Gerringong and joins Elyse to share what the […]

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