Miss Universe Australia

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Miss Universe Australia
Formation 2004
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Sydney
Membership Miss Universe
Director Deborah Miller[1]
Website missuniverseaustralia.com.au

Miss Universe Australia is an annual national beauty pageant that has selected Australia's representative to the Miss Universe pageant since 2004.


Miss Universe Australia is a national beauty pageant of Australia owned by national director Deborah Miller that every year selects a representative to go to the international Miss Universe pageant which is owned by Mr. Donald Trump and NBC.

Before Miss Universe Australia, the official representatives at Miss Universe from Miss Australia pageant winner. There have been two Miss Universe title holders from Australia: Kerry Anne Wells in 1972 and Jennifer Hawkins in 2004. Hawkins was the first Miss Universe Australia candidate and the first from the pageant to win Miss Universe.

The current Miss Universe Australia is Tegan Martin from Newcastle. Tegan will compete at Miss Universe 2014 with place and venue to be announced.


Color Key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as Runner-Up
  •      Ended as one of the Finalists or Semifinalists
Year Delegate City Region Placement Special Awards
2014 Tegan Martin Newcastle  New South Wales TBA TBA
2013 Olivia Wells Melbourne  Victoria
2012 Renae Ayris Perth  Western Australia 3rd Runner-Up
2011 Scherri-Lee Biggs[2] Perth  Western Australia Top 10 Finalist
2010 Jesinta Campbell[3] Gold Coast  Queensland 2nd Runner-Up Miss Congeniality
2009 Rachael Finch[4] Townsville  Queensland 3rd Runner-Up
2008 Laura Dundovic[5] Sydney  New South Wales Top 10 Finalist
2007 Kimberley Busteed[6] Gladstone  Queensland
2006 Erin McNaught[7] Canberra  Australian Capital Territory
2005 Michelle Guy[8] Perth  Western Australia
2004 Jennifer Hawkins[9] Newcastle  New South Wales Miss Universe 2004

Preliminary divisions[edit]

Ranking by Region[edit]

Region Titles Winning Years
 New South Wales
2004, 2008, 2014
 Western Australia 2005, 2011, 2012
 Queensland 2007, 2009, 2010
 Australian Capital Territory 2006


  1. ^ "Aussie top three in Miss Universe". BigPond News. 25 August 2010. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Costa, Alice (8 July 2011). "Perth beauty Scherri-Lee Biggs crowned Miss Universe Australia". Herald Sun. 
  3. ^ "Here's Miss Universe Australia 2010 - Jesinta Campbell". The Daily Telegraph. 18 June 2010. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Townsville model Rachael Finch crowned Miss Universe Australia". Townsville Bulletin. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Meet Miss Universe Australia, Laura Dundovic". The Daily Telegraph. 15 May 2008. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Beauty stunned by win". Sunday Herald Sun. 22 April 2007. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Meet the new Miss Australia". The Sydney Morning Herald. 10 June 2006. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "WA woman to represent Australia for Miss Universe". ABC News. 2 April 2005. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "Miss Australia, Crowned Miss Universe(R) 2004 During Live NBC Telecast On June 1". PR Newswire. 2 June 2004. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 

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