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Ekka 2022: Current and former showgirls gather for 40-year high tea

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Tea and scones were on the agenda this morning as current and former Queensland Country Life Showgirl entrants gathered at the View Hotel to celebrate 40-years of showgirl history.

The 11 finalists from sub-chambers across the state gathered in preparation for the crowing ceremony taking place tomorrow.

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The first Queensland Showgirl was awarded in 1983 and the competition has since made a significant contribution to the advancement of women in regional and rural areas.

Check out some of the familiar faces from the event.

Pictures: Zoe Thomas.

Northern based journalist at North Queensland Register and Queensland Country Life.

Northern based journalist at North Queensland Register and Queensland Country Life.

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