Queensland model stepping onto world stage
A YOUNG Cairns-based indigenous model is preparing for international stardom ahead of the 2019 Miss World preliminary finals.
On Sunday, 19-year-old Officeworks employee Ebony Doyle will take to the catwalk at the voco Gold Coast hotel alongside other Queensland model hopefuls.
"I would love to win because it would be a great opportunity. It's a great industry and great way to set myself up," she said.
Ms Doyle is not a complete stranger to the catwalk and has been a part of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair and other model events but the Miss World pageant is on a scale she is yet to experience.
Describing her path to the competition as "something that has just happened", Ms Doyle is looking forward to her big chance to impress the judges.
"I am definitely excited," she said.
Kewarra Beach model Olivia Walker is also is in the process of getting ready to compete in the pageant's preliminary Queensland finals on Sunday.
Winners will be crowned at the Palazzo Versace on July 19.