Kimberley Girl

Shuylyn Hunter, Kimberley Girl, 2004
Shuylyn Hunter, Kimberley Girl, 2004

Although the event is all about glitz, glamour and fun entertainment the true value of Kimberley Girl lies in the important social benefits it will deliver to the contestants and audience members.<p>

Some of the social benefits Kimberley Girl delivers include:<p>
<li>Increasing entrants self esteem and self confidence.
<li>Empowering young women to break out of their &#8216;comfort zone&#8217; and participate in projects which interest them.
<li>Creatiing role-models in our community.
<li>Creating positive social interaction between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
<li>Building confidence for career development.
<li>Create a sense of achievement and pride among entrants.
<li>Teaching valuable grooming and deportment skills.

The 2004 winner, Ms Shulyn Hunter received a cash prize of $500.00, clothing vouchers at local retailers and a photographic shoot with Yaja Hadry's from No5. Gallery, Broome. More importantly Shulyn has become a role-model in the community by:<p>

<li>Attending the National Youth Conference in Canberra 2004.
<li>Gaininig employment with the Kimberley Development Commission.
<li>being short listed for a PR role with the David Wirrupunda Foundation
<li>winning the 2005 NAIDOC-Youth of the Year award.
<li>Presenting at the NAIDOC Awards 2005.
<li>being Short-listed to appear on the Jamie Durie&#8217;s television show.
<li>continuing to play an active role in the community advocating for Indigenous youth.
Kimberley Girl 2005 is bigger, better and is reaching out across the entire region and Goolarri Media is looking for the support of organizations who believe in the social benefits it can deliver for female Indigenous youth.<p>

The Broome Aboriginal Media Association project manages this event on behalf of the community as part of our cultural and social obligations. We are seeking modest financial assistance to help grow this exciting event.<p>

<li>$200.00 in assistance would be great!
<li>$300.00 in assistance would be awesome!
<li>$500.00 in assistance would be DEADLY!
Kimberley Girl is also looking for annual sponsors.<p>

Gold Sponsorship: $25,000<br>
Silver Sponsorship: $10,000<br>
Bronze Sponsorship: $5,000<p>

There are many attractive benefits of sponsorship, which are negotiable depending on the level of sponsorship, include:<p>

<li>A Chance to win a $2000.00 advertising package with Radio Goolarri 99.7FM
<li>A verbal recognition of support at all Kimberley Girl 2005 heats and final.
<li>Free tickets to all Kimberley Girl 2005 heats and final

<a href="">Become a sponsor of Kimberley Girl for 2005</a><p>

Prospective sponsors should call Mark Jones or Kira Fong if you have any queries, or if you need any further assistance.<p>

Please note that the Broome Aboriginal Media Association has Deductible Gift Recipient Status (DGR). That is, under Subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessments Act 1997 all donations are 100% tax deductible.<p>

<a href="">To make a tax deductible donation to BAMA</a><p>

Latest NEWS<br>

Congratulations to the 2005 Kimberley girl winner Emily Jones (from Kununurra), and to Danielle Bangmorra (Derby) and Nathalie Ishiguchi (Broome) who came second and third respectively.<p>

Special mentions also to Talissa Kinley (Broome) who won the "Most Photogenic" award and Carlee Hedlam (Derby) who won the "Judges award".<p>

Congratulations to all this years winners and to all the girls who entered Kimberley Girl 2005.<p>

Project description: 
Kimberley Girl is the search for a face that truly reflects the diverse culture, history and heritage of our beautiful region. Kimberley Girl 2005 is broadening its horizons and making the event truly Kimberley wide. Heats will be held in Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, Kununurra and Broome. Winners from the heats outside Broome will be provided with transport and accommodation to compete in the final show in Broome. This is scheduled for 21st October 2005
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Goolarri Media Enterprises
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