Australia's bet to Miss Universe 2008

Laura Dundovic is a 21-year-old Psychology student from Sydney is this year's representative of Australia for Miss Universe 2008 beauty pageant to be held in Vietnam as she was crowned Miss Australia Universe 2008 last night. Michelle McNamee, Miss Queensland and Lauren Gillis, Miss New South Wales was the 1st and 2nd runners-up respectively.

Lauren attributed her victory to her supportive family and boyfriend - who were all in the audience - and hard work, Australia's The Daily Telegraph reported. "I have always worked hard at what I do and that probably paid off tonight" she says.

"It would be great to reach the success of my predecessors, but at the moment I am the over the moon to be here", said the new Australia beauty queen referring to Jennifer Hawkins' success (Jennifer won the Miss Universe title in 2004).


"To God be the Glory".