Miss Universe

Miss Universe Australia 2019 is Priya Serrao

Miss Universe Australia 2019 Priya SerraoPriya Serrao, 26, edged out 27 other beauties to win Miss Universe Australia 2019 on Thursday evening, June 27 at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. The runners-up were Bella Kasimba and Marijana Radmanović.

This year’s competition was hosted by comedian Ash Williams and Miss Universe Australia 2013, Olivia Wells.

The Indian-Australian beauty from Victoria took over the title from last year’s winner and Miss Universe 2018 Top 20, Francesca Hung.

Priya will now prepare to represent Australia at the Miss Universe 2019 pageant later this year.

Australia won the Miss Universe pageant twice with Kerry Anne Wells (Miss Universe 1972) and Jennifer Hawkins (Miss Universe 2004).

Miss Universe Australia 2019 Priya Serrao

Photos: Jason Edwards / News Corp Australia