Danielle Cleary Events (DCE) is excited to announce the launch of our 2022 DCE Model Host Search. 


We are looking for motivated, committed & confident young talent, wanting to gain work experience & connections in the events & modelling industry. You'll have a great smile, healthy look, loads of confidence & an interest in our creative events industry.


The role is a 12 month mentorship, offering the winner 'on the job' flexible learning experience & exposure to industry professionals, in a creative & encouraging environment.


  • Canberra Fair – all Entrants invited to our Winter Fair, Sunday 28 August 2022.

  • Top 10 Entrants Meet & Greet - Sunday 27 February 2022 at Lucas Studios. 

  • Top 6 Finalist Showcase Celebration - Wednesday 23 March 2022 at Fenway Public House.

Please review the Competition Terms & Conditions before entering.  If you enter the 2022 DCE Model Host Search Competition, you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of entry.

PRIZES worth over $24,000 with special thanks to: 


  • Winners Prize:  Luxury activewear gift pack, valued @ $200.

Altina Drinks

  • Winner & Finalists Prize:  Signature non alcoholic cocktails, can tester pack, valued @ $30 each.

Beks Bloomz

  • Winners Prize:  presented fresh floral bouquet, valued @ over $200.

Bella Boss Canberra

  • Winners Prize:  Volume lashes for 12 months, valued @ over $1,150.

Canberra Fair 

  • Finalists Prize:  experience - opportunity to Model Host our Winter Fair 2022. 

  • Winners Prize:  experience - The Parade fashion runway model for our Winter Fair 2022. 

Clever Cookie & Co

  • Finalists Prize:  cookie gift pack, valued @ $50 each.

  • Winners Prize:  cookie gift pack, valued @80. 

Dak & Co

  • Winners Prize:  guidance - online & social media branding development package, valued @ $1550. 

Edible Favours

  • Finalists Prize:  donut & fudge gift pack, valued @ $20 each.

  • Winners Prize:  donut & fudge gift pack, valued @ $80.

Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns

  • Winners Prize:  voucher @ $250​​. 

Jaeke Collection

  • Winners Prize:  feature as a campaign model for their 2022/2023 Collection with commercial photo shoot. 

Laser Clinics 

  • Finalists Prize:  Microdemabrasion & Yellow LED Treatment, valued @ $168 each.

  • Winners Prize: 2 x Cool Sculpting Treatments, Microdermabrasion & Yellow LED Treatment + 5 beauty products, valued @ $1627. 

Lucas Studios

  • Finalists Prize:  20 class passes each, valued @ $400 each. 

  • Winners Prize:  6 month unlimited studio membership, valued @ $1560. 

Lucy Laurita Designer

  • Winners Prize:  designer gown valued @ $700. 

Malibu Spray

  • Finalists Prize:  3 month tanning pass valued @ $480 each. 

  • Winners Prize:  12 month unlimited spray tans, unlimited Far Infrared Detox sessions + 20% of all products, valued @ over $4000. 

Micki Munro 

  • Winners Prize:  salon quality european hair extensions valued @ $3000. 

Napolean Perdis Cosmetics

  • Winners Prize:  Golden Ticket valued @ $400.

Steven Lloyd Photography 

  • Winners Prize:  portrait photography package, including styling valued @ over $1000. 

The Statement Life 

  • Winners Prize:  experience - a mentorship with opportunity to attend exclusive VIP events on behalf of The Statement Life + The Statement Life earrings in a Sorted bag! value @ $800. 

Wesson Boutique​

  • Winners Prize:  designer accessory valued @ $500. 

121 Hair

  • Finalists Prize :  121 gift pack $50 & treatment voucher $85, valued @ $135 each. 
  • Winners Prize:  121 gift pack $200 & treatment voucher $85, valued at $285. 


  1. Kath Ilijoski - Director of 121 Hair / Mentor;

  2. Lorna Munro - OG 2017 DCE Model Host Search Winner / Taekwondo Athlete / Dietician & Nutritionist;

  3. Jemma Mrdak - Presenter / Dak & Co; 

  4. Brittany Wicks - B's Beauty & Lashes / Advocate for Women in League; &

  5. Janette Wojtaszak - The Statement Life - Presenter, Stylist & Digital Creator. 

The 4 pillars that will define our next DCE Model Host Search Winner include:

  • Entrant application:

  • Marketing savvy;

  • Presentation; &

  • Industry interest.


With special thanks to our competition event partners:  Adriana & Bianca Music, Aktivaro, Altina Drinks, Beks Bloomz, Bella Boss Canberra Brittany Wicks, Canberra Fair, Clever Cookie & Co, Dak & Co, Edible Favours, Experience Eats, Fenway Public House, Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns, Hello Ro Photography, Jaeke Collection, Jemma Mrdak, Krave Juice, Laser Clinics (Belconnen, Canberra City & Woden), Lucas Studios, Lucy Laurita Designer, Lorna Munro, Malibu Spray, Micki Munro, Mynx Beaute, Megan Matijasevic Hair Stylist, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, Show Pony Events, Steven Lloyd Photography, The Statement Life - Janette Wojtaszak, Wesson Boutique & 121 Hair. 


1.1 Information on “Entry” & details of prizes form part of conditions of entry.

1.2 If you enter the 2022 DCE Model Host Search competition, you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of entry.


2.1 Entrants must be a minimum of 17 years of age.

2.2 Entrants must not be contracted with a modelling talent agency at the time of their entry into the competition but may have done paid commercial modelling prior, nor sign with a modelling talent agency if chosen as the Winner during the 12 month mentorship competition period. 

2.3 Entrants must be located within the ACT or NSW region & be available to travel to Canberra if chosen as a Top 10 Entrant for professional photo shoot Canberra Sunday 27 February 2022, if voted as a Top 6 Finalist attend the Finalist Showcase Finalist Celebration Wednesday 23 March 2022 & if chosen as the Winner, attend other Danielle Cleary Events functions/events throughout the calendar year.  All travel & associated costs are at the Entrants own expense.

2.4 All prizes, including experiences will be executed within the ACT or NSW region.


3.1 You may only enter once into the 2022 DCE Model Host Search competition.

3.2 Past Entrants (not Winners) may re enter, we welcome your updated entry.

3.3 Email attention to our Model Host Search Coordinator & include:

  • a short introduction about who you are;

  • what are your interests & passions;

  • why you would like to win this experience; 

  • 2 casting photos (not necessarily professional images) including a head & shoulders & full length image, plus any other photo of your choice (optional),

  • height;

  • DOB;

  • mobile;

  • follow @danielleclearyevents & @canberrafair on Facebook & Instagram &

  • share your Facebook & Instagram handles with us.


4.1 The competition will open for entries on 6 December 2022. 

4.2 The competition will close for entries on Monday 31 January 2022.

4.3 All entrants are invited to the Canberra Fair, Winter Fair.

4.4 A judging panel, representing Danielle Cleary Events, will meet following the closure of entries & select the Top 10 Entrants. 

The Top 10 selected Entrants will be invited to attend & Meet and Greet Brunch + Hello Ro Photography photographic shoot for the creation of individual portrait images on Sunday 27 February 2022 at Lucas Studios. Styling Entrants own fashion - Active wear / Luxe Sports theme is this years inspo, beauty 'touch up's' supplied by Megan Matijasevic Hair Stylist, Mynx Beaute, Napoleon Perdis & 121 Hair.  Catering thanks to Clever Cookie & Co, Edible Favours & Krave Juice. 

4.5 The Top 10 Entrants will be announced via our social media on Tuesday 1 March 2022, with an album of professional portrait images for a Facebook & Instagram public “like-off” hosted on the Danielle Cleary Events Facebook & Instagram pages.

- Votes on both DCE social media platforms Facebook & Instagram will be tallied from the DCE social media accounts for a total combined vote count. 

- Individual votes can be cast on both DCE Facebook & or Instagram. 

- Votes are only valid when both 1) Danielle Cleary Events & 2) Canberra Fair Facebook & Instagram pages are Liked & Followed.

- Votes cannot be purchased but may be sponsored posts & shared with community groups to obtain 'Likes'.

4.6 The Facebook & Instagram public "like-off" will close Tuesday 8 March 2022 @ 10am.

4.7 The 5 Top 10 Entrants who receive the most valid likes on their provided portrait images posted to the Danielle Cleary Events Facebook & Instagram pages will become a Top 5 Finalist, with the addition of 1 'Wild Card' Finalist to be selected by DCE. The Top 6 Finalists will be presented to a VIP audience at our Finalist Showcase Celebration with styling provided by Show Pony Events, fashion by Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns & beauty team Malibu Spray, Megan Matijasevic Hair Stylist, Mynx Beaute, Napoleon Perdis & 121 Hair.  Our Winner will be selected by our judging panel & announced at our evening event Wednesday 23 March 2022 @ 6-9pm at Fenway Public House. 

4.8 The Winner will be announced via social media the following day.

4.9 If you are selected the DCE Model Search Host 2022 Winner & do not honour the prize & mentoring opportunities, then another Finalist will be offered these opportunities.


5.1 Danielle Cleary Events reserves the right to verify the validity of entries.

5.2 In addition to the right to disqualify set out in any other clauses, Danielle Cleary Events can disqualify an entrant if:

a) their entry includes materials that Danielle Cleary Events considers to be objectionable or defamatory;

b) they tamper with the entry process or enter more than once;

c) they submit an entry that does not comply with these conditions;

d) they work for (or have a family member that works for) related Companies or any Companies associated with the Competition;

e) they are signed already to an agency;

f) they have, in the opinion of Danielle Cleary Events, engaged in conduct in entering the competition which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the participating companies;

g) the person is engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct;

h) the person is engaged in any misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair & proper conduct of the Competition;

i) they 'buy' votes; or

j) for any other reasonable grounds.

5.3 Danielle Cleary Events reserves the right to recover damages or other compensation from anyone who is disqualified.


6.1 In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders our ability to proceed with the competition on the dates & in the manner described in these terms & conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, Danielle Cleary Events may in its absolute discretion cancel the competition & recommence it from the start or any point that Danielle Cleary Events considers reasonable under the same conditions.

6.2 Danielle Cleary Events & its associated agencies & companies will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss (including but not limited to consequential loss) or claim that may occur; whilst undertaking any travel won on or connected with their entry; in the participation in any prize; as a consequence of late, lost or misdirected mail; due to the broadcast of any program relating to the competition or the publication of any material, including any statements made by any compere, staff member, journalist, other entrants or any other person; in relation to failure of an SMS entry message to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion; or in relation to failure of an entry to be received on the website on account of technical problems or traffic congestion; arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines or mobile communications network related to or resulting from participation in this promotion; arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment, software, internet connection, any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer software related to or resulting from participation in this promotion.

6.3 Danielle Cleary Events decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is final & binding on each person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. Entries are considered as being submitted at the time they are received by the Promoter. Prizes are subject to availability, not transferable or exchangeable, with the exception of cash prizes, cannot be taken as cash. Prizes will be sent to the winner’s nominated address as stated in their original entry or given in person. The Promoter & their associated agencies & companies associated with this promotion will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.

6.4 The Winner must not 'sign' with a Talent & or Modelling Agency during their 2022 term with Danielle Cleary Events.

6.5 The Winner must present as "Danielle Cleary Events DCE Model Host Search 2022 Winner" in all professional photo shoot images posted to social media.


7.1 All entrants agree to grant Danielle Cleary Events a perpetual & non-exclusive licence to use all photographs given & taken of them during the competition & all other material created for the purposes of the competition in all media worldwide.

You agree that Danielle Cleary Events is able to do this without asking your permission & you are not entitled to receive any money for such use by Danielle Cleary Events.