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Pictured: Meet the stunning contestants at Miss Transsexual Australia Competition

Contestants from 18 to 40 competed for the title and hoped to raise awareness for transgender and gay communities in the process.

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15th February 2014 11:34

Alessia Valenza

Contestants, who were all aged between 18 and 40, helped raise awareness for transgender and gay communities during the showpiece event at the Yarraville Club, Melbourne, on February 1, 2014.

Transexual winner Montecarlo said: "I always wanted to help in the mission of spreading awareness of the plight of the trans community especially the disadvantaged.

"I am privileged to become the brand ambassador for my community, and I will now actively participate in the organisations’ activities with the mission of creating awareness for better understanding and acceptance."

The theme for the pageant was Queens of Fantasy and Goddesses of Dreams.

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