Kate Miller-Heidke chosen to represent Australia at Eurovision 2019

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Most notably, Kate has beaten Courtney Act to Eurovision glory, after the Celebrity Big Brother victor and RuPaul's Drag Race royalty entered the national selection with her song Fight For Love. Though Australia has participated in Eurovision since 2015, this was the first time the Australian public had input on deciding the act sent. "I've had a ball, and I'm so grateful and thrilled that I get to represent Australia at Eurovision in 2019".

He will now go on to perform it at Eurovision in May, which takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel, following Netta's win past year with her song, Toy.

"Well, it's a song about coming out of depression and it tries to capture that feeling of transcending a long period of feeling low", she told SBS.

Speaking to the BBC about his song choice, which Rice mentioned is dedicated to his late father, he said: 'I believe in this song 100%.

Eurovision will be held in Tel Aviv in May this year.

Dressed like one of those retro cakes that has a doll stuck in its middle, Miller-Heidke performed her new operatic pop song "Zero Gravity", which was just released late last month. Electric Fields delivered a stellar performance, and came so close, but it was Kate's night.

Three million Aussies watched Eurovision a year ago. I want to thank all the artists who made the first ever selection show a spectacular success and all the fans who got behind them.

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Fans said they feel the song could be a victor at Eurovision in May.

"Kate will be a wonderful ambassador for Australia and Queensland at Eurovision - showcasing our local talent to a global audience of around 200 million people".

The Top 10 acts competing in "Eurovision - Australia Decides".

Kate Miller-Heidke celebrates winning the 2019 Eurovision - Australia Decides final.

Jessica Mauboy performed at the event in 2014 as an interval act.

The viewers of Australia Decides chose Kate out of 10 hopefuls to go to Tel Aviv, after her dramatic song Zero Gravity impressed the public.

In 2016, Australia's Dami Im placed second in Eurovision, wowing the world with her song, Sound Of Silence.

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