Melbourne Cup hat-trick

Tuesday, November 14th 2023
  • AWARD WINNING: Milliner Cynthia Jones-Bryson has added further awards to her name after success at the Melbourne Cup. Ms Jones-Bryson is a former Delegate resident with strong family ties to the region.

    By Karen Forman

    Former Delegate milliner Cynthia Jones-Bryson has scooped the hat-trick, winning the prestigious Melbourne Cup Carnival Lillian Frank AM MBE Millinery Award for the third time with one of her creations.

    Ms Jones-Bryson, who now lives in Jerrabomberra but who still has big family ties in the region, also won the award in 2015 and 2019.

    She has won around $45,000 worth of prizes including a $20,000 package with Vogue magazine, plus the National Gallery of Victoria is going to buy the hat and display it in the gallery.

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