TYALGUM?S Michelle Van den Broek dressed up cut-outs of Triple J breakfast hosts Jay and the Doctor.
TYALGUM?S Michelle Van den Broek dressed up cut-outs of Triple J breakfast hosts Jay and the Doctor.

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SITTING on top of the hill near the chook shed with her radio on is where you will find Michelle Van den Broek tomorrow morning.

She will be trying to get some reception to tune into the Triple J breakfast show and hear the winner of the One Night Stand competition.

Michelle and other community members, have worked hard to enter Tyalgum in the competition again after missing out last year.

The winning town gets to host the Triple J One Night Stand concert featuring performances by Hilltop Hoods, Shihad, End of Fashion and Katalyst on May 18.

"Entries closed last Friday and we'll know the results before 9am on Wednesday when it's announced on air," Michelle said.

"I have everything crossed, but this year they had in excess of 60 entries."

As part of the competition criteria, cardboard cut-outs of Triple J breakfast hosts Jay and the Doctor had to be taken around the tiny town and signatures of support had to be collected.

"It would be absolutely, mind-blowingly wonderful to win.

"We collected just under 600 signatures of support on the petitions this year, which is disappointing as last year we were able to collect 1500," she said.

"Support from the local communities of Tyalgum, Uki and Chillingham was really great, however I was disappointed in the level of support from the Tweed coastal areas."



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