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Triple Zero hero Charlette Portughese shares her story with Neil Mitchell

Charlette Portughese will be honoured as a Triple Zero hero for her incredible composure speaking to a Triple Zero operator.

The quick-thinking youngster called to help her mum Jessica in February this year.

But she stole the show when she spoke to Neil Mitchell on 3AW Mornings.

Click PLAY to hear the phone call as it happened 

The bright Grade 3 student giggled and chatted with Neil in the studio, telling him about her passion for animals.

It was a simple lesson she learnt at school that kicked-in.

‘She was very, very calm,’ mum Jessica said.

The 3AW switchboard lit up with listeners moved by the ‘absolutely gorgeous’ girl.


FULL INTERVIEW: Charlette explains how she sprung to action to help her mum