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Bindi Irwin says she wants to continue her father Steve’s legacy in emotional post

BINDI Irwin has shared her pride at continuing late dad Steve's legacy in an emotional Instagram post.

The 21-year-old beauty took to her social media page before honouring the famous Crocodile Hunter at a gala dinner.

 Bindi shared this photo before the gala
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Bindi shared this photo before the galaCredit: Instagram

Posting a snap ahead of the event, Bindi showed off her chic outfit on a balcony in front of the stunning Brisbane skyline.

She dressed up casual jeans and black boots with a trendy blazer, classy pearl necklace, and stunning make-up.

Bindi had her long, brown hair over one shoulder, styled into loose waves.

Opening up in the photo's caption, Bindi wrote: "Dressing up a little for our Brisbane #SteveIrwinGalaDinner but always keeping a touch of khaki.

 Bindi lost her famous dad when she was eight years old
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Bindi lost her famous dad when she was eight years oldCredit: Getty - Contributor
 Steve passed away in 2006
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Steve passed away in 2006Credit: Getty - Contributor

"Tonight we raised funds and awareness for Wildlife Warriors.

"It’s an honour to be continuing Dad’s legacy with the global conservation work he was so passionate about."

Bindi was just eight years old when her famous father tragically lost his life after suffering a stingray injury to his heart.

The wildlife expert's shock death rocked fans across the globe in 2006, with Steve also dad to 15-year-old Robert.

 Bindi is proud to carry on the wildlife expert's legacy
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Bindi is proud to carry on the wildlife expert's legacyCredit: Getty - Contributor

It has been an emotional year for Bindi, who got engaged to long-term boyfriend Chandler Powell in the summer.

In her father's absence, Bindi's little brother is set to walk her down the aisle.

She spoke out directly to her dad in a social media post announcing the news, writing alongside a throwback snap: "Dad, you would be so incredibly proud of Robert.

 Her little brother Robert will walk her down the aisle
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Her little brother Robert will walk her down the aisleCredit: Getty Images - Getty
Robert Irwin looks like the spitting image of his late father Steve Irwin as he stokes a newborn Sumatran tiger cub at Australia Zoo

"‘He has been such an amazing support during this beautiful new life chapter.

"I know you’d be beaming with pride when the time comes that he walks me down the aisle.

"I wish you could be here for these moments, but I know that your spirit lives on in us."