A Townsville country music singer has won the prestigious Star Maker award at this year's Tamworth Country Music Festival.
The many dusty miles travelled from cattle stations to Charters Towers last week was worth every kilometre for the school children who took part in the annual Fit 4 Rural Futures sports camp.
After 19 years in the home schoolroom, Virginia Elliott has seen all sorts of technology used to deliver distance education lessons but on Monday she and husband Brett farewelled it for the last time.
Concerns about services and organisations in Queensland's north west getting swallowed up and lost are what put the kybosh on the proposal to merge the Southern Gulf NRM with NQ Dry Tropics, according to Southern Gulf CEO Andrew Maclean.
On the eve of the Wilangi Invitation Brahman Sale being held today, sale agents, vendors, and all sale visitors united at the Sovereign Tavern in Charters Towers last night for the Coopers-sponsored Country Cocktails meet and greet.
It was a scorcher at Schumacher Park as Cloncurry celebrated its final race day for 2019 on Saturday.
See who was out and about enjoying the atmosphere at the Charters Towers Amateur races at the weekend.