If the Midlander passenger train had been running on time 60 years ago on February 26, 1960, five siblings on board would not be alive to tell their story of one of Queensland's worst rail disasters.
Rain may have come too late for organisers of the Harry Redford Cattle Drive to swing into gear and revive the iconic droving experience for 2020 but bush cooks will get a chance to show their skills at a Drive reunion.
MARRIED women or women with children may be able to enter the Queensland Country Life Miss Showgirl awards under proposed changes to the youth engagement and personal development competition.
Plenty of social golfers could be tempted out of the 19th hole with the announcement by Golf Australia that it was putting up the world's largest amateur golfing prize pool for the 2020 Outback Queensland Masters.
The hospitality and ingenuity that western Queensland is renowned for not only helped saved a tourist's life just after Christmas last year; it also came to the rescue of his partner stranded miles from home.
Last time Mount Isa cousins Jac and Shaz were on television series My Kitchen Rules, they ended up with a billboard in the north west Queensland city bearing their faces.
There's been plenty of emphasis in past years on eating lamb on Australia Day to show you're a fair dinkum Aussie, but the butchers at Blackall have decided that beer is what customers really want on their barbecues on Sunday.