The country racing industry will be a big winner if the Palaszczuk government is re-elected with its promise to back Queensland Country Racing with a $35.2 million commitment.
Thousands of rodeo fans watched the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo successfully swap its red dirt arena to broadcast a world first virtual rodeo.
The Mount Isa Mines Rodeo moved online to broadcast Australia's first virtual Rodeo on Saturday night.
The Saxby Round-Up and Yelvertoft Campdraft both had to be postponed earlier this year due to the pandemic but now they are joining forces for a one-off event in August.
Jockey Graham Kliese spent more than two years away from riding with a badly broken leg but is on the comeback trail.