Lindsay Godfrey highlighted a number of initiatives that could help those most invested in the rangelands' future "lose the lead in their saddlebags" - support for cluster fencing, the artesian water piping scheme, and capitalising the Regional Investment Corporation to take a bigger part in restructuring.
Ten months after it was shut down, the roadhouse at Winton has reopened with new badging to an enthusiastic reception from the travelling public.
In a flagship moment for the Sisters of the North, the charity that has been the rallying call for many north west Queenslanders needing help after the flood, it has registration packs now available.
Gracemere's Josh Smith cemented his place in history when he took out the Cloncurry Stockman's Classic Challenge on the weekend, the second time he has won the prestigious event.
Fresh melons are being shipped from Townsville to Asia directly for the first time in a trial that may open up new refrigerated freight options for the north's horticulture sector.