More than 12,000 people from all over Australia made their way to the small Queensland town of Tara for the Festival of Culture and Camel Races.
One of the greatest racehorses the bush, and Australia, has ever seen has now been recognised with a sculpture in her hometown of Blackall.
The need for outspoken advocates has never been more important and thanks to the support of industry leaders, the next generation is picking up the mantle.
Queenslanders have one terrific show on their doorstep - that's how a visitor from the US sees the spectacle of livestock and produce that comes together once a year in Brisbane.
Telling the stories of rural and remote families is taking a step forward with the launch of a new podcast.
Eleven young people will represent their communities as part of the Queensland Marsh Rural Ambassador Awards at the Ekka.
This time of year, outback Queensland comes alive. Keeping locals and visitors entertained recently was the Bedourie Camel Races.