Frog race to stop a nation at Noonamah Tavern

The frogs are the main attraction at the Noonamah Tavern on Melbourne Cup Day. Last year's big race was taken out by the bolter Go Aussie.

The frog race that stops the "rural" nation is on again in the NT

Steers crack 400c/kg at Gracemere

There were 3515 cattle yarded at Gracemere on October 21.

The market for prime cattle eased a shade

Hereford bulls make near $20 million

TOP PRICE: Battalion Black Hawk K7 was sold by Grant and Kylie Kneipp, Battalion Herefords, Dundee, NSW, to Frank Hannigan, Franco Herefords, Woodview, NSW, and Ben and Annabelle Monie, Thornleigh Herefords, Little Plain, NSW.

A hereford buying bonanza in 2016 results in $7000 average

Is this the start of our Rural Renaissance?

THE tide, it seems, is turning for Australia’s farmers with industry forecasts predicting the most successful year they have had in, well, forever.

Nippy Skippy kangaroo explores snow near Blue Mountains

NIPPY SKIPPY: One of the locals enjoys the change of scenery as a blanket of snow covers Jenolan Caves, south-west of the Blue Mountains.

Eighty rescued after bus trapped by snow in Blue Mountains

Rain came as a 'Godsend' for western graziers

More showers are possible this afternoon.

July rainfall records set in the 1870s tumble in west.

Right as rain on Darling Downs as showers drench region

Everything you need to know about weather today on the Downs

FLOOD WARNING: We're about to be smashed by more rains

A Queensland flood watch warns that the state's coastline, including Lismore, could be affected by significant rains this weekend. Lismore suffered flooding after torrential rain earlier this month.

Drivers are warned to stay off the roads as the rains approach.

WATCH: Sweet potato farmer mulled by Rookwood Weir promise

Eric Coleman speaking to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

Eric said for decades, there was enough water in the region

$130 million federal funding boost for CQ jobs

FUNDING: Rookwood Weir is expected to be backed in an announcement by Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister. INSET: MP Michelle Landry tours the site with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.

Rookwood Weir expected to be backed by federal government

Truckie backs a better beef road

The truck driver and owner of Gracemere business Francis Freighters got a look at the new plans for road train access from the Gracemere Saleyards.

Roma heavy cows make 264c/kg

PRIME SALE: Cattle at the Toogoolawah saleyards.

Roma again nets good results.

Challenge gallops into town

RIDING HIGH: The event showcased the versatility of the Australian stock horse and many locals, including youth, entered.

Central Queensland stock horse branch holds annual event.

Cattle price predictions for Rocky

HIGH ACHIEVERS: Landmark Toowoomba auctioneers (from left) Craig Deacon, Simon Booth and Landmark Dalby's Andrew Costello with a pen of steers at the Toowoomba saleyards that sold for $9/kg on Monday.

Sales won't reach Toowoomba heights but CQ prices to remain steady.

Weaners hit 450c/kg at Roma

There was a smaller yarding at Roma due to rain.

Roma sales had reduced yarding due to rain

Steers crack 452c/kg at Gracemere

Prices improved at the recent Gracemere sale.

Cattle sales hit great prices in Gracemere

Couple awarded Hec Maynard Memorial Trophy

Bruce Mikkelsen, Ruth Maynard - the wife of the late Hec Maynard - and Sue Mikkelsen.

Charbray breeders' dedication recognised

Blackwater expo benefits region's graziers

The Grazing BMP Expo held last week at the Blackwater International Coal Centre was highly successful, with 160 attendees over two days.

How Tweed dairy farmers are milking social media

A-GRADE: Lynette Blissett, at the Tweed Valley Dairy, supplies fresh milk to the White Gold Creamy for artisan cheese. They cater to restaurants such as Versace.

Facebook, Instagram: a dairy-good way to get "Likes"

Take a tour of the Rodeo

Hard at work at the rodeo.

Jonno Colfs takes you a sneak peek inside the rodeo.

Win a John Deere ride-on mower

Win a John Deere ride-on mower thanks to Vanderfield and the Rural Weekly.

Jillaroo Jess talks about trucking

Jillaroo Jess is fed up and made this "jokingly serious" video.

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2016 Toyota LC70 range

2016 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series at Mount Cottrell, Victoria

2016 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series range

Motorclassica 2016

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.