Episode - 22 Deep WaterJodi is excited by the
upcoming charity polo match she's organized to be played at Drovers Run - part
of her fund-raising efforts for the Miss Gungellan quest. Becky finds Brian
ransacking her room and he informs her the charges against him have been
dropped. Becky is devastated. Everyone is alarmed when Brian's body is
discovered in a dam.
Episode 21 - Friends Like TheseAfter a grubby day mustering cattle, Tess is thrilled to see two friends turn up unannounced at the homestead. Simon and Briony are her best mates from TAFE. While they're still hugging hello they drop their bombshell. They've got a lease on the cafe they all dreamed about and they want Tess to come back to the city with them ASAP.
Episode 20 - Lover Come BackTess is obsessed with her new psychology theory - the three levels of why. But all the psychology in the world can't explain why Alex isn't as romantic as she would like him to be, why Becky and Jodi are at each other's throats, or why Loverboy - the bull Claire sells to Nick - keeps breaking out of Nick's yards and returning to Drovers Run.
Episode 19 - The Italian StallionLove is in the air over Drovers Run. When Alberto, an itinerant, good looking young Italian rescues Jodi from a rampant steer she falls hopelessly in love with him.
Episode - 18 More Than One WayClaire is finding it difficult to come to terms with Tess' new found relationship with Alex. Her dream of developing a quarter horse breeding program at Drover's Run looks as if it may be close to coming to fruition and she's using it as an excuse to push Tess away. Claire is about to achieve her dream, and wants Tess to have hers - that little cafe in Brunswick
she used to talk about.
Episode 17 - Girls Night OutA good sale at the sheep sales and the girls are ready to celebrate. A night at the pub, a bit of karaoke perhaps, all the signs of a great "Girls Night Out". But things don't go as planned when it is revealed that the new barmaid, Kimmy, has been copping the same abuse Becky fell victim to at the hands of Brian.
Episode 16 - Playing to WinThe sudden death of local farmer Max Martin alarms Harry, prompting inner fears of his own mortality, and a sudden outward drive to defy whatever fate may have in store by pursuing
instant and rapid expansion of his property. Meanwhile Claire and Tess come across an accident involving one of their own with dramatic consequences for the Ryans.
Episode 15 - If the Boot FitsTess is left in charge of Drovers Run when Claire attends an AI seminar. Sparks fly when she meets Peter Johnson. Tess proves herself by saving cows from a polluted river.
Episode 14 - Dirty PoolCattle duffers working in the district. Killarney has been struck and a flock of Claire's sheep have gone missing. The arrival of Senior Constable Cook to inform Claire the sheep have been found in the national park puts the wind up Becky and Jodi who suspect he knows more than he's saying about Becky's altercation with Brian.
Episode 13 - True Love and Consequences
When the McLeods' neighbour, Bill Tilson decides to sell up and move to the city, Claire sees the precariousness of her own situation on Drover's Run. Meg meanwhile is preparing to make her annual tomato chutney. Despite her best efforts it tastes awful and she doesn't understand why.
Episode 12 - Pandora's boxTess learns the impenetrable rules of what to say and not to say in the country and an innocent remark re open a very ugly wound, which divides the Ryan
Episode 11 - Who's a big girl now?Meg struggles
to cope with the reality of Jodi's coming of age and during the ensuing surprise
party relationships are put to the test.
Episode 10 - HauntedEmotional and traumatic events of
past and present return to haunt the lives of the women of Drovers Run.
Episode 9 - Into the WoodsTess puts herself in danger when she comes between a
dangerous wild boar and Claire's beloved cattle dog.
Episode 8 - Stir CrazyA steamy night gives away Meg's
secret lover, and Claire puts her life on the line against a wild stallion that
comes in the night to steal her prized mare.
Episode 7 - Pride and JoyA feral bull is wreaking havoc on Drover's Run, and Harry Ryan uses the opportunity to stake his own claim on the girls' property despite Alex's opposition.
Episode 6 - Reality BitesWhen Claire finds evidence that her father loved Tess, she feels threatened. Meg and Claire discover more about Becky's home life when she temporarily returns to work at her parents'
Episode 5 - Taking the ReinsTess's confidence is shaken when she falls from her horse. She wonders if she truly belongs at Drover's Run, but finds her skill as a rider when Claire is in need. Claire makes her toughest decision since Jack's death.
Episode 4 - Who's the Boss?When Claire buys a pen of undernourished sheep from the stock sales, Tess questions her judgment. The truck transporting them breaks down, leaving the girls to drove the ailing sheep home on foot. Jodi's exam results bring a surprise conclusion.
Episode 3 - Don't Mess with the GirlsJealousies arise as Claire competes in the rodeo while Nick and Alex compete for Tess's attention. Becky's reputation lands her in serious trouble, and the two sisters forget their differences and come to the rescue.
Episode 2 - Ducks on the PondIt's shearing time and one of the men arrives with a reputation as a killer. Tess witnesses strange goings on and uncovers a secret, as Claire struggles to maintain her authority over the shearers, desperate to meet the deadline for selling her wool.
Episode 1 - Welcome HomeSpontaneous, audacious Tess meets reticent, stubborn Claire when the half-sisters are reunited by their father Jack's recent death and an "odd couple" situation is born. A simple
mistake by Tess leads to Claire making some difficult decisions.