showcasing Queensland talent
90+ years of journalism
For over 90 years, Show Camp - previously known as the Farm Boys' and Girls' Camp, has been a feature of the Ekka. For the past 30 years the Camp has been giving year six and seven students the opportunity to develop their journalism skills by publishing their very own newspaper articles in the Ekka Courier. A fully immersive and unique experience, students live at the Brisbane Showgrounds during the 10 days of Show, covering all aspects of Show life from animals to food and entertainment.
To celebrate the accomplishments of Show Camp students, we are showcasing some of the best stories from the past 30 years.