Cate Perry's future couldn't look brighter. She's in love and has just completed her first solo flight on the station where she lives in the Northern Territory. But Cate's life changes forever after a freak plane accident kills her beloved father - while she is the pilot.
Grief and shame drive her to Tamworth, where she meets the charismatic Nat and quickly stumbles into a singing career. Cate's star rises fast, but the cracks begin to show. Events come to a spectacular head and in desperation Cate heads north again, this time to Queensland.
Back on the land, Cate begins to heal, and old flame Alf steps back into her life. Feelings grow between the pair - but Alf's spoken for, and Cate knows it. It takes a sudden crisis for Alf and Cate to face up to their feelings or forever live with the consequences.