It's been five days since the accident, Grace, Patrick and Tayler have survived but Riley is missing, Kate fears that his body was dragged away by the river.
Grace and Marcus become trapped at the bottom of a mine shaft, soon Grace starts to hallucinate and she and Marcus almost give into their passion.
Stevie's wild-harted rodeo friend Sharon comes to Drovers, but the girls soon realise they are no longer on the same wavelength.
Kate decides to leave Drovers Run for good and join a church camp for troubled teenagers.
Moira Struggles with her feelings for Phil and worries that she might have been too harsh when her curse on him comes back to haunt her.
Stevie is over the moon as Alex returns, but her joy is short lived as a heavy piece a curshes him and he dies in Stevie's arms, she later goes into labour on her own, as Moira senses this she finds Stevie and she gives birth to a baby boy, she can't bare to look at him because he remind her too much of Alex.
Stevie decides to move to Killarney with her baby who she won't let go of, and won't let anyone hold him, she's not coping after the death of Alex, the girls try to talk her into returning to Drovers.
Jaz's return to Drovers Run seems to reawaken old tentions amongst the McLeod sisters. Grace and Jaz continue to clash, leaving Regan stuck in the role of peacemaker.
The girls try to stop a massive dam from being built upstream. Jaz is threatened by a pro-dam farmer, who threatens to reveal a secret from her past.
Tayler's mother returns and tries to explain why she left and stayed away for 16 years without so much as a word.
Grace, Jaz, Marcus and Frank head off to the city to confront the politician who is responsible a dam proposal that will take away their ground water.
Stevie and Marcus' lives are put at risk as Frank threatens to detonate a deadly bomb during a town meeting over the controversial dam.
Ben's ex-girlfriend, Monique is playing on his mind. He tries to contact her with no luck, and resigns himself to another day in the district without her. Meanwhile, Marcus has been looking for a new overseer for weeks. Clashing constantly with Ben, neither of them can accept that Ben is right for the job. Marcus isn't offering and Ben wouldn't take it — or so they say.
With the district yard dog trials approaching, Ben is unexpectedly befriended by a border collie dog. Marcus, however, is unaware of this, and unwittingly denies any knowledge about the dog to its irate owner, the burly, heavily tattooed Trevor. When Marcus finds out, he insists they take the highly trained dog back. But when Ben steals the dog back, believing it's being abused, Marcus is furious — Ben has got them into even more trouble.
After finding her show-jumping horse from Europe grazing in the windmill paddock, Jaz discovers she has been personally delivered by Mischa, her ex-boyfriend, who's also a wealthy prince
Mischa confesses to doping Jaz's horse, and although he was doing it for the right reasons, Jaz tells him that they cannot have a future together.
The people of Gungellan believe Stevie ad Marcus are dating when there is a picture of them in the newspaper
Jaz attemps to retrain her show-jumping horse Annie to work on the property, but Stevie thinks it's a waste of time and that she is a liability to Drovers, but is there a secret behind Annie's behaviour?
When Ingrid's husband Paul continues to stalk and harass her, she becomes worried about the safety of Marcus and her friends
Paul becomes more aggressive when he is released from hospital, soon it is discovered that Ingrid's car is at the bottom of a ditch and Ingrid missing.
Phil's musical to Moira 'The Girl from Gungellan' is about to premiere, but Moira overhears a phone message that convinces her that he is having an affair.
Drovers Run is in serious financial trouble. Will the girls be able to find a way out of this crisis?
In the last ever episode of McLeod's Daughters, the girls fight so save Drovers Run. It's Xander's first birthday and there's a surprise reunion as many return to Drovers, including Meg and Jodi - who is pregnant and decides she wants to move back to Drovers Run for good.