Behind the wheel: photographs from the Australian Road

These magnificent images will have you packing your vehicle to get on the road next weekend.

The Worldwide Publishing Empire produces photographic books on Australia, by Australian photographers. The latest book is titled Behind the Wheel and features the work of dozens of talented and award-winning Australian photographers. It takes you on a road journey like no other, with over 200 brilliant images in one book.

The photographs are complemented by four essays on life on the Australian road, written by four highly respected writers. You can buy the book here.

In a two-part series, we bring you a gallery of the images captured in Queensland.