Family and friends let their hair down for Lisa’s 50th birthday

BIRTHDAY GIRL: Lisa Johnstone and Anthony Lawler celebrate with a drink. Photos: Melissa North

BIRTHDAY GIRL: Lisa Johnstone and Anthony Lawler celebrate with a drink. Photos: Melissa North

Partygoers braved the heavy downfalls of rain to help Lisa Johnstone celebrate her 50th birthday on Saturday night at the Mount Isa Racecourse.

The racecourse was open to punters who were happy to bet on the races in other parts of Australia after the first race meet for the year was cancelled.