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Season 2024

NewSeason 2024, Episode 4

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A Far North Queensland community considers its future after devastating floods, Western Australia bakes under record-breaking heat, and the outback NT town grappling with a peacock plague. Presented by Eleni Roussos.

Season 2024, Episode 3

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Double disasters leave more than half a million Victorians without power, WA beekeepers prepare for what could be their last big honey harvest, plus gliding by - jump onboard the cheapest way to fly. Presented by Amy Culpitt.

Season 2024, Episode 2

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Space for 400 new homes announced two years after floods devastated Lismore, remote families raise concerns about the increasing cost of educating bush kids, plus the surprise additions to a list of Australia's best beaches.

Season 2024, Episode 1

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The massive clean-up begins across Queensland after another round of floods, salmon workers worried for the future of the industry in Australia, plus stay out of the water - a Top End feeding frenzy like no other. (Return)
Season 2023

Season 2023, Episode 46

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We visit Wieambilla one year on from the deadly police shootings, a vital goods route reopens in WA after it was destroyed by floods, and how power poles are turning a north Queensland sugar town into an outdoor gallery.

Season 2023, Episode 45

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Police push for blanket alcohol restrictions in parts of WA to try and curb antisocial behaviour, farm fresh milk getting harder to buy as producers leave the industry, and could yabby replace prawns on the BBQ at Christmas?

Season 2023, Episode 44

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A brave teenager takes the wheel of a runaway bus to avoid a potential catastrophe, destructive red fire ants found in NSW for the first time, plus how a new pool is helping tackle social problems in one remote NT community.

Season 2023, Episode 43

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Anger over new plans for water buybacks in the Murray Darling Basin, how one farmer turned big floods into big business, plus the invasive pest taking over entire towns along the east coast. Presented by Amy Culpitt.

Season 2023, Episode 42

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A dire drought outlook has farmers facing the prospect of lost animals and crops, homes destroyed as a bushfire tears through a tiny Tasmanian coastal town, and regional renters feeling the pain of cost of living increases.

Season 2023, Episode 41

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The quiet Victorian community of Daylesford rallies following the deaths of five people in a horror crash, fire prone towns prepare for a long and anxious summer, plus we meet the 92 year-old cowboy taking on the young guns.

Season 2023, Episode 40

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An early start to bushfire season as terrifying fires tear through two states, witnesses describe the horror of a deadly shark attack in SA, plus a young athlete out to prove location is no barrier to representing the nation.

Season 2023, Episode 39

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Dozens of homes are destroyed as fires rage across Australia's east coast, winemakers celebrate as China agrees to review its tariffs, and 7000 secret masterpieces unearthed in a derelict farmhouse. Hosted by Melissa Mackay.

Season 2023, Episode 38

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Uncertain future as live export woes and oversupply of sheep leave farmers on the brink, jobs in jeopardy as one of Australia's largest copper mines announces its closure, and calls for a cull as feral horse numbers explode.

Season 2023, Episode 37

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Australia's boutique meat market at risk as abattoirs are overrun with orders, the recovery continues one year after floods in the southeast, and the export bans may be lifted but northern cattle producers face a new battle.

Season 2023, Episode 36

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Extreme weather devastates several states with warnings of a dangerous summer ahead, how horses are helping rural women build resilience and community, and could a kid from the WA surf coast be our next superstar snowboarder?

Season 2023, Episode 35

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Strategic move: the Australian Defence Force shifts it's focus north, drought fears for farmers ahead of an extreme summer, plus could prison inmates be the solution to the country's agriculture workforce shortage?

Season 2023, Episode 34

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The plummeting price of sheep and lamb prompts crisis talks for farmers, beekeepers forced to concede the battle to eradicate varroa mite has been lost, plus an El Nino weather event triggers dire warnings ahead of summer.

Season 2023, Episode 33

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Australia's bee industry under threat from an invasive tiny mite, one of the country's largest water security projects scrapped, plus we meet the women breaking glass ceilings in sport. Presented by Amy Culpitt.

Season 2023, Episode 32

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Indonesia lifts a ban on cattle imports from Australia, three shell-shocked sailors rescued after their boat was sunk by sharks, plus are mangoes off the menu this Christmas? Presented by Amy Culpitt.

Season 2023, Episode 31

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What next for Australia's native timber industry as workers face an uncertain future, from drenched to drought - the new threat facing farmers, and could kids be the solution to the country's ageing regional fire brigades.