Back Roads

July 2019

Season 5, Episode 6 (Fish Creek, Vic)

4.0 1 x
Fish Creek is a whimsical town straight from a storybook, home to children's book authors and illustrators, world-renowned botanical artists, musicians and sculptors. It is near the southernmost tip of Australia's mainland.

Season 5, Episode 5 (Kulin, Wa)

3.0 2 x
280kms from Perth, Kulin is home to less than 400 people. From the 'Tin Horse Highway' - horse-shaped sculptures made out of 44 gallon drums to a giant waterslide, the quirky town is known for its generosity of spirit.

Season 5, Episode 4 (Burketown, Qld)

4.0 3 x
Guest presenter, chef and farmer Paul West heads to the Gulf of Carpentaria to see one of the world's most extraordinary weather events.

Season 5, Episode 2 (Tolmie, Vic)

4.0 0 x
Heather visits Tolmie, tucked away in Victoria's High Country. In the past it was known as a hideaway for bushrangers, near the infamous Stringybark Creek ambush where Ned Kelly and his gang murdered three police officers.

Season 5, Episode 3 (Woolgoolga, Nsw)

4.0 0 x
Heather Ewart explores a vibrant coastal community in northern New South Wales, where East meets West and which the locals affectionately call Woopi.
June 2019

Season 5, Episode 1 (Glen Helen Ride)

2.5 7 x
Back Roads returns with an epic journey in the Northern Territory, from one of the world's most remote cattle stations to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the heart of Australia.
April 2019

Season 4, Episode 3 (Natimuk)

3.0 1 x
Guest presenter Paul West visits the small, yet spectacular, town of Natimuk in Victoria. Paul discovers that two worlds have collided in Natimuk, where the community is a mix of rock climbers and German-Lutheran farmers.

Season 3, Episode 10 (Violet Town)

4.5 40 x
Violet Town, Victoria, is a small place with a very big heart. It might be well-known by some for its popular monthly market, but it's the way Violet Town locals embrace creativity & diversity that really makes a difference.

Season 4, Episode 16 (Windorah)

4.0 4 x
Heather Ewart visits the small town of Windorah in Queensland's Channel country between Longreach and Birdsville. Many people live there because they love the splendid isolation, but it comes with a price. (Season Final)

Season 4, Episode 15 (Finke)

4.0 8 x
ABC's Joe O'Brien visits the remote Northern Territory community of Finke, traditionally known as Aputula and famous for the Finke Desert Race, a 460 kilometre off-road endurance rally, one of the toughest in the world.