Back Roads


Season 2, Episode 2 - Innisfail To Normanton, Qld

4.0 2 x
Heather Ewart joins a big-hearted hairdresser and her 76-year-old apprentice on a ten day road-trip from their home town of Innisfail to Normanton in Queensland's Gulf country.

Season 6, Episode 3 (Rokewood-corindhap, Vic)

4.0 7 x
Guest presenter Lisa Millar visits the Rokewood-Corindhap community, where the local Grasshoppers football and netball club is the heart of the town and kept the community connected during COVID-19.

Season 3, Episode 2 (Dunalley)

4.0 5 x
Dunalley is a small town in Tasmania that was almost wiped out by bushfires in 2013. But instead of destroying them, the tragedy has proven to be a catalyst for many people to pursue a new path.

Season 6, Episode 7 (Dampier Peninsula, Wa)

3.0 48 x
Discover the cultural and culinary delights of WA's Dampier Peninsula, one of the last 'undiscovered' parts of Australia's coastline. Guest presenter Paul West meets people who have a deep connection to this land and the sea.

Season 2, Episode 3 (Mallacoota)

4.0 27 x
Heather Ewart visits Mallacoota, a remote place at the end of the road on the far eastern tip of Victoria. Known for its natural beauty and wilderness, its isolation has bred a determination in the town to look after its own.

Season 6, Episode 6 (Girgarre, Vic)

4.0 31 x
Audio Described (AD). Heather visits Girgarre, a Victorian town transformed by the power of music. The dairy industry and the community was hit hard by the Millennium Drought but creative ideas included a Moosic Muster.

Season 2, Episode 1 (Mundulla)

4.0 5 x
Heather Ewart visits Mundulla, this tiny South Australian community cherishes its old world values, but doesn't mind a bit of healthy competition.

Season 6, Episode 8 (Omeo, Vic)

3.5 70 x
Audio Described (AD). Victoria's High Country is famous for cattlemen & horsemen. Heather tracks down the extraordinary women of Omeo and its surrounds whose grit and determination have seen them survive droughts & bushfires.

Season 6, Episode 5 (Penguin, Tas)

1.3 71 x
Audio Described (AD). Heather meets a community embracing rejuvenation and taking life head on. Once the overlooked Cinderella of Tasmania's picturesque north-west coast, a makeover transformed Penguin.

Season 6, Episode 4 (Biloela, Qld)

4.7 98 x
Audio Described (AD). The Central Queensland town of Biloela hit the headlines in its bid to stop a Sri Lankan Tamil family being deported. The town, traditionally conservative, is now welcoming and full of opportunity.