Back Roads

February 2019
29:00

Season 1, Episode 2 (Winton)

3.0 5 x
Heather Ewart visits the Western Queensland town of Winton, in Waltzing Matilda country. Heather spends a day at the races, goes digging for dinosaur bones & meets former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce. #BackRoads
29:00

Season 1, Episode 1 (Ceduna)

4.0 4 x
Award winning journalist Heather Ewart takes a trip to the Nullarbor frontier town of Ceduna on the Great Australian Bight, where breaking conventions is the rule. #BackRoads
29:00

Season 4, Episode 16 (Windorah)

4.0 12 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)
29:00

Season 4, Episode 15 (Finke)

3.0 7 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.
January 2019
29:00

Season 4, Episode 14 (The Coorong)

3.0 9 x
Heather Ewart visits The Coorong, an area spanning 130kms of South Australian coastline. It's a stunning mosaic of wild ocean beaches, lagoons and wetlands, but in many ways it's become the forgotten end of the Murray River.
13:00

Season 4, Episode 18 (More Best Of Back Roads)

3.0 2 x
Heather shares a couple of her favourite recent stories from Victoria: A cheeky public artwork in Warrnambool brings two colourful characters together and rival footy teams in Corryong makes for plenty of local banter.
29:00

Season 4, Episode 13 (Marble Bar)

4.0 12 x
Back Roads travels to Marble Bar, known as the hottest place in Australia. Singer-songwriter and ABC Radio's Saturday Night Country presenter Felicity Urquhart takes the wheel as we visit red-dirt country in the Pilbara, WA.
11:00

Season 4, Episode 17 (Best Of Back Roads)

4.0 9 x
Heather shares a couple of her favourite recent stories from Tasmania: Lawnmower Racers in Bream Creek and a wood chopping Grandfather and Grandson in Cygnet.
30:00

Season 4, Episode 12 (Beaufort)

4.0 4 x
Heather Ewart travels to the historic Victorian town of Beaufort, which is halfway between the two 'rats' - Ararat and Ballarat. 160 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, it's a place where old and new collide.
December 2018
30:00

Season 4, Episode 11 (Furneaux Islands)

3.0 17 x
Guest presenter Paul West visits the Furneaux Islands, a wild and windswept group of islands in Bass Strait, just off Tasmania. The cold ocean waters are full of treasures like lobsters and abalone, plus rusted shipwrecks.
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