Back Roads

September 2017

Season 2, Episode 9 (Harrow)

3.0 13 x
This week Heather visits Harrow, a creative community that took to heart the mantra "reinvent or perish" and found unique ways to bring new people and fresh ideas into the town. (Final) #BackRoads

Season 2, Episode 8 (Cygnet)

3.0 8 x
This week Heather Ewart discovers the seaside hamlet of Cygnet in southern Tasmania's Huon Valley is undergoing some big changes with runaways from the city flooding in to town.
July 2017

Season 2, Episode 2 (Innisfail To Normanton)

4.0 3 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 2, Episode 1 (Mundulla)

4.0 6 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 1, Episode 7 (Queenstown)

3.0 14 x
In this episode Heather Ewart meets Young Tasmanian of the year, Adam Mostogl and explores the stories from the Tasmanian community of Queenstown. #BackRoads
June 2017

Season 1, Episode 6 (Derby)

3.0 8 x
Heather Ewart swaps reporting from political corridors of power to a new beat around the bush. In this episode she meets the characters and explores the stories from the WA community of Derby. #BackRoads

Season 1, Episode 5 (Birchip)

3.0 10 x
This week Heather Ewart explores the heart of wheat country, Birchip in the Victorian Mallee to enjoy a slice of country life in a town that thrives on bucking trends. #BackRoads
May 2017

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
February 2017

Season 2, Episode 5 (Katanning)

3.0 22 x
The "ordinary" sheep and wheat town of Katanning in Western Australia has laid out the welcome mat and transformed itself, extraordinarily, holding some delightful surprises.

Season 2, Episode 4 (Thursday Island)

4.0 45 x
Thursday Island is a laid-back paradise that most Australians have never visited and know little about. While its isolation can present problems, locals are rising to the challenge and are carving out a new future. #BackRoads