Back Roads

January 2018

Season 3, Episode 7 (Pine Creek)

4.0 5 x
Heather travels to Pine Creek, a pioneering outback town in the Northern Territory. On the fringes of Kakadu National Park, Pine Creek has long been a boom or bust mining area, but the town now finds itself at a cross roads.

Season 3, Episode 6 (Canowindra)

4.0 3 x
Canowindra might be known as the hot-air ballooning capital of Australia, but there's plenty more going for this town. The Canowindra community is looking to reinvent its future, doing big gestures of kindness along the way.

Season 3, Episode 5 (Robe)

4.0 4 x
Robe, SA, is a seaside safe-haven known for helping others and having a generosity of spirit. Local farming families offer their holiday houses to war veterans and give them a free weekend in their stunning town.
December 2017

Season 3, Episode 4 (Oodnadatta (part 2))

3.0 7 x
Heather continues along the Oodnadatta Track, SA. She hitches a lift with 'Wally' the truck-driver who delivers essential supplies; meets the Pink Roadhouse owner; as well as the workers at an isolated cattle station.

Season 3, Episode 3 (Oodnadatta (part 1))

3.0 7 x
Back Roads heads along the legendary Oodnadatta Track in outback South Australia. Heather Ewart begins her journey in the small town of Marree, where the Oodnadatta and Birdsville Tracks meet.

Season 3, Episode 2 (Dunalley)

4.0 8 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.
November 2017

Season 3, Episode 1 (Corryong)

3.0 17 x
Heather heads to Corryong, Victoria. A bucket-load of beauty and a fascinating history haven't been enough to cement the town's success. But that's changing, with some of Corryong's young people starting to move back.
September 2017

Season 2, Episode 9 (Harrow)

3.0 25 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 17 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 6 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.