Back Roads

April 2018

Season 1, Episode 2 (Winton)

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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

Season 1, Episode 1 (Ceduna)

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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

Season 3, Episode 10 (Violet Town)

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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.
January 2018

Season 3, Episode 8 (Pilbara)

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Heather Ewart heads to the Pilbara region of Western Australia to meet some of the remarkable locals who are driving change as the mining boom ends. There's also plenty of 'girl power' to be found out in this harsh landscape.

Season 3, Episode 7 (Pine Creek)

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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)

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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)

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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))

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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))

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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)

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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.