Next Episode of Back Roads is
Season 2 / Episode 8 and airs on 23 January 2017 09:00
Back Roads transports audiences to some of the nation's most remote and inspiring communities that highlight rural Australia's trademark grit, generosity, humour and innovation. Each week award-winning ABC journalist, Heather Ewart, who grew up on a sheep and wheat farm in Victoria, uncovers corners of Australia where misfortune has brought some to their knees, but imagination, faith and fun has lifted them back up.
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.
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.
This week Heather Ewart travels to the remote town of Yackandandah. In the foothills of Victoria's high country, this picture-perfect gold rush town gambled on itself and won.
This week Heather Ewart travels to the remote fishing town of Karumba in Far North Queensland and discovers why the locals love the isolation so much.
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.
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.
In this episode Heather Ewart meets Young Tasmanian of the year, Adam Mostogl and explores the stories from the Tasmanian community of Queenstown.
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 community of Clarence River in NSW.
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