Back Roads

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.

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Episode 2x09; Jan 30, 2017

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.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x09: HarrowJan 30, 2017
2x08: CygnetJan 23, 2017
2x07: White CliffsJan 16, 2017
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