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.

Show Info

Airs on: Australia ABC (2015 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (30 min)
Status: Running; returning 2018
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel
Episodes ordered: 9 episodes

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Previous Episode

Violet Town

Episode 3x09; Jan 29, 2018

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. (Season Final)

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x09: Violet TownJan 29, 2018
3x08: PilbaraJan 22, 2018
3x07: Pine CreekJan 15, 2018
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