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

Network: Australia ABC (2015 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (30 min)
Status: Running; returning 2019
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel
Episodes ordered: 16 episodes

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Previous Episode


Episode 4x16; Feb 11, 2019

Heather Ewart visits the small town of Windorah in Queensland's Channel country between Longreach and Birdsville. Many people live there because they love the splendid isolation, but it comes with a price. (Season Final)

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x16: WindorahFeb 11, 2019
4x15: FinkeFeb 4, 2019
4x14: The CoorongJan 28, 2019
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