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
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel

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Episode 4x03; Jun 25, 2018

Guest presenter Paul West visits the small, yet spectacular, town of Natimuk in Victoria. Paul discovers that two worlds have collided in Natimuk, where the community is a mix of rock climbers and German-Lutheran farmers.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x02: Murray River, SAJun 18, 2018
4x01: Waterfall WayJun 11, 2018
3x09: Violet TownJan 29, 2018
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