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Back Roads

Back Roads

Back Roads

Heather Ewart returns to the back roads of Australia to discover more remarkable country towns & the inspiring people who live in them. She meets communities whose resilience & good humour will inspire and uplift. #BackRoads

Back Roads - Thursday Island

Thursday Island is a laid-back paradise that most Australians have never visited and know little about. While its isolation can present problems, locals are rising to the challenge and are carving out a new future. #BackRoads

Back Roads - Katanning

The "ordinary" sheep and wheat town of Katanning in Western Australia has laid out the welcome mat and transformed itself, extraordinarily, holding some delightful surprises.

Back Roads - Hermannsburg / Ntaria

Heather Ewart visits Hermannsburg (known as Ntaria in Western Arrarnta language), the stunning birthplace of Albert Namatjira. This Northern Territory town is nurturing both culture & creativity in its young people.

Back Roads - White Cliffs

Heather Ewart visits White Cliffs, a tiny underground outback town in NSW, which is full of colourful surprises.

Back Roads - Cygnett

This week Heather Ewart discovers the seaside hamlet of Cygnet in southern Tasmania's Huon Valley is undergoing some big changes with runaways from the city flooding in to town.

Back Roads - Harrow

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. (Final) #BackRoads

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