Back Roads
27:55

Back Roads: Cygnett

ABC January 23, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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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 into town.

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 into town.

Back Roads
27:48

Back Roads: Harrow

ABC January 30, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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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 ...

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.

Back Roads
28:00

Back Roads: Glen Helen Ride

Season 5 Episode 1 ABC June 23, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
An epic journey in the Northern Territory, from one of the world's most remote cattle stations to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the heart of Australia.

An epic journey in the Northern Territory, from one of the world's most remote cattle stations to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the heart of Australia.

Back Roads
28:01

Back Roads: Ceduna

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC November 30, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Award winning journalist Heather Ewart takes a trip to the Nullabor frontier town of Ceduna on the Great Australian Bight, where breaking conventions is the rule.

Award winning journalist Heather Ewart takes a trip to the Nullabor frontier town of Ceduna on the Great Australian Bight, where breaking conventions is the rule.

Back Roads
27:54

Back Roads: Mundulla

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC November 28, 2016

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Heather Ewart visits Mundulla, this tiny South Australian community cherishes its old world values, but doesn't mind a bit of healthy competition.

Heather Ewart visits Mundulla, this tiny South Australian community cherishes its old world values, but doesn't mind a bit of healthy competition.

Back Roads
27:58

Back Roads: Tolmie, Victoria

Season 5 Episode 2 ABC June 24, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Heather visits Tolmie, tucked away in Victoria's High Country. In the past it was known as a hideaway for bushrangers, near the infamous Stringybark Creek ambush where Ned ...

Heather visits Tolmie, tucked away in Victoria's High Country. In the past it was known as a hideaway for bushrangers, near the infamous Stringybark Creek ambush where Ned Kelly and his gang murdered three police officers.

Back Roads
28:02

Back Roads: Winton

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC December 7, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Heather Ewart visits the Western Queensland town of Winton and meets former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce.

Heather Ewart visits the Western Queensland town of Winton and meets former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce.

Back Roads
27:47

Back Roads: Woolgoolga, NSW

Season 5 Episode 3 ABC July 1, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Heather Ewart explores a vibrant coastal community in northern New South Wales, where east meets west and which the locals affectionately call Woopi.

Heather Ewart explores a vibrant coastal community in northern New South Wales, where east meets west and which the locals affectionately call Woopi.

Back Roads
28:05

Back Roads: Yackandandah

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC December 14, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Heather Ewart travels to the remote town of Yackandandah. In the foothills of the high country, Victoria. this picture-perfect gold rush town gambled on itself and won.

Heather Ewart travels to the remote town of Yackandandah. In the foothills of the high country, Victoria. this picture-perfect gold rush town gambled on itself and won.

Back Roads
19:58

Back Roads: Mallacoota

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC December 12, 2016

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Heather Ewart visits Mallacoota, a remote place at the end of the road on the far eastern tip of Victoria. Known for its natural beauty and wilderness, its isolation has bred ...

Heather Ewart visits Mallacoota, a remote place at the end of the road on the far eastern tip of Victoria. Known for its natural beauty and wilderness, its isolation has bred a determination in the town to look after its own.

Back Roads
28:17

Back Roads: Burketown, Queensland

Season 5 Episode 4 ABC July 8, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Guest presenter, chef and farmer Paul West heads to the Gulf of Carpentaria to see one of the world's most extraordinary weather events.

Guest presenter, chef and farmer Paul West heads to the Gulf of Carpentaria to see one of the world's most extraordinary weather events.

Back Roads
28:15

Back Roads: Karumba

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC December 21, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This week Heather Ewart travels to the remote fishing town of Karumba in Far North Queensland and discovers why the locals love the isolation so much.

This week Heather Ewart travels to the remote fishing town of Karumba in Far North Queensland and discovers why the locals love the isolation so much.

Back Roads
28:04

Back Roads: Thursday Island

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC December 19, 2016

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Indigenous Australians

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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 ...

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.

Back Roads
27:50

Back Roads: Kulin, WA

Season 5 Episode 5 ABC July 15, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Kulin, 280km from Perth, is home to less than 400 people. From the 'Tin Horse Highway', horse-shaped sculptures made out of 44 gallon drums, to a giant waterslide, the quirky ...

Kulin, 280km from Perth, is home to less than 400 people. From the 'Tin Horse Highway', horse-shaped sculptures made out of 44 gallon drums, to a giant waterslide, the quirky town is known for its generosity of spirit.

Back Roads
27:24

Back Roads: Birchip

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC December 28, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This week Heather Ewart travels to Birchip, Victoria and discovers a booming local bakery and a tight knit community with much to offer their young people.

This week Heather Ewart travels to Birchip, Victoria and discovers a booming local bakery and a tight knit community with much to offer their young people.

Back Roads
28:16

Back Roads: Derby

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC January 4, 2016

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Heather Ewart swaps reporting from political corridors of power to a new beat around the bush. In this episode she meets the characters and explores the stories from the WA ...

Heather Ewart swaps reporting from political corridors of power to a new beat around the bush. In this episode she meets the characters and explores the stories from the WA community of Derby. #BackRoads

Back Roads
28:00

Back Roads: Hermannsburg

Season 2 Episode 6 ABC January 15, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Heather Ewart visits Hermannsburg (known as Ntaria in Western Arrarnta language), the stunning birthplace of Albert Namatjira. This Northern Territory town is nurturing both ...

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 and creativity in its young people.

Back Roads
28:05

Back Roads: Queenstown

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC January 17, 2016

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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In this episode Heather Ewart meets Young Tasmanian of the year, Adam Mostogl and explores the stories from the Tasmanian community of Queenstown. #BackRoads

In this episode Heather Ewart meets Young Tasmanian of the year, Adam Mostogl and explores the stories from the Tasmanian community of Queenstown. #BackRoads