Tennant Creek, NT. Champion Paralympian Kurt Fearnley finds a heart of gold shining brightly in the townsfolk of Tennant Creek. Locals are overcoming intergenerational trauma by nourishing residents with great education, art and religion.
Ord River, WA. Wiradjuri woman and journalist, Rae Johnston, takes Back Roads on a water fuelled odyssey to the East Kimberley region, at the very top of WA, where the mighty Ord River is the lifeblood of the community.
King Island, TAS. Heather Ewart heads to King Island in Bass Strait, halfway between Tasmania and Victoria. A place famous for cheese, seafood and the treacherous roaring 40s winds, she finds out why many who've left are coming back.