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The ABC's team of specialist reporters introduce you to the people and places that make up country Australia.

The ABC's team of specialist reporters introduce you to the people and places that make up country Australia.
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Australia

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The ABC's team of specialist reporters introduce you to the people and places that make up country Australia.

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English


Episodes

Messing about on the river and waltzing back to Winton

6/17/2018
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We go messing about on a river boat; tackle the thorny problem of picking finger limes; brussels sprouts get a new lease on life; and a Matilda collection waltzes back to Winton.

Duration:00:25:27

Healthy eating in the NT and seafarers get their land legs

6/10/2018
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Growing school vegetables and hauling in fish - it's all about healthy eating in the Northern Territory; a charity helps seafarers get their land legs; and we dial up a telephone collection.

Duration:00:25:34

Visit a no-waste berry farm and go bush with an outback mailman

6/3/2018
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Visit a no-waste berry farm; check out an oyster stout; taste test a batch of scones; and head bush with a Channel Country mailman.

Duration:00:25:31

Preserving a relic of rural Australia and anyone for tea?

5/27/2018
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Jim Sawyer is a man with a mission, collecting and restoring old windmills; we check out the national yard dog trials; learn how to milk a camel; and have a cuppa at the tea cosy festival.

Duration:00:25:31

Family sells off vintage machinery and local shearing brand turns 30

5/20/2018
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Family sells off a vintage machinery collection; go fly fishing in Tasmania; indigenous language comes alive at Taree High; and a local shearing clothing brand turns 30.

Duration:00:25:01

Mammals to return to Sturt National Park and a mushroom-led recovery

5/13/2018
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Sturt National Park prepares for an animal release; making the switch from cows to chooks; a disability support group grows organic oyster mushrooms; and raw honey straight from the hives.

Duration:00:25:31

Triumph and tragedy at Woombye cheese and munching edible weeds

5/6/2018
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Triumph and tragedy at the award-winning Woombye cheese company; bushies line up for a relaxing massage; we tuck into edible garden weeds; and crank up the heat with home-grown chillies.

Duration:00:25:31

Saving freshwater mussels and Roly's last delivery run

4/29/2018
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Saving a vulnerable species that's not cute and cuddly; go bush with landcare volunteers; meet the 'apple island wife' blogger; and join Roly Lennox on his last delivery run.

Duration:00:25:31

Horses help therapy patients and Connor's got a nose for weeds

4/22/2018
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Horses help patients deal with anxiety and stress issues; beach sculptures brings smiles to Shelley Beach; we visit a boutique duck farm; and meet a dog with an acute sense of smell.

Duration:00:25:31

Gourmet dining on a saltpan and long distance travel for sport

4/15/2018
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We're off to dinner on a vast outback salt pan; go back of beyond for a campdraft; get tips on smoking fish; and meet border collie breeder Denis Hanrahan.

Duration:00:25:31

Shearing on Rawlinna and following the coffee bean trail

4/8/2018
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Shearing on Australia's biggest pastoral sheep station; coffee lovers follow the beans from the plantation to the cup; and two brothers embark on an eggcellent business venture.

Duration:00:25:31

Saving the Bell's turtle and farmers get the 'keep fit' message

4/1/2018
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A dog helps save an endangered turtle; farmers get the keep fit message; a calf and a camel make friends on the Nullabor; and bullocky Craig Lockwood yokes up his team.

Duration:00:25:31

The 'vegie van man' retires after 60 years and Kiwis line up for feijoas

3/25/2018
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Tasmania's vegie van man is retiring after 60 years on the road; cyclone damage doesn't stop the farmers market; we go on a fermenting journey; and Kiwis line up for feijoas.

Duration:00:25:31

Sentinel bees are on alert and picking Muddy Creek apples

3/18/2018
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Sentinel bee hives are on alert for varroa mite; bush kids brush up on their rodeo skills; Vivienne White's a hobby farm shearer; and picking heritage apples at Muddy Creek orchard

Duration:00:25:31

Farmers fight back against foxes and volunteers harvest the hops

3/11/2018
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Join a feral fox hunt in Western Australia; a monster saltwater croc goes to school; we head off on a camel beach safari; and volunteers harvest the hops at Van Dieman Brewing.

Duration:00:25:31

Healthy eating in the Northern Territory and seafarers get their land legs

3/4/2018
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Growing school vegetables and hauling in fish - it's all about healthy eating in the Northern Territory; a charity helps seafarers get their land legs; and we dial up a telephone collection.

Duration:00:25:31

Feeding the firies and reviving the local show

2/25/2018
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Meet the catering brigade - the often forgotten volunteers of the RFS; the endangered Mary River cod is making a comeback; Sydney's Vietnamese community picks their own lychees; and the Darkan show is back after 60 years.

Duration:00:25:31

Breaking in brumbies and 'off the cuff' rainfall readings

2/18/2018
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This week breaking in 70 wild brumbies in just seven days; meet John Francom the wheelchair farmer, and 84-year-old rain man Peter Jones; and catch mud crabs to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Duration:00:25:31

The journey to boarding school and grinding buckwheat for noodle chefs

2/11/2018
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Follow the journey country kids take to get back to boarding school; abiu is something new for the fruit bowl; we check out the sport of horse vaulting; and grind buckwheat for noodle chefs

Duration:00:25:31

Searching for sugarbag honey and a female first mate

2/4/2018
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We go on a hunt for sugarhoney honey; build a stone wall house in Tasmania; grow and graft grevilleas; and meet prawn trawler first mate Nadine Adams.

Duration:00:25:31