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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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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

Meet a budding vegetable entrepreneur and cooking for a crowd

10/14/2018
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This week meet budding vegetable entrepreneur, 12-year-old Charlie Toll; we hit the runway for an ag art fashion parade; a camel dairy get the organic tick; and cooking for a crowd

Duration:00:25:36

Hemp milk hits the market and race veterans retire from the track

10/7/2018
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Hemp milk hits the market; making bubbly wine the old-fashioned way; a swamp wallaby called 'Ralphie' joins the Bairnsdale police; and two race veterans call it a day at the Launceston Harness Racing track

Duration:00:25:37

Pearl industry rebounds and meals on wheels at Alpurrurulam

9/30/2018
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Behind the scenes at the Cygnet Bay pearl farm; we deliver meals on wheels at a remote aboriginal community; hike in the high country; and girls take up their power tools

Duration:00:25:36

Students have a whale of a time and balloon rides over the Mallee

9/23/2018
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Students have a whale of a time in the Kimberley; putting Tascargot on the menu; the sport of bronco branding returns to the red centre; and balloon rides over the Mallee.

Duration:00:25:36

Restoring historic 'Patterdale' and Taylor's a pint-sized endurance rider

9/16/2018
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Traditional skills used to restore the historic homestead of colonial artist John Glover; the CWA holds a marmalade masterclass; and meet pint-sized endurance rider Taylor Grogan.

Duration:00:25:35

The ballet goes outback and meet Coober Pedy's 'kangaroo mum'

9/9/2018
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Members of the Australian Ballet go outback; we find out what's good for your gut; train for a remote area emergency; and meet Coober Pedy's 'kangaroo mum'.

Duration:00:25:07

Digging up marine fossils and horses and high fashion at the Louth races

9/2/2018
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Amateur palaeontologists dig up marine fossils; dry weather forces feral camels south; and horses and high fashion at the Louth country race meeting.

Duration:00:25:36

Behind the scenes on the ski slopes and mining families go underground

8/26/2018
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Behind the scenes on the ski slopes; rehabilitation farm work offers new hope; Pauline is Pentland's number one fundraiser; and families tour an underground mine.

Duration:00:25:36

A rare bird makes an appearance and vintage vans on display

8/19/2018
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The critically endangered regent honey eater flies into the Hunter; we go trackside with 90-year-old Alf McLeod; meet Clyde the kelpie; and visit a vintage caravan rally.

Duration:00:25:36

Growing oysters in the tropics and meet the master and his apprentice

8/5/2018
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Growing tropical oysters in the Pilbara; bringing the spiny daisy back to life; sharing horse skills with the world; and meet an 81-year-old blacksmith and his apprentice.

Duration:00:25:36

Dialling up with HAM radio operators and meet George the pigeon 'liberator'

7/29/2018
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HAM radio operators dial up the world; girls take on the boys at the Jundah rodeo; the Pilbara community remembers one of its own; and meet George the pigeon 'liberator'.

Duration:00:25:31

Digging in the Pilbara and truffle hunting in the Victorian alps

7/22/2018
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An archaeological dig unearths an ancient campfire; we go gardening in marginal country; young Rory has his heart set on a music career; and Charlie goes truffle hunting in the alps.

Duration:00:25:36

Singing in the caves and a career change to 'Fork it Farm'

7/15/2018
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We go underground to sing in the caves; Woodstock farewells its butcher; we take a walk through the 'lungs' of Pt Macquarie; and visit Daniel and Kim Croker on 'Fork it Farm'

Duration:00:25:31

Harvest Market goes plastic free and bushland rises from the ashes

7/8/2018
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A farmers' market goes plastic free in July; drovers hit the road as the big dry bites; Lorna Driscoll is a veteran water diviner; and Tathra's bushland rises from the ashes.

Duration:00:25:31

Gathering for a food swap and rescue dogs sniff out truffles

7/1/2018
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Keen gardeners and home cooks meet for a neighbourhood food swap; pizza's on the menu at a Victorian cheese factory; girl guides make shopping bags; and a rescue dog sniffs out truffles

Duration:00:25:15

A 'wheelie' good nesting box trial and creating a backyard market garden

6/24/2018
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Volunteers make new homes for native wildlife; turn your backyard into an urban market garden; and kick up your heels at the Kooroorinya Races jive competition.

Duration:00:25:31

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