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Title Labor in power
Published [Australia] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation [distributor], 2010, 1993


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  324.29407 Bow/Lip  AVAILABLE
Description 2 videodiscs (DVDs) (approximately 292 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4in
Contents Featuring all five episodes of the series: Taking Power -- Taxing Times -- Conserving Power -- The Recession We Had to Have -- The Sweetest Victory
Summary Labor in Power, the acclaimed ABC Television series first broadcast in 1993, covers the ten year rule of Labor in the period 1983-1993. Featuring material compiled by the ABC's Political Documentary Unit, the series brilliantly captured the mood of the time and the profound changes that took place. Somewhat prophetically, the series focused on the divisive and factional nature of the Labor Party, illustrated by the tumultuous relationship between Bob Hawke and Paul Keating. Their battle for leadership of the party was both public and personal, and the series captures the intricacies and inner workings of this relationship. The seeds of this leadership crisis are traced back to 1980 and the powerful factions behind the scenes of the party are explored in detail. Featuring over 120 interviews with Cabinet Ministers, senior bureaucrats and staff advisers, Labor in Power offers a rare and comprehensive insight into who wields power in Australia, and how
Credits Series devised, written and reported by Philip Chubb ; produced and directed by Sue Spencer
Performer Narrator Kathy Bowlen
Audience Censorship classification : PG
Notes DVD region 4 ; PAL
In English
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Hawke, Bob, 1929-
Keating, Paul, 1944-
Australian Labor Party -- History.
DVDs -- Documentary
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1976-1990
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-2001
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Chubb, Philip.
Moncrieff, Virginia.
Spencer, Sue.
Bowlen, Kathy