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‘A blood sport feigning as government’: what the ABC’s Nemesis taught us about a decade of Coalition rule

By Paul Strangio, Emeritus professor of politics, Monash University

For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground

And tell sad stories of the death of kings.

Shakespeare, Richard II

ABC produced post-mortem documentaries on national governments have a distinguished pedigree. The latest instalment, Nemesis, dealing with the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison years, is the fourth of these series since the pioneering Labor in Power screened in 1993 chronicling the Hawke-Keating era. The Howard Years (2008) and The Killing Season (2015) followed examining respectively the Howard and Rudd-Gillard governments.

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