Total Control on ABC – Alex (Deborah Mailman) returns to Winton for the opening of the new Winton Medical Centre – the reason she entered politics in the first place. But celebrations are short lived when Alex is trumped by the State Health Minister and begins to suspect that Paul (Wayne Blair) is freezing her out.

Pressures mount for Rachel (Rachel Griffiths) when billionaire Kathleen Sloane (Maya Stange) asks for significant policy input in exchange for funding for the new alliance.

At a Parliamentary event, Rachel extends an offer to moderate politician Matthew Kohli (Fayssal Bazzi) who finds himself increasingly alienated by Damien Bauer’s (Anthony Hayes) far right leanings.

Meanwhile, work stresses derail Charlie’s (Rob Collins) night and he finds himself once again prioritising his job over his family.
Alex has a serious health scare which throws her entire future into jeopardy. Has she finally run out of fight? When Joely (Steph Tisdell) is burdened with keeping Alex’s diagnosis a secret, she begins to question her own political future.

Production credit: A Blackfella Films production. Major production investment from the ABC and Screen Australia. Financed with support from Screen NSW with Screen ACT and VicScreen. Producers Darren Dale and Erin Bretherton. Executive Producers Rachel Griffiths and Stuart Page. ABC Executive Producer Kelrick Martin. International Distributor is All3Media International.

Total Control on ABC and ABC iview – Sunday 28 January, 2024 at 8.30pm

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