The series examines the rise of a new class in Canberra - that of the professional advisor. In the past it was politicians, guided by public servants, who made the decisions. Today we have "staffers", paid advisors. We don't vote for them, we don't even know their names* and we're not quite sure what they do. But they wield enormous influence. They are very much the power behind the power.They are The Hollowmen
Screens Wednesdays at 9:30pm from July 9 on ABC1 (repeated Thu 9pm from Jul 10 on ABC2)
*Who are those two 28 year old clowns associated with KRudd?