IN THE AFTERMATH of the death of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, sections of the Left have wasted little time bombarding the country with inaccurate, debased versions of the “legacy” of the Whitlam government, and the alleged wrong it suffered on 11 November 1975 as the exercise of S64 of the Constitution saw it ejected from office. 2,341 more words
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A Writer remembers a great Australian.
IT took me almost half my lifetime to work out what I owe Gough Whitlam.
The second son of a NSW grazier and a nurse from Sydney’s north shore who gave up her career to have kids, I was a five-year-old when Whitlam was dismissed. 1,129 more words
AUSTRALIA HAS LOST a political colossus, with the death this morning of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam at the age of 98; one of the most deeply divisive, controversial and reviled figures in the country’s history, he will be remembered for the dysfunctional and ramshackle government he presided over that was terminated by the events of 11 November 1975. 1,080 more words
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Dangerous Allies examines Australia’s history of strategic dependence and questions the continuation of this position. Malcolm Fraser argues that Australia should adopt a much greater degree of independence in foreign policy, and that we should no longer follow other nations into wars of no direct interest to Australia. 219 more words