Front page of the Melbourne Herald - one of the first newspaper reports to draw attention to the $1.3 million spent to purchase Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles.
Posts published in “Year: 1973”
Audio of the final edition of This Day Tonight in December 1973. A review of the events of the Whitlam Government's first year, it includes Smacka Fitzgibbon singing The Adventures of Edward Gough Whitlam.
Text of an Address to the National Press Club in Washinton by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam on foreign policy and the ANZUS alliance.
Whitlam's Address to the ALP National Conference in July 1973, when his government was just seven months old, provides an insight into the approach he brought into government, particularly his mandate for policies and programs developed over many years.
Audio and video of Smacka Fitzgibbon singing The Adventures of Edward Gough Whitlam.
Whitlam's Australia Day 1973 announcement of a competition to find a new national anthem. Includes contemporary radio report, newspaper front pages and full text of Whitlam's Address to the Nation.