Three-part program on The Labor Years 1972-75, from the ABC TV series A New World (for sure).
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Joan Child, the first female Labor member of the House of Representatives, and the first female Speaker of the House, has died. She was 91. View a copy of some of her campaign literature here.
A second extract from Jenny Hocking's about-to-be-released second volume biography of Gough Whitlam has been published today in Fairfax newspapers. The extract deals with Rupert Murdoch's role in the Iraki breakfast affair.
Video of Gough Whitlam commenting on and recommending the second volume of Jenny Hocking's biography of his life.
Gough Whitlam's biographer, Jenny Hocking, has revealed hitherto unknown details of the role played by High Court Justice Sir Anthony Mason in the Whitlam dismissal. She discusses Mason's involvement in a video posted on Fairfax websites.
The death of Clyde Cameron received front page treatment in The Australian. Also contains picture of Whitlam and Tom Uren at Cameron's funeral.
Kim Beazley snr, Education Minister in the Whitlam Government 1972-75, has died, aged 90.
Tom Burns, the former ALP President and Queensland Labor leader, has died, aged 75. Burns was instrumental in Whitlam's career on a number of occasions and accompanied Whitlam to China in 1971.
The man who created Gough Whitlam's 1972 'It's Time' campaign commercial has died. Paul Jones, the former creative director of the advertising agency McCann Erickson, was found dead in a Sydney park two days ago.
Details of 1975 Cabinet Papers released under the 30-year rule.