Former 21st Australian Prime Minister from 1972-1975 Gough Whitlam has died today 21 October 2014, at 98. He was well known for his infamous dismissal by then Governor-General Sir John Kerr. Gough and Margaret Whitlam's children, Antony, Nicholas and Stephen Whitlam and Catherine Dovey issued the following statement: Our father, Gough Whitlam, has died this morning at the age of 98. A loving and generous father, he was a source of inspiration to us and our families and for millions of Australians.
Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and Monica Shanahan. Italian Masters Exhibition NGA, Canberra 2002.
Whitlam, Canberra’s newest suburb is a place to define what feels like home to you.
On another note there is a new suburb called Whitlam in Canberra - named after Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. It is enviably positioned just 5kms from the Belconnen town centre, 9kms to Canberra’s CBD and just down the road from the growing communities of Wright and Coombs. Click on the buttons for more details.