Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of 98.
Mr Whitlam served as the 21st Australian Prime Minister from 1972-1975 before 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. More information.
Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and Monica Shanahan. Italian Masters Exhibition NGA, Canberra 2002.