From the Honest History vault: 50 years today since the election of the Whitlam Government in 1972

1972 seems like yesterday (not). Here’s a link to the large collection we put together on the death of Gough Whitlam in 2014. For other Whitlam resources on this site, use our Search engine.

Here’s a link to an article from John Menadue, Whitlam’s private secretary in 1967 when Medibank was first conceived (later Medicare). Menadue was later secretary of the Prime Minister’s Department under Whitlam and held many other positions. Today he runs the influential Pearls and Irritations website.

2 December 2022