More than a generation since the demise of gough whitlam’s government, many elements of his reform programme have stuck. Medicare, with its principle of high-quality, universal healthcare, remains gough whitlam’s greatest gift angela shanahan the australian 12:00am october 25, 2014. Tributes to gough whitlam “alive in medicare and the uniquely australian health system we now take for granted alive in our suburbs and in our family law.
He was prime minister for a relatively brief three years, but gough whitlam's legacy is extensive have sought ways to wind back medicare. Edward gough whitlam ac qc ( 11 july 1916 – 21 october 2014) was the 21st prime minister of australia , serving from 1972 to. Gough whitlam, labor prime minister from 1972 to 1975, has died aged 98 a giant of modern australian politics, his passing triggered a flood of tributes on tuesday.
Resources, documents and updated news about the dismissal of the whitlam government on november 11, 1975. Remarks to caucus gough whitlam parliament house, canberra tuesday, 21 october 2014 i have some very sad news for all of you and i think very sad news for all. Gough whitlam presided over some of the most visionary and controversial moments in the the gough whitlam moments that changed your life medicare established.List: australian prime ministers: gough whitlam public introducing universal health care with the establishment of medicare. This page is about gough whitlam who was prime minister of australia between 5 december 1972 – 11 november 1975 he was married to margaret whitlam. Gough whitlam became australia's 21st prime minister when the labor party won office, replacing the liberal-country coalition government led by billy mcmahon.
Gough whitlam edward gough whitlam (commonly known as gough) was born in kew, an upper-class suburb of melbourne on july 11, 1916 now known as medicare. Gough: advancing equality in australia we all lose from medibank privatisation coal not the solution to energy poverty tai in the media infographic. Last week started with some sad news australia's 21st prime minister, gough whitlam, died at the age of 98 he was in power for only three years way back in the 70s.
Browse gough whitlam news, research and analysis from the conversation. Gough whitlam, leader of the federal opposition, interviewed after returning from his historic visit to china in 1971 national library of australia nlapic-an24507693. Gough whitlam has been remembered as a courageous reformer, a visionary and a political giant who changed australia forever.
Medicare is the publicly funded universal health care system in australia operated by the department of human services, the whitlam labor government,. Gough whitlam was an australian politician and the 21st prime minister of australia in 1972 he led the labor party into government after a period. Former labor prime minister gough whitlam has died at age 98, his family has announced.Download