The man who replaced Gough Whitlam in the dramatic events of the 1975 dismissal, former Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser, has helped lead the tributes for his former political nemesis.
He was prime minister for a relatively brief three years, but Gough Whitlam's legacy is extensive. Here's a selection of how he changed Australia.
Former Liberal Leader Malcolm Turnbull has choked back tears as MPs, inlcuding the Prime Minister and Labor leader lined up on Tuesday to pay tribute to the fallen political giant Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday, aged 98.
Former prime minister Gough Whitlam has died.
The announcement of Gough Whitlam's death was only minutes old when Alan Jones delivered 2GB listeners a critique of the Labor icon's time as prime minister.
Colleagues, in the more than 25 years that I’ve been a member of this caucus, as many of you know I’ve said and done some hard things. But nothing, nothing harder than this. This is the most difficult speech I have made and will ever make in this caucus.
An Australian jihadist has appeared in an Islamic State video online threatening Tony Abbott and vowing to fight until the militant group has conquered the West.
The life and times of Gough Whitlam.
In its worldwide pursuit of corrupt officials who have absconded with billions in illicit funds, China is, increasingly loudly, asking foreign governments for help.
Foreign nationals on 457 visas are working in schools and early childhood centres despite a growing glut of unemployed Australian teaching graduates.