Whitlam: The making of a Prime Minister

Through this online exhibition, explore how Australia’s 21st Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam was shaped by the people, places and politics that surrounded him from an early age.

Discover how these pivotal experiences went on to inform his nation-defining policies.

The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University is a dynamic public policy institute that commemorates, and is inspired by, the life and work of the Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC.

It pursues the causes he championed and is guided by the principles upon which Gough Whitlam's parliamentary career and years of service to the people of Australia were founded.

Read more about the Whitlam Institute.

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