Public Intimacies: The Royal Commission on Human...10/26/14
Women’s liberation, gay liberation, and the so-called permissive society—this story charts the groundbreaking and controversial Whitlam Government inquiry into the social changes of the 1970s.
Reporting during the Whitlam years: panel
The Whitlam Labor Government embarked on a range of policies that transformed the economic and cultural life of Australia over three short but very productive years in Canberra.
Norfolk Island bankrupt, struggling to self-govern
Norfolk Island's financial situation has become so dire that the government is considering a recommendation to strip the islanders of their right to self-governance.
Why did a 17-year-old Australian join Islamic State militants?
A new Islamic State video featuring a Sydney youth threatening the West has emerged.
New light shed on Gough Whitlam's dismissal
For years following the The Whitlam government's dismissal in 1975, some maintained that it was instigated by the CIA, others that the Governor General was technically in charge of the army and may have called it in if the Whitlam Government refused...
Whitlam political legacy: panel
In three short years the Whitlam government changed the nation, implementing a dazzling array of political, social, cultural and economic reforms.
Politics with Michelle Grattan
A look at all of the latest developments in federal politics with the Conversation's Michelle Grattan.
Australia likely to fall in 'soft power' ranking
Monocle Magazine's annual survey of soft power around the world is an index of how nations use the likes of diplomacy, culture and trade to gain influence, as opposed to traditional methods such as military power.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years jail
Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was yesterday sentenced to five years jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last February and will also serve a three year suspended sentence for firearm offences.
Reflections on the legacy of Gough Whitlam
News of former prime minister Gough Whitlam's death at the age of 92 came on Tuesday.
Gough & Margaret: The Love Story That Shaped A Nation
As Australians from all sides of politics reflect on Gough Whitlam's contribution to the nation, there is no doubt that his marriage played an enormous role in his political success.
Friends and former foes pay tribute to Gough Whitlam
Senior politicians from both major parties have paid tribute to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, in a condolence motion that consumed today's sitting of the federal parliament.
"The most formidable political opponent": Fraser on Whitlam
What is it about Gough Whitlam that has so captured the Australian imagination?
Gough Whitlam's legal legacy
Gough Whitlam, the Prime Minister who transformed Australia's legal framework.
Indigenous Australians remember Gough Whitlam's Wave Hill legacy
Maurie Japarta Ryan, grandson of land rights activist Vincent Lingiari, plans to deliver red desert soil to the Whitlam family as a gesture of thanks and respect.
Gough Whitlam's legacy in the arts
Looking back at the arts legacy of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam whose died at 98.
Gough Whitlam dies, age 98
Gough Whitlam, one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died, age 98.
Kitchen Cabinet returns: Annabel Crabb
Kitchen Cabinet has taken us into the homes of 20 politicians, from Prime Ministers to backbenchers, giving political insights and uncovering varying degrees of culinary competence.
Foreign Fighters Bill debate: panel
The Foreign Fighters Bill will make it a criminal offence to be in a designated area without a valid reason, will change the criminal threshold from inciting terrorism to just advocating terrorism, and lowers the threshold for arrest without a warrant.
Parliament's burqa ban started by radio rumour
More details have emerged of the sequence of events that lead to the decision to segregate burqa wearers in Parliament House.
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