Essays Tagged: "Gough Whitlam"

Australia in Vietnam.

ohnson visited Australia he was greeted by tens of thousands of enthusiastic well-wishers. In 1966, Gough Whitlam (ALP), thinking going against the war would no longer lose the party votes, proposed r ... f the few which opposed the war, were Dr Jim Cairns and the ALP leaders, Arthur Calwell followed by Gough William. Cairns played a leading role in organising moratorium marches of 1970. By this time, ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Dismissal of Gough Whitlam.

ety of these events are still being debated. But was it the will of the people?Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's first 100 days in office saw more radical changes then would be seen in almost 100 y ... eason to stop supply and was able to do so by having superior numbers in the Senate. Prime Minister Gough Whitlam then advised the Governor General (Sir Paul Hasluck) to a double dissolution. The Whit ...

(5 pages) 117 2 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Why did the ALP lose the election of December 13th 1975 so badly?

s were becoming increasingly outdated in comparison to the forward thinking promises of ALP leader, Gough Whitlam. The following three years were a program of social reform, though the leadership peri ...

(9 pages) 43 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Assess the Significance of the 'Constitutional Crisis of 1975' on Australian Politics Today.

employment. In December 1972, the Labor party (ALP) was elected for the first time in 23 years with Gough Whitlam appointed Prime Minister. The Senate had a balance of power, where the Opposition and ... pply. This triggered a Double Dissolution Election by the Governor General on the advice of the PM, Gough Whitlam. In May 1974, the ALP was re-elected into government. Sir John Kerr was appointed Gove ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Australian republican debate 1999 - and the media's role

ts' team of ambassadors did however make for great interviews.There was Kim Beazly, Rupert Murdoch, Gough Whitlam, and Bob Hawke all trying to stoke a nationalist fervour. Day after day, every daily n ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australia will never become fully mature as a nation until it becomes a Republic. Discuss

roclaimed that its citizens were now Australian citizens, and not British subjects; the decision by Gough Whitlam to change of the national anthem from God Save the Queen to Advance Australia Fair (Ca ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

An Overview Of The Whitlam Dismissal

On Tuesday November 11th, 1975, the Governor-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr, dismissed Mr Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister and appointed Mr Malcolm Fraser as a caretaker Prime Minister.The di ... cism and media monopolies, supported an Australian republic and acted as Chairman of Care Australia.Gough Whitlam retired from Parliament in 1978, following another massive election defeat in 1977. Ir ...

(5 pages) 68 3 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

"Explain the impact that the dismissal of Gough Whitlam and the labour party has had on the civic life of Australia in the twentieth century."

and moral correctness of the decisions that were made.In the domestic sphere, Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's first 100 days put Bill Clinton to shame. The Whitlam government ended conscription ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gough Whitlam Dismissal

Gough Whitlam was dismissed as a result of the many drastic changes his government had implimented s ... ls, denying the government money to run, forcing an election at a time that the government was weak.Gough Whitlam made a dedicated start to his career as Prime Minister, during which he and his fellow ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Significance of Gough Whitlam in Australia

Gough Whitlam became Prime Minister of Australia in December 1972 and his political career was dismi ... l career was dismissed by the Governor-General in November 1975. In this little time frame of 3 yrs Gough Whitlam's Government contributed in many acts of developing the Australian Society. Some of th ... families, abolishing the last trace of the White Australian Policy and also abolishing conscription.Gough Whitlam's Government also took into consideration with developing new legislative forms. Most ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

11th of November, 1975 when Government General Tells Gough to Go: Whitlam's Dismissal

pm that day Sir John Kerr appointed Governor General handed over a prepared letter to Prim Minister Gough Whitlam dismissing him and his government from office. When Australia got news of the dismissa ... ohn Kerr’s decision to dismiss Whitlam and his government from office the right thing to do?Edward Gough Whitlam was the first Labor government in power after 23 years of Liberal control. Along with ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Sir John Kerr- Whitlam Dismissal

as Australia's Governor-General from July 1974 to December 1977. He was appointed by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and ironically, after less than a year in the job, he made the controversial decision ... this year, if elected Labor promises another Republican referendum.In conclusion, the dismissal of Gough Whitlam in 1975 by Sir john Kerr, was a significant event in Australia's post war history, as ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Whitlam Dismissal 1975

pute about the political and moral correctness of the decisions that were made.Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's first 100 days in office in 1972 saw more radical changes than would be seen in almo ... eason to stop supply and was able to do so by having superior numbers in the Senate. Prime Minister Gough Whitlam then advised the Governor General, Sir Paul Hasluck, to a double dissolution on Novemb ...

(7 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Conscription

nscripts.After the Holt government conscription carried through the Gorton and Mc Mahon governments.Gough Whitlam followed Mc Mahon in 1972 immediately after taking office Whitlam and his deputy lance ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Changing Migration in Australia Since 1945

re mixed identity.After the White Australia policy was abolished by the Prime Minister of the time, Gough Whitlam, many Asian migrates began to move to Australia including the Vietnamese, Korean, Japa ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Describe the constitutional crisis of 1975, and the fall of the Witlam government.

titutional crisis took place, where the Governor-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr, dismissed Mr. Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister and appointed Mr. Malcolm Fraser as Prime Minister. This dismissal w ... ntentions, and won his support.. on November 11, the governor-general dismissed the prime minister, Gough Whitlam, while he was trying to call a half senate election, and appointed opposition leader M ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Analyse the effect of women of Australia during the 20th century.

he same work. However, this did not succeed.The case of equal pay was looked at again in 1972, when Gough Whitlam reigned. He had made a promise to improve the social status of women and supported the ...

(2 pages) 1339 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Dismissal of Gough Whitlam

the slogans ‘Maintain the Rage’ and ‘Shame, Fraser, Shame’www.en.wikipedia.org/gough_whitlamwww.goughwhitlam.com.au

(2 pages) 1435 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australian Political Parties - ALP, Liberals, Greens

me trade unions which were affiliated with the ALP were run by members of the Communist Party.Under Gough Whitlam’s leadership, the party recovered in the late 1960s and the Labor Government made ... with the party: Chris Watson, Andrew Fisher, Billy Hughes, James Scullin, John Curtin, Ben Chifley, Gough Whitlam, Bob Hawke, Paul Keating, and Kevin Rudd.8.Where party is headed in the future: The pa ...

(11 pages) 735 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The reason for and importance of domestic politics, great power alliances, and foreign policy makers in the involvement of Australia in the four post World War II Asian conflicts.

s, Harold Holt and John Gorton and later when the Labor Party won the 1972 election, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, when he withdrew the remaining Australian troops from Vietnam.The Malayan Emergency ( ... ion, the Labor Party won the Federal Election for the House of Representatives on December 2, 1972. Gough Whitlam became Prime Minister and on December 11, 1972, he announced the withdrawal of the las ...

(19 pages) 32 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History