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home / archives / politics / australian / federal / gough whitlam / 27th February 1973

Neighbouring powers!

The new Labor Government headed by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and Deputy Lance Barnard introduced many reforms especially in the first hundred days after the election. Much to the chagrin of New Liberal Opposition Leader Billy Snedden and Liberal State Premiers, Sir Rupert Hamer - Victoria - and Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen - Queensland