Gough Whitlam’s appeal transcends generations

We received this letter from Fiona McKeague, a 28 year old Westender contributor, and thought to share it with you. Dear Gough, I always meant to write you a letter. You told us that it was time, but we didn’t listen. Now time has passed on, and so have you. I’m sorry. The loss is unexpectedly full of nostalgia and regret. I wanted to tell you that I know everything didn’t go as planned. That nasty inflationary spiral was the dark horse that led to your undoing. Blocking supply was a divisive political tactic by your opposition, but attempting...

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