Year 10 History
Gough Whitlam and Post-war Australia
1. Who is Gough Whitlam?
Date and reasons elected:
Date and reason for dismissal:
1. What do Sources A, B and C and the documentary reveal about Whitlam’s
appeal to the Australian electorate?
1. What does Source D reveal about the reasons why the Labor government
was dismissed in 1975?
2. What impact did he have upon Australia?
Key reforms and policies:
Focus on multi-culturalism:
What was multi-culturalism meant to replace?
When and why was multi-culturalism introduced?
What are the main characteristics of multi-culturalism?
What are some of the criticisms of multi-culturalism?
Do you think any of these criticisms are valid? Give reasons for your