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On 5 December 1972, Gough Whitlam became the first Labor Prime Minister since 1949. He and Deputy Prime Minister Lance Barnard were sworn into all portfolios, Whitlam holding 13 and Barnard 14. This 'mini-ministry' made 40 significant decisions, including the immediate release of all draft resisters, the removal of troops from Vietnam and the recognition of Communist China.
One of Australia’s most prominent political figures, former prime minister Gough Whitlam, has died aged 98. He was Australia’s 21st prime minister serving from 1972 to 1975.
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