Full text and audio of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s press conference, July 15, 1975.
As criticism of the Loans Affair rained down on Gough Whitlam, Bruce Petty looked at the credibility of European criticism.
Gough Whitlam turned 59 on July 11, 1975. Preoccupied by political trouble on multiple fronts, he found time to greet his grandson returning from overseas.
Audio of speeches by Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser and Gough Whitlam in the House of Representatives special one-day sitting called to debate the Loans Affair.
The daily newspapers report the recall of the House of Representatives on July 9, 1975, to debate the Overseas Loans affair.
Cartoon by Les Tanner, The Age, July 1, 1975, following Labor’s defeat in the Bass by-election.