In aboriginal communities across the nation there are people named Whitlam, in tribute to the man who might be regarded as Australia's first Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs.
Local Government Minister Paul Toole says it's time to get on with the job of council reforms.
Gough Whitlam's three years as prime minister would be some of the most transformative and energised in Australian history. This was no more obvious than in the media coverage of Australia's 21st prime minister and his government.
Gough Whitlam is perhaps best known for the manner in which he prematurely exited from power rather than how he chose to wield it
Ballerina Maggie Scott was an adventurous woman who danced her way through WWII bombings in London and founded the Australian Ballet School. Michelle Potter explains her allure.
Southern Cross Austereo has downgraded its earnings expectations for the first half, as a tough ad market and poor ratings across television and radio weigh on the broadcaster.
A $50 million refurbishment of Melbourne's World Trade Centre has yielded another 4000 square metres of leasing deals.
DEXUS Property has confirmed its expectations of delivering an 8.5 per cent growth in funds from operation for the 2015 year, thanks to positive momentum for office and industrial property leasing enquiry and activity, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne.
The dismissal of the Whitlam government was an event so controversial that it still reverberates 40 years on. Here's how The Age viewed the constitutional crisis in 1975.
The terrifying moment that an out-of-control truck slammed into a line of cars waiting at a busy intersection on Sydney's northern beaches has been captured on camera, revealing just how remarkable it was that no one was killed in the crash.