1966 and all that: Round 2 – St Kilda v Carlton

Peter Clark continues his review of St Kilda’s 1966 season. In Round 2 this week, the Blues visit the Saints’ new fortress at Moorabbin. And Gough takes a hit.

RIP Hawkie – The Punter’s Pal

Bob Hawke was the greatest Australian of Peter Baulderstone’s lifetime. He reminisces about Canberra politics in the 1980’s and the great man’s love of sport and people. Hawke’s prodigious achievements and his all too human failings made most Australians fall in love with him. (Share your memories of Hawke the man, politician and sports lover – Ed.)

The 2016 Disco Gamma Cup – Round Fifteen

Earl O’Neill farewells the final bye round of the season and some other notable events from last weekend. Who says politics and sport don’t mix?

Gough Whitlam’s foreign policy was his true economic legacy

Tim Harcourt on Gough Whitlam and his foreign policy. [Nice intersection of the personal and the academic from Tim -Ed]

Gough

Gough Whitlam has died at the age of 98.

Saint Gough’s Day

Neil Anderson expresses his gratitude to Gough Whitlam on the 41st anniversary of the 1972 “It’s Time” election win.