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The coming of Gough and Margaret made my life more complex and meaningful. I hope his vision of equality remains.

When Gough Whitlam moved to my street in Cabramatta I was eight years old. We lived in a two-bedroom fibro house built by my truck driver father and uncles, with a dunny out the back and a dirt road in front.

The Whitlam family moved to the other end of Albert Street into a four-bedroom brick modernist house with a flat roof. It was spacious and iconic.

My life was transformed.

Read the full article here: The Guardian