How the newspapers paid tribute to Gough Whitlam

Headline writers, cartoonists and journalists all had very different ways of handling the tributes to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in yesterday’s papers. Industry body The Newspaper Works has gathered them here.

From plays on the ‘It’s Time’ tagline to satirical cartoons, here’s how the nation’s papers paid tribute to the former Prime Minister yesterday.

The West Australian:

West Australian Gough Whitlam front page

The Herald Sun: 

Herald Sun front page gough whitlam

And the Hun’s cartoonist Knight:

KnightcartoonHS gough

The Australian Financial Review:

AFR front page gough whitlam

And the AFR’s cartoonist Clement: 

AFR Clement gough whitlam cartoon

The Canberra Times: 

Canberra Times



And the CT’s cartoonist Pope:

CanberraTimesPope gough whitlam

The Courier Mail:

CourierMailfront gough



The Australian:


And The Oz’s cartoonist Leak: 

LeakvOZ gough

The Mercury:

Mercury front gough


The NT News: 

NTNewsfront gough

The Sydney Morning Herald: 

SMHfront gough

And the SMH’s cartoonist Moir:

SMH cartoonist Moir

The Daily Telegraph:

Telefront gough

The Age: 

TheAgefront gough


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