The tributes to Gough Whitlam on twitter...

After the news was released by the Whitlam family that Gough Whitlam, one of the most iconic Prime Ministers in Australian history has passed away, twitter became filled with outpourings of respect, thanks and hope.

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Here are some of the tributes to Whitlam shared on twitter. We can see that he is largely respected as the reason that Australia has progressed this far… Share your own tributes in the comments below…

 

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