The 21st Australian Prime Minister from 1972 to 1975 who dealt with the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis. He notably instituted universal health care and fee-free university education and eliminated military conscription and criminal execution.
He played in a scene of The Broken Melody, while attending St. Paul's College.
He became the first Prime Minister to be terminated during his term when Governor-General Sir John Kerry dismissed him in 1975.
He married Australian swimmer Margaret Elaine Dovey, and had four children: Nicholas, Tony, Catherine, and Stephen,
Entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch supported him during his 1949 labor campaign.