The Eleventh

The Eleventh is an explosive thriller teasing out everything you never knew about one of the most famous chapters of Australian political history — the dismissal of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.

21:04:02 2022-08-31
Queensland in the 1950s: god-fearing, morally upstanding, tough on crime. Beneath the surface, a murky world of gambling, drugs and brothels kept in check by three crooked cops known as The Rat Pack. For thirty years, they ran a complex system of bribery...
21:57:00 2020-03-23
In the days, months and years following The Dismissal, more clues emerge about exactly what went down, and who was pulling strings behind the scenes. In this final episode, we uncover the key names and players history almost left behind, and those still f...
21:48:28 2020-03-16
The 11th of November 1975 starts optimistically. Both sides of parliament think the day will present them with a positive resolution to the crisis. But, when Gough Whitlam is summoned to see the Governor General, things spiral completely out of control. ...
21:52:34 2020-03-09
Gough Whitlam and his political rival Malcolm Fraser enter a high stakes stalemate, each side daring the other to blink. As the problems mount for the government, a grave warning emerges from the most unlikely of quarters. More information, articles and ...
21:40:55 2020-03-02
Young feminist Elizabeth Reid gets a job advising Gough Whitlam on women's issues. As this idealistic new recruit tries to work within the system to change it, she gets caught smack in the middle of an epic struggle between the nation's most powerful men....
21:43:07 2020-02-24
Gough Whitlam repeatedly ignores warnings while his government lurches from scandal to scandal. The powerful media, once in his corner, start to lose faith, and the twin scandals — the Morosi affair and the Loans affair — are frontpage news. More inf...
21:35:51 2020-02-24
The Government raids ASIO because they suspect the spy agency has dropped the ball on tracking terrorism. The raid causes panic as far afield as the Langley, Virginia, headquarters of the US Central Intelligence Agency. A keen young Australian corresponde...
21:36:56 2020-02-24
It's 1972. Australia has an appetite for change. Gough Whitlam exploits the mood of the nation to become Prime Minister but not everyone appreciates the headlong rush into a more modern Australia. Pretty soon, the new government is making some powerful en...
21:04:16 2020-02-17
What do you know about the 11th of November 1975? Maybe you've heard that famous, "Well may we say" speech made by Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam on the day he was sacked by the Queen's representative in Australia... but do you really know what l...