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Cate Blanchett makes rousing speech at the funeral of Gough Whitlam



Australian actress of some note, Cate Blanchett, made a rousing speech the funeral of former Australian Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam. Noting the former's PM sweeping policies such as free tertiary education, universal healthcare and changes to the minimum wage for women and introducing the single mothers payment to welfare.

She also threw shade at current Australian Prime Sinister, Tony Abbott, who was also in attendance. Whose current policies are to trying to emulate the American tertiary system and make changes to the Medicare system.

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Tags: australian celebrities, cate blanchett, politics
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