Tag Archives: Anthony-Mason

JENNY HOCKING. The Palace letters.

My name is Professor Jenny Hocking, I am a Monash University academic and Gough Whitlam’s biographer. I have launched an historic action against the National Archives of Australia to release the ‘Palace letters’ relating to the dismissal of the Whitlam … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Conservatives, conventions and traditions.

Conservatives extoll the importance of conventions, traditions, and respect for established institutions. But it seems to be only when it suits them. They lecture us and others about democracy, free elections, the separation of powers and the independence of the … Continue reading

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