Tag Archives: Reg Withers

Jenny Hocking. The Dismissal in History

Repost from 10/11/2015 This week marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most divisive and corrosive episodes in our history, the dismissal of Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister by the Governor General, Sir John Kerr. Kerr’s action in removing … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The Dismissal. How John Kerr saved Malcolm Fraser forty years ago,

In my post on 27 October 2015- ‘The Dismissal – Forty years on. A smoking gun’ I pointed out that Jenny Hocking in her recent book confirmed what I had always assumed that John Kerr had given Malcolm Fraser a … Continue reading

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