Tag Archives: John Kerr

JENNY HOCKING. The Palace Letters.

Release ‘the Palace letters’! Why I am taking a Federal Court action against the National Archives to release correspondence between Sir John Kerr and the Queen. When the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, took the unprecedented and divisive action of dismissing … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The ‘third man’ in the sacking of Gough Whitlam

In a series of books and articles, Professor Jenny Hocking has provided conclusive evidence that Sir Anthony Mason was even more important than Sir Garfield Barwick in assisting John Kerr in the sacking of Gough Whitlam. It is scandalous and … 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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