Tag Archives: Prince Charles and the Dismissal

Jenny Hocking. ‘Why Didn’t They Warn Whitlam?: Where Politics and Ethics Collide’

Repost from 16/11/2015 On the 40th anniversary of the dismissal of the Whitlam Labor government a remarkable thing happened – a Liberal Prime Minister finally acknowledged that the Governor-General Sir John Kerr was wrong. In a stark break with the … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Prince Charles and John Kerr – an odd pair.

Prince Charles has been mobbed by regal enthusiasts in his recent visit to Australia. Opinion polls tell us a different story. The latest poll conducted by Essential  Research tells us that if Prince Charles became King Charles, 51% would prefer … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The Palace knew that John Kerr was considering dismissing Gough Whitlam

Based on an examination of John Kerr’s ‘treasure trove of previously unpublished papers’, Professor Jenny Hocking has provided overwhelming evidence that before the dismissal John Kerr had extensive conversations and correspondence with the Queen, Prince Charles and Sir Martin Charteris, … Continue reading

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