The Overthrow of Edward Gough Whitlam: A stain on Australia’s democracy – finale

Written by Jon Stanford “Gough Whitlam was an Australian democrat. He passionately believed in our institutions; the supremacy of parliament, the independence and integrity of the judiciary and the separation of powers to curb possible abuses by the executive government. In the dismissal these institutions failed us. Those with responsibility deceived us. Tradition and conventions built … Continue reading The Overthrow of Edward Gough Whitlam: A stain on Australia’s democracy – finale Continue reading »