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The dismissal of Gough Whitlam and the ‘Palace letters’

  • Flemington Kensington RSL 25 - 27 Rankins Road Kensington, VIC, 3031 Australia (map)

Free event

Presenter: academic, author and biographer Professor Jenny Hocking

What was the role of the Palace in Gough Whitlam’s dismissal? Author of The Dismissal Dossier, Professor Hocking will focus on extensive new material that she found in Sir John Kerr’s papers which she revealed in her biography of Gough Whitlam. Find out why Professor Hocking is currently taking the National Archives of Australia to court to release of the secret 'Palace letters' between the Queen and Kerr which are still embargoed by the Queen.