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The 1975 Australian constitutional crisis has-been described as the greatest political and constitutional crisis in Australian record. Whitlam's work authorities was indeed elected in 1972 with a small majority inside your home of Representatives, however with the resistance managing the Senate. On

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A Life on the Left - Clyde Cameron by Bill Guy Used softback: .1999 edition in excellent condition Soft cover book is in good condition - clean book tight binding - - no other marks tears - no loose or missing pages Clyde cameron (1913-2008) The lives of a select number of Australians reflect and illuminate the life and times of the nation itself. This is the story of one such life. For over seventy years Clyde Cameron has been a member of the Australian Labor Party; for just as long he has been a trade unionist. The ALP and the union movement have shaped his life and in turn he has done much to shape their history. Twice he played a crucial role in determining the direction taken by the Labor Party. Cameron was born on the eve of World War U; he began work in the shearing sheds on the eve of the Great Depression; he is still working - as lecturer author and historian - on the verge of the Millennium. He details

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Matters for Judgement : An Autobiography - Sir John Kerr Used hardback: .1978 edition ex -library book good condition some tears in dustcover - The view of history and his role in the dismissal of the Whitlam Goverment in 1975 About the Author John Kerr Sir John Robert Kerr AK GCMG GCVO (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) was the 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and 18th Governor-General of Australia. He dismissed the Labor government of Gough Whitlam on 11 November 1975 marking the climax of one of the most significant constitutional crises in Australian history. Kerr's career Kerr was born in Balmain a working-class suburb of Sydney where his father was a boiler-maker. He entered the prestigious selective high school Fort Street High School. He won scholarships to the University of Sydney and graduated in law with first class honours and the University Medal being called to the New South Wales bar in 1938. At Fort Street he met Dr H.V. Evatt who later became a judge of the High Court o details

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Joh - Hugh Lunn The Life and Political Adventures of Joh Bjelke-Petersen used paperback: .1978 edition - in good condition The Unauthorised Biography of Joh Bjelke-Petersen Other Books on Joh Bjelke-Petersen About Joh Bjelke-Petersen Sir Johannes "Joh" Bjelke-Petersen KCMG (13 January 1911 – 23 April 2005) New Zealand-born Australian politician was the longest-serving and longest-lived Premier of the state of Queensland. He held office from 1968 to 1987 a period that saw considerable economic development in the state. His uncompromising conservatism (including his role within the downfall of the Whitlam federal government) his political longevity and his leadership of a government that in its latter ye click here

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Kerr's King Hit - Clem Lloyd and Andrew Clark Used paperback: .1976 edition (Good condition ) 270 pages Journalists at the time - this is their interpretation of why Sir John Kerr sacked Prime Minister Gough Whitlam with a history of the Whitlam goverment A Rare Book About The Dismissal: The Dismissal The Opposition would not have been able to follow this course if the Senate elected in 1974 had remained intact. Although one of the two independents joined the Liberal Party the other Steele Hall was opposed to blocking supply and this would have been sufficient to prevent such a course being followed. The change in the composition of the Senate which made the constitutional crisis of 1975 possible was brought about by two appointments to fill vacancies in the Senate which under the Australian Constitution are made by the State Parliaments. Since the introduction of proportional representation for Senate elections in 1949 there had been a convention that Senators who died or resigned should be replaced by a Senator of their own party and all state governments had adhered to this convention. In February 1975 the Premier of New South Wales Tom Lew much more info

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The Real John Kerr -Richard Hall Used paperback: .1978 edition in good condition A rare book - Written by Richard Hall an ex advisor to the Whitlam Government this paints an unflattering portrait of John Kerr About Sir John Kerr Sir John Robert Kerr AK GCMG GCVO (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and 18th Governor-General of Australia dismissed the Labor government of Gough Whitlam on 11 November 1975 marking the climax of one of the most significant constitutional crises in Australian history. Kerr's career Kerr was born in Balmain a working-class suburb of Sydney where his father was a boiler-maker. He entered the prestige selective high school Fort Street High School. He won scholarships to the University of Sydney and graduated in law with first class honours and the University Medal being called to the New South Wales bar in 1938. At Fort Street he met Dr H.V. Evatt who later became a judge of the High Court of Australia and became a protege of his for many years. In 1938 Kerr married Alison Worstead with whom he had three children. He spent World War II working for an obscure Australian i link here

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The Quiet Revolution - Jim Cairns - Revised 1975 edition Used paperback: .1975 edition good condition First published before the eve of the historic election of the Australian Labor Party in 1972 and revised in 1975. About the author Jim Cairns James Ford Cairns (4 October 1914 - 12 October 2003) Australian politician was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s and was briefly Deputy Prime Minister in the Whitlam government. He is best remembered as a leader of the movement against Australian involvement in the Vietnam War for his affair with Junie Morosi and for his later renunciation of conventional politics. He was also a prominent economist and a prolific writer on economic and social issues. Early days Jim Cairns was born in Carlton then a working- more info

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A Life on the Left - Clyde Cameron by Bill Guy Used softback: .1999 edition in average condition (ex-library book) The lives of a select number of Australians reflect and illuminate the life and times of the nation itself. This is the story of one such life. For over seventy years Clyde Cameron has been a member of the Australian Labor Party; for just as long he has been a trade unionist. The ALP and the union movement have shaped his life and in turn he has done much to shape their history. Twice he played a crucial role in determining the direction taken by the Labor Party. Cameron was born on the eve of World War U; he began work in the shearing sheds on the eve of the Great Depression; he is s link here

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Life with Gough - Barry Cohen Used hardback: .1996 edition in excellent condition (as new) hard cover book is in excellent condition good dustjacket- clean book tight binding - - no other marks tears - no loose or missing pages dustjacket - boards in excellent condition Revered and reviled Gough Whitlam and his works have been part of public life for more than a generation. Here from friends foes and innocent bystanders is the best of the vast horde of Gough stories authentic and apocryphal infuriatingly high falutin and risque deliciously self-mocking and uproariously funny. With the help of some of our best cartoonists Life With Gough presents a larger-than-life Australian-a tall poppy of most variegated hue... Barry Cohen Author and Former Politician Barry Cohen (born 3 April 1935) is a former Australian politician. He was born in Griffith New South Wales and educated at Griffith High School Sydney Grammar School and North Sydney Technical High Scho link here

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My Other World - Margaret Whitlam - Paperback Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here Get other books about Margaret Whitlam click here One of Australia's best-loved public figures tells the very personal story of her great love for travelling. Description The coach waiting for us at the airport was driven by Richard. His only English words were 'no problem' but he was an excellent driver negotiating the sometimes tortuous French roads in his big white bus...On the first tour we kept noticing a small car that seemed to be following us. Day after day with the same attractive driver. Eventually the penny dropped... she was Richard's partner. She caught up with him each evening but didn't want to intrude. When we realised the situation we warmly welcomed Silvie into our group... For almost ten years Margaret Whitlam led a double life. Best known for her role as find out more.....

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Margaret Whitlam - A Biography by Susan Mitchell Used Hardback in good condition Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here Get other books about Margaret Whitlam click here "I came to represent all the ungainly people the too-tall ones the too-fat ones and the housebound as I had been who'd never get the chance to go to China or Buckingham Palace and experienced it all through me". (Margaret Whitlam). Margaret Whitlam has been in the public eye for over forty years. As the controversial wife of a prime minister she is a household name and an Australian identity in her own right. Many people already feel as if they know her and they do in a sense. Ho click here.....

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Hayden - Bill Hayden An Autobiography Used hardback: .1996 edition in good condition Once described by Robert Menzies as "the boy delinquent from Queensland" Bill Hayden is widely considered today to be the best man never to have become prime minister of Australia. About Bill Hayden (from Wikipedia) William George Hayden AC (born 23 January 1933) Australian politician and 21st Governor-General of Australia was born in Brisbane Queensland the son of an American-born sailor of Irish descent. Bill Hayden was educated at Catholic schools and served in the Queensland Police Force from 1953 to 1961. He furthered his education through private study completing an economics degree at the University of Queensland. Prior to the 1970s he was a self-described democratic socialist. Contents Politics He became active in the Labor Party and in the 1961 federal election he surprised everyone including himself by winning the House of Representatives seat of Oxley defeating Don Cameron the Minister for Health in the Menzies Liberal government. Hayden was a diligent member of parliament and in 1969 more information.....

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My Other World - Margaret Whitlam USED: Hardback in good condition Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here Get other books about Margaret Whitlam click here One of Australia's best-loved public figures tells the very personal story of her great love for travelling. Description The coach waiting for us at the airport was driven by Richard. His only English words were 'no problem' but he was an excellent driver negotiating the sometimes tortuous French roads in his big white bus...On the first tour we kept noticing a small car that seemed to be following us. Day after day with the same attractive driver. Eventually the penny dropped... she was Richard's partner. She caught up with him each evening but didn't want to intrude. When we realised the situation we more data

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Lynched - Brian Buckley - The Life of Phillip Lynch used paperback: .1991 edition - in good condition The Biography of Phillip Lynch one of the architects of "The Dismissal" About Philip Lynch Sir Phillip Reginald Lynch KCMG (27 July 1933 - June 19 1984) was an Australian Liberal politician. Lynch held the House of Representatives seat of Flinders from 1966 to 1982. Between 1968 and 1972 he served variously as Minister for the Army Minister for Immigration and Minister for Labour and National Service under Prime Ministers John Gorton and William McMahon. In opposition from 1972 to 1975 he was Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party. He was also the Deputy Leader of the Opposition as then Liberal leader Billy Snedden had refused to give the title to the Country Party leader Doug Anthony. After his party won back government in 1975 Lynch continued as Deputy extra info

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Straight Left - Tom Uren Used paperback: .1995 edition in good condition has inscriptions on the title page Straight Left is above all things the story of a classic Australian who has never lost touch with ordinary people and has remained true to his ideals... About Tom Uren Thomas Uren AO (born 28 May 1921) Australian politician was a minister in the Whitlam and Hawke Australian Labor Party governments. He helped establish the heritage and conservation movement in Australia and in particular worked to preserve the heritage of inner Sydney. Uren was born in Balmain Sydney then a working-class suburb and was educated at Manly High School. Uren played rugby league for Manly Warringah in his youth and was a strong competitive swimmer. He had an early career as a professional boxer and challenged for the Australian heavyweight championship against Billy Britt.In 1939 Uren joined the Australian Army and served in the 2/40 Infantry Battalion. He was more advice

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Gough - A Moment in History - by Jenny Hocking (Brand New and in stock) Paperback Edition - Volume 1 (at a later date there will be a volume 2) Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here This moment was not his alone nor could it ever have come about without him . . . Gough Whitlam turned to Graham Freudenberg touched him lightly on the shoulder saying 'It's been a long road Comrade but we're there' and walked out to meet the spotlight . . . Acclaimed biographer Professor Jenny Hocking's Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History is the first contemporary and definitive biographical study of the former Labor Prime Minister. From his childhood in the fledging city of Canberra to his first appearance as Prime more details.....

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A Certain grandeur - Gough Whitlam's Life in Politics by Graham Freudenberg Used Paperback : . published 1977 in average condition some splitting of the spline yellowing. Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here Graham Freudenberg's inside account of Gough Whitlam's political rise and fall is one of the great classics of Australian political writing. From his position as Gough's speechwriter and confidant just out of the spotlight of history Freudenberg was an eyewitness to Gough's spectacular rise and fall which he documents with compelling drama. But A Certain Grandeur's most significant achievement is to capture so vividly the character of the man – dictatorial petulant erudite revolutionary. About the Author Graham Freudenberg is an Australian author and political speechwriter who worked in the Australian Labor Party for over forty years beginning when he was appointed Arthur Calwell additional info.....

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The Cameron Diaries - Clyde Cameron Used hardback: .1990 edition in good condition The years 1976 and 1977 following the dismissal were critical for the Australian Labor Party. Clyde Cameron no longer a Shadow Minister turned his energies to influencing the outcome of the leadership battle to oust Gough Whitlam and to completing his daily political diary which he had kept for 31 years. The Cameron Diaries cover every aspect of Australian political life reaching back to 1949. They contain some of the most astounding revelations ever published on the inner workings of the Labor Party - the influence of the unions the factional power struggles between the Centre Left and Right the Loans affair political appointments and patronage the sackings of Ministers the modus operandi of the Public Service and how the Party deals with lobbying by big business interests. Personal strengths and weaknesses of his colleagues and opponents are detailed often with humour the motives of friendship examined and loyalties tested. This book paints a vivid picture of a Party at war with itself torn between the tradition full details

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Whitlam and Frost - the TV interviews Used paperback: .1974 edition (Good Condition 176 pages) Get other books by and about Gough Whitlam click here The text of the TV interviews August 1972 August 1973 November 1973. Plus Margaret Whitlam February 1973. Plus articles by Laurie Oakes. About the Whitlam Government Whitlam took office with a majority in the House of Representatives but without control of the Senate (elected in 1967 and 1970). The Senate at that time consisted of ten members from each of the six states elected by proportional representation. The ALP parliamentary caucus chose the ministers but Whitlam was allowed to assign portfolios. A caucus meeting could not be held until after the final results came in on 15 December. In the meantime McMahon would remain caretaker Prime Minister. Whitlam however was unwilling to wait that long. On 5 December more here.....

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The Untried Road - Dr Jim Cairns Used paperback: .1990 edition average condition - ex library book This book is the outcome of Dr Jim Cairns years of experience and research in human behaviour and the condition of society and experience in the attempt to change society. About the Author Dr Jim Cairns James Ford Cairns (4 October 1914 - 12 October 2003) Australian politician was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s and was briefly Deputy Prime Minister in the Whitlam government. He is best remembered as a leader of the movement against Australian involvement in the Vietnam War for his affair with Junie Morosi and for his later renunciation of conventional politics. He was also a prominent economist and a prolific writer on economic and social issues. Early days Jim Cairns was born in Carlton then a working-class suburb of Melbourne the son of a clerk. He grew up on a dairy farm north of Sunbury. His father went to the First World War as a lieutenant in the Australian Imperial Forces but became disillusioned with the war an related info

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Oil in Troubled Waters - Jim Cairns Used paperback: .1976 edition good condition - pages yellowed due to age Former Deputy Prime Minister Treasurer and Minister int he Australia Labor Government analyses the local and international forces that were mobilised to engineer the dimissal of the Government. Jim Cairns view of the dismissal. About the Author Dr Jim Cairns James Ford Cairns (4 October 1914 - 12 October 2003) Australian politician was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s and was briefly Deputy Prime Minister in the Whitlam government. He is best remembered as a leader of the movement against Australian involvement in the Vietnam War for his affair with Junie Morosi and for his later renunciation of conventional politics. He was also a prominent ec click on

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Killen - Inside Australian Politics - Jim Killen Used Hardback: .1985 edition Hardback book is in good condition Jim Killens Biography covering from the 1950s to the 1980s including the Dimissal of the Whitlam Goverment About the subject Jim Killen (Sir James Killen) Sir Denis James "Jim" Killen AC KCMG (23 November 1925 Dalby Queensland Australia - 12 January 2007 Brisbane Queensland Australia) was an Australian politician. Killen was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and the University of Queensland where he graduated in law. He served in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. After the war he worked on the land before returning to Brisbane. In 1949 he joined the new Liberal Party of Australia and became the founding president of the Queensland Young Liberals. In the 1955 election Killen was elected to the House of Representatives for the Brisbane seat of Moreton holding the seat until 1983. He quickly became known as a talented orator but his outspokenness and commitment to causes which Menzies regarded as contrary to Liberal Party principles limited his chances of promotion. His critics alleged he was associated with the extremist A more tips

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The Wit of Whitlam by Dean Wells Used paperback: .1976 edition (Good Condition yellowed pages - extremely rare) Get other books by and about Gough Whitlam click here 96 pages of wit of Gough Whitlam. From 1952 to 1975. A very rare book that is very hard to find. About The Dismissal 1975: The Opposition would not have been able to follow this course if the Senate elected in 1974 had remained intact. Although one of the two independents joined the Liberal Party the other Steele Hall was opposed to blocking supply and this would have been sufficient to prevent such a course being followed. The change in the composition of the Senate which made the constitutional crisis of 1975 possible was brought about by two appointments to fill vacancies in the Senate which under the Australian Constitution are made by the State Parliaments. Since the introduction of proportional representation for Senate elections in 1949 there had been a conv more advice

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Sex Prejudice and Politics - Junie Morosi Used paperback: .1975 edition good condition A biography of Junie Morosi and her view of the "Morosi affair" that resulted in the sacking of Jim Cairns as treasurer. About the author Junie Morosi Junie Morosi (born 26 July 1933) is an Australian businesswoman who became a public figure in the 1970s through her relationship with Dr Jim Cairns Deputy Prime Minister in the Whitlam Labor government. Morosi's appointment as Cairns's Principal Private Secretary and the nature of her relationship with him aroused intense media interest and the affair contributed to Cairns's eventual dismissal from office and the fall of the government. Early life Morosi was born in Shanghai China and educated in the Philippines. Her father was Italian and her mother Portuguese and both were of part-Ch extra

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Still Standing - Nicholas Whitlam - A Memoir Used Hardback - ex-library in good condition Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here Get other books about Margaret Whitlam click here In this revealing memoir Nicholas Whitlam provides a frank account of growing up in the Whitlam household and creating a family of his own his sporting aspirations and Harvard years as well as his professional career and the behind-the-scenes boardroom machinations of the NRMA. About Nicholas Whitlam Nicholas Richard Whitlam born 6 December 1945 is an Australian businessman the son of former Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam and Margaret Whitlam. He first became publicly prominent in 1981 when he was appointed chief executive of the State Bank of New South Wales. Subsequent roles include an investment banking partnership with Malcolm Turnbull Whitlam Turnbull Co and the chairmanship of the NRMA Group NRMA. Whitl related info

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The Unmaking of Gough - by Paul Kelly Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here Used paperback: .1976 edition in good condition fading to spine. On Remembrance Day 1975 the Governor-General of Australia Sir John Kerr sacked the Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. The Dismissal was the culmination of almost three years of political conflict as Whitlam's reforming Labor government rammed home overdue legislative reforms in the face of implacable and increasingly bitter conservative opposition. The focus of the Opposition's scheming was the Senate where its leaders blocked supply in order to force a political crisis. Whitlam famous for his 'crash through or crash' style refused to compromise with his pol details

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A Certain grandeur - Gough Whitlam in Politics Used hardback: .1977 edition good condition - dust jacket torn Graham Freudenberg sympathetic story of Gough Whitlam's rise as leader of the Labor Party and fall as Prime Minister dismissed by the Governor -General Sir John Kerr About the Author Graham Freudenberg (born 1934) is an Australian author and political speechwriter who worked in the Australian Labor Party for over forty years beginning when he was appointed Arthur Calwell's press secretary in June 1961. He has written over a thousand speeches for several leaders of the Australian Labor Party at both the New South Wales state and federal level. These have included Arthur Calwell Gough Whitlam Bob here

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Gough - A Moment in History - by Jenny Hocking (Brand New and in stock) Volume 1 (at a later date there will be a volume 2) Get other Books about Gough Whitlam click here Get other books about the 1975 dismissal click here This moment was not his alone nor could it ever have come about without him . . . Gough Whitlam turned to Graham Freudenberg touched him lightly on the shoulder saying 'It's been a long road Comrade but we're there' and walked out to meet the spotlight . . . Acclaimed biographer Professor Jenny Hocking's Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History is the first contemporary and definitive biographical study of the former Labor Prime Minister. From his childhood in the fledging city of Canberra to his first appearance as Prime Minister (playing Neville Chamberlain) to his extensive war servic find out more.....

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The Dismissal - by Paul Kelly Reprint of the Unmaking of Gough to tie in with 1983 TV mini-series Used paperback: .1983 edition in good condition On Remembrance Day 1975 the Governor-General of Australia Sir John Kerr sacked the Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. The Dismissal was the culmination of almost three years of political conflict as Whitlam's reforming Labor government rammed home overdue legislative reforms in the face of implacable and increasingly bitter conservative opposition. The focus of the Opposition's scheming was the Senate where its leaders blocked supply in order to force a political crisis. Whitlam famous for his 'crash through or crash' style refused to compromise with his political enemies. After consulting secretly with the Opposition Leader Malcolm Fraser and the Chief Justice Sir Garfield Barwick Kerr abruptly informed the PM that he had withdrawn his commission. Half an hour later Kerr swore Fraser in as 'caretaker Prime Minister'. At an election a month later the conservatives were returned to office. Controversy and recrimination followed. Many Australians including Whitlam himself believed he had been the victim of a coup. This is Paul Kellys view details

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The Leader - A Political Biography of Gough Whitlam - James Walter Used hardback: .1980 edition Dustjacket hard back book is in good condition - clean book tight binding - no other marks tears - no loose or missing pages The number of books written about the Whitlam Government and Whitlam himself have created a myth that feeds on itself. However James Walters approach in "the Leader" is quite unlike any previous commentator. It is in fact unique in Australian political science as the first sustained attempt to apply psychological theory to the career of an Australian Political leader About the subject Gough Whitlam Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC (born 11 July 1916) known as Gough Whitlam is an Australian former politician and 21st Prime Minister of Australia. After initially falling short of gaining enough seats to win government at the 1969 election Whitlam led the Labor Party in to government at the 1972 election after click on

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Killen - Inside Australian Politics - Jim Killen Used paperback: .1989 edition Paperback book is in good condition - clean book tight binding - - no other marks tears - no loose or missing pages Jim Killens Biography covering from the 1950s to the 1980s including the Dimissal of the Whitlam Goverment About the subject Jim Killen (Sir James Killen) Sir Denis James "Jim" Killen AC KCMG (23 November 1925 Dalby Queensland Australia - 12 January 2007 Brisbane Queensland Australia) was an Australian politician. Killen was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and the University of Queensland where he graduated in law. He served in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. After the war he worked on the land before returning to Brisbane. In 1949 he joined the new Liberal Party of Australia and became the founding president of the Queensland Young Liberals. In the 1955 election Killen was elected to the House of Representatives for the Brisbane seat of Moreton holding the seat until 1983.[1] He further data

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The Making of an Australian Prime Minister - Laurie Oakes and David Solomon Used paperback: .1973 edition paperback in average condition Gough Whitlams rise to power. The authors relate the Gough Whitlam story until his election in 1972. 317 pages including 8 pages of photographs. About the Author Gough Whitlam Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC known as Gough Whitlam is an Australian former politician and 21st Prime Minister of Australia. After initially falling short of gaining enough seats to win government at the 1969 election Whitlam led the Labor Party in to government at the 1972 election after 23 years of conservative government in Australia. After winning the 1974 election he was dismissed in 1975 by Governor-General Sir John Kerr following a protracted constitutional crisis caused by a refusal of opposition Coalition members to pass Supply Bills in the Australian Senate and lost the subsequent 1975 election. He is the only Australian Prime Minister to be dismissed by the Governor-General using reserve powers. Although his government spent a relatively short time in office many of the policies and institutions set up under it are still evident today such as Med click to go

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The Truth of the Matter - by Gough Whitlam Used paperback: .1979 edition (Good Condition) Get other books by and about Gough Whitlam click here On Remembrance Day 1975 the Governor-General of Australia Sir John Kerr sacked the Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. The Dismissal was the culmination of almost three years of political conflict as Whitlam's reforming Labor government rammed home overdue legislative reforms in the face of implacable and increasingly bitter conservative opposition. The focus of the Opposition's scheming was the Senate where its leaders blocked supply in order to force a political crisis. Whitlam famous for his 'crash through or crash' style refused to compromise with his political enemies. After consulting secretly with the Opposition Leader Malcolm Fraser and the Chief Justice Sir Garfield Barwick Kerr abruptly informed the PM that he had withdrawn his commission. Half an hour later Kerr swore Fraser in as 'caretaker Prime Minister'. At an election a month later the conservatives were returned to office. Controversy and recrimination followed. Many Aust link here

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The Quiet Revolution - Jim Cairns - Original 1972 edition Used paperback: .1972 edition average condition - coming away from spine First published before the eve of the historic election of the Australian Labor Party in 1972. About the subject Jim Cairns James Ford Cairns (4 October 1914 - 12 October 2003) Australian politician was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s and was briefly Deputy Prime Minister in the Whitlam government. He is best remembered as a leader of the movement against Australian involvement in the Vietnam War for his affair with Junie Morosi and for his later renunciation of conventional politics. He was also a prominent economist and a prolific writer on economic and social issues. Early days Jim Cairns was born in considerably more details

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It wasn't meant to be easy - Tamie Fraser in Canberra by Christina Hindhaugh Hardback 192 pages About Tamie Fraser Born in Adelaide Tamara Margaret Beggs grew up in western Victoria where her family (like Malcolm Fraser's) owned a grazing property. She attended Geelong Church of England Girls' Grammar School The Hermitage. In 1956 she married Fraser and the couple had four children. Tamie Fraser disliked public speaking and electioneering work but when her husband fell ill during the crucial election campaign of December 1975 after the dismissal of the Whitlam government she was required to represent him and speak on his behalf. Fraser was president of the Australiana Fund from 1978 to 1983. She is President of Australia's Open Garden Scheme.In 2004 she was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for her service to the community through fostering the recognition and preservation of Australian artistic achievement for initiating and promoting a range of activities to support people with disabilities and for support here

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On Australia's Constitution - by E.G. Whitlam (Gough Whitlam) Used paperback: .1977 edition (Good Condition) Widescope 1977. 374 p.. Get other books by and about Gough Whitlam click here A collection of speeches dating from 1957 to 1975 made by Gough Whitlam addressing the issue of Australias Constitution. Includes the Australian Labor Party policy speeches given by Gough Whitlam in 1972 1974 and 1975. About The Australian Constitution: The Constitution of Australia is the law under which the Australian Commonwealth Government operates. It consists of several documents. The most important is the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia. The Constitution was approved in referendums held over 1898 more tips

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The Confessions of Clyde Cameron 1913-1990 - as told to Daniel Connell Used hardback: .1990 edition in excellent condition hard cover book is in good condition - clean book tight binding - - no other marks tears - no loose or missing pages dustjacket - boards in excellent condition The Confessions of Clyde Cameron spans nearly eight decades of Australian social and political history. Whether Clyde Cameron is discussing his mother the Aboriginal Camerons getting paid for shearing his first sheep even though it died in his hands working the sheds along the river Darling as a union official corruption in the AWU his admiration for South Australian Liberal Premier Tom Playford Don Dunstan spurning his advice to change his accent and add more padding to the shoulders of his suit coats intervention into the Victorian Branch in 1970 his dismissal from the Ministry of Labour and Immigration or his recent career as an oral historian he presents full details

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The Dismissal - TV Mini - Series on DVD (Brand New and in stock) Region 4 DVD (Australia) - 2 Discs - 270 minutes The constituional crisis that eminated from the sacking of the Australian prime Minister Gough Whitlam on Nov 11 1975 still reverberates to this day. The 1983 mini-series from Kennedy Miller brings to life every extra-ordinary detail and still rates as one of the most watched television in Australia. The Dismissal features one of the best Australian casts ever assembled including Max Phipps John Mellion John Stanton Ruth Cracknell Bill Hunter John Hargraves Nancy Hayes Ed Devereaux Robyn Nevin and many more. About the Dismissal The crisis of 1975 might not have occurred had the Senate as elected in 1974 maintained its member status. The crisis was precipitated by the Senate delaying the Whitlam government's money (Supply) bill. Although one of the two independents Michael Townley joined the Liberal Party the othe more advice

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Out of the Wilderness - the return of Labor by Clem Lloyd and Gordon Reid Used paperback: .1974 edition (Good Condition rare) Get other books by and about Gough Whitlam click here The operation of the Whitlam Government from 1972 - 1974 when it faced a double dissolution election includes the "Gair Affair". About the Whitlam Government Whitlam took office with a majority in the House of Representatives but without control of the Senate (elected in 1967 and 1970). The Senate at that time consisted of ten members from each of the six states elected by proportional representation. The ALP parliamentary caucus chose the ministers but Whitlam was allowed to assign portfolios. A caucus meeting could not be held until after the final results came in on 15 December. In the meantime McMahon would rem more.....

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A Certain Grandeur - Gough Whitlam in Politics - signed A Certain Grandeur by Graham Freudenberg paperback signed by BOTH Gough Whitlam AND the Author (and Gough Whitlam's speech writer) Graham Freudenberg.. The paperback is in good condition with some slight cover damage and slight yellowing but otherwise probably unread. Graham Freudenberg sympathetic story of Gough Whitlam's rise as leader of the Labor Party and fall as Prime Minister dismissed by the Governor -General Sir John Kerr About the Author Graham Freudenberg (born 1934) is an Australian author and political speechwriter who worked in the Australian Labor Party for over forty years beginning when he was appointed Arthur Calwell's press secretary in June 1961. He has written over a thousand speeches for several leaders of the Australian Labor Party at both the New South Wales state and federal level. These have included Arthur Calwell Gough Whitlam Bob Hawke Neville Wran Barrie Unsworth and Bob Carr. In June 2005 he was inducted as related info

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November 1975 - by Paul Kelly The Inside Story of Australia's Greatest Political Crisis Used paperback: .1995 edition in good condition On Remembrance Day 1975 the Governor-General of Australia Sir John Kerr sacked the Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. The Dismissal was the culmination of almost three years of political conflict as Whitlam's reforming Labor government rammed home overdue legislative reforms in the face of implacable and increasingly bitter conservative opposition. The focus of the Opposition's scheming was the Senate where its leaders blocked supply in order to force a political crisis. Whitlam famous for his 'crash through or crash' style refused to compromise with his political enemies. Af full details

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The Whitlam Government 1972 - 1975 - Gough Whitlam Used paperback: .1985 edition in good condition - From the Dust Jacket - "A frank and expansive book by a literate and visionary statesman is a rarity. The Whitlam Government is such a rarity. "In this book Gough Whitlam not only draws a vivid portrait of three memorable years in Australia's history. He paints a broad and illuminating canvas of Australia as it was as it has become and as yet it might be. Whitlam brought Labor to power on 2 December 1972 after twenty-three years in the political wilderness with a commitment to change and reform summed up in the campaign call 'It's Time.' His Government was dismissed by the Governor-General Sir John Kerr in unprecedented circumstances on 11 November 1975. Accounts of the period published so far have emphasised 'a Goverment rich in personal and political drama not least of course in the manner of its destruction'. This book deals chiefly with policies their development and im click to go

The 1975 Australian constitutional crisis has-been described as the greatest political and constitutional crisis in Australian record. It culminated on 11 November 1975 using dismissal from company regarding the Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam associated with Australian work celebration, by Governor-General Sir John Kerr, who after that appointed the Leader for the Opposition, Malcolm Fraser, as caretaker Prime Minister.

Whitlam's work authorities was indeed elected in 1972 with a small majority inside your home of Representatives, however with the resistance managing the Senate. Another election in 1974 resulted in small modification. Whilst Whitlam federal government introduced many newer guidelines and programs, it had been furthermore rocked by scandals and political miscalculations. In October 1975, the Opposition made use of its control over the Senate to defer passage of appropriation bills, which finance government procedures and which was in fact passed by the home of associates. The resistance claimed that they would continue to do therefore unless Whitlam called an election the Household of associates and urged Kerr to dismiss Whitlam unless he decided to their requirements. Whitlam thought that Kerr wouldn't discount him, and Kerr did absolutely nothing to disabuse Whitlam with this notion.

On 11 November 1975, Whitlam meant to call a half-Senate election in an attempt to break the deadlock. When he visited seek Kerr's approval associated with the election, Kerr as an alternative dismissed him as Prime Minister and shortly thereafter set up Fraser in the spot. Performing quickly before all ALP parliamentarians became conscious of the change of federal government, Fraser and his allies could actually protected passing of the appropriation expenses, and Kerr dissolved Parliament for a double dissolution election. Fraser along with his authorities were came back with a huge vast majority when you look at the election presented the next month.

The events of Dismissal resulted in only lesser constitutional changes. The Senate retained its power to stop provide, and Governor-General the power to discount government ministers. However, these powers haven't since already been regularly force a government from company. Kerr had been widely criticised by ALP supporters for their actions, resigned early as Governor-General, and lived a lot of his continuing to be life overseas. Though Whitlam and Fraser later reconciled, Kerr, whom passed away in 1991, continues to be reviled in certain quarters.

Gough Whitlam's work authorities had been chosen in 1972 after 23 years of guideline by a coalition formed because of the Liberal and Country events. The ALP national enjoyed a nine-seat vast majority inside your home of associates, but would not manage the Senate. According to pre-election guarantees, they instituted a large number of plan changes, and offered much legislation. The Opposition, which however managed the Senate, allowed some Government expenses to pass through the Senate, and blocked other people.

In April 1974, faced with attempts by the resistance to impair provide within the Senate, Whitlam obtained the concurrence for the Governor-General, Sir Paul Hasluck, to a double dissolution. Work ended up being returned at the election on 18 May with a decreased Household almost all five seating. The Coalition and Labor each had 29 Senate seating, utilizing the balance of energy presented by two independents.

Hasluck was indeed Governor-General since 1969, and his term was soon because expire. Whitlam wished your to remain an additional couple of years, but Hasluck declined, citing his spouse's refusal to stay at Yarralumla longer than the initially assented five years. Whitlam offered the article to businessman Ken Myer, which turned it straight down. Whitlam then looked to Sir John Kerr, the Chief Justice of brand new Southern Wales. Kerr had been reluctant to quit the Chief Justiceship, which he meant to stays another a decade, when it comes to Governor-General's article, which usually lasted 5 years. At Kerr's demand, Whitlam informally consented that if both males remained in workplace in five years, Kerr will be reappointed. Whitlam in addition protected legislation to deal with Kerr's financial problems towards position, including authorising a pension for Governor-General or his widow. The top associated with the resistance, Billy Snedden, ended up being enthusiastic about the visit and also agreed to reappoint Kerr in 5 years, are he Prime Minister at the time. Kerr after that agreed to make the post, was duly appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, and was sworn in on 11 July 1974.

Six of the bills that had been the main topic of the dual dissolution are launched in Parliament a third some time, as you expected, are again denied by the Senate. Part 57 for the Constitution produces that, after a two fold dissolution election, if expenses that were refused twice because of the Senate in the previous parliament had been once again passed away by the Household and once more refused because of the Senate, they are able to after that be placed to a joint sitting of both homes. On 30 July, Whitlam gained Kerr's agreement for a joint sitting, that was ready for 6–7 August 1974. The shared sitting, the only one in Australia's record under area 57, passed away all six expense, such as the enabling legislation for Medibank.
On 10 October, the tall Court ruled your work passed during the combined sitting that offered the Australian Capital Territory additionally the Northern Territory two senators each ended up being valid. A half-Senate election needed to be held by June 1976; more senators-elect would take their particular seats on 1 July although territorial senators, and the ones filling area's and Bunton's seating would need their places simultaneously. The ruling intended it was possible for the ALP to get a temporary bulk into the Senate, about until 1 July 1976. To do this, the ALP would need to winnings industry's and Bunton's seats, and one chair in each territory, and also have the second work seat fall to either a Labor prospect or an unbiased, previous Liberal Prime Minister John Gorton, now estranged from their celebration. If this occurred, Labor will have a fruitful 33–31 margin, could pass supply if it was however a concern, also could go electoral redistribution legislation that would provide a bonus on after that election.

The reporter and writer Alan Reid explained the positioning associated with the authorities and Opposition as crisis became intense in mid-October:

While it is possibly an overstatement to explain the 1975 place as a selection between evils, neither of this two significant governmental groupings achieved the 15 October 1975 crunch position with entirely clean hands. Fraser therefore the Liberal-CP senators ... lacked the data to defer the Budget until the arrival within the Senate of Albert Patrick industry, whoever arrival was not because any decision because of the Australian voters but to a choice by among rulers, the Whitlam-hating Bjelke-Petersen ... Whitlam for his role have decided before the Budget is deferred to begin the bold, Cromwellian project of changing the Australian Constitution, not through the vote of mass electorate ... but through prodigious individual exertions backed by the support of their parliamentary supporters.

In aftermath for the tall courtroom ruling, and with the appropriation expense as a result of be looked at because of the Senate on 16 October, Fraser is undecided whether to prevent offer. Their biographer, Philip Ayres, contends which had there been no further national scandals, he would not have done this. Khemlani, however, had alleged that Connor have never ever revoked his expert to have financing and had held it's place in regular contact with your even into mid-1975. On Monday 13 October, the Melbourne Herald imprinted files in support of Khemlani's allegations, and on these day, Connor resigned. Fraser determined to block supply, convened a shadow closet meeting and obtained the unanimous help of this Coalition frontbench. At a press conference, Fraser cited poor people state of this economic climate while the continuing scandals as reasons for their choice. Minus the passing of fresh appropriations, offer would be fatigued on 30 November.

The Governor of Queensland, Sir Colin Hannah, provided an address denigrating the Whitlam national on 15 October, in breach associated with convention that condition governors stay basic. Hannah presented a dormant commission as Administrator associated with the Commonwealth to behave as Governor-General in case of Kerr's death, resignation, or absence from Australia. Whitlam instantly called Buckingham Palace to set up for Hannah's inactive fee to-be revoked, an activity which took ten times to accomplish. Although Whitlam later alleged that he never ever contemplated dismissing Kerr during crisis, on 16 October, while addressing Kerr and going to Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak, he told Kerr when the crisis continuing, "maybe it's a question of whether I have toward Queen first for your recall, or whether you obtain in earliest with my dismissal." Kerr saw the statement as a threat; Whitlam later reported the remark was "flippant" and made to change the conversation to another topic.

On 16 and 17 October, the Senate, using the unanimous help associated with the Coalition bulk, deferred the appropriation bills. The Coalition took the positioning that Kerr could dismiss Whitlam in the event that federal government cannot secure provide. Whitlam's former solicitor-general Bob Ellicott, now a Liberal person in your house, granted a legal opinion on 16 October stating that Governor-General have the power to discount Whitlam, and really should achieve this forthwith if Whitlam couldn't say exactly how however acquire supply. Ellicott indicated that Whitlam had been dealing with Kerr just as if he'd no discretion but to follow prime ministerial information, when in fact the Governor-General could and really should dismiss a ministry incapable of secure provide. Ellicott claimed that Kerr

should ask the Prime Minister in the event that Government are willing to advise him to break down the House of Representatives in addition to Senate or perhaps the Household of associates alone as a way of assuring your disagreement between your two homes are solved. If the Prime Minister does not want to manage often, its then available to the Governor-General to discount their current Ministers and look for other people who are quite ready to bring your the actual only real correct information available. This he should go to manage.

Kerr rang Whitlam on Sunday 19 October, asking authorization to talk to the Chief Justice for the High Court, Sir Garfield Barwick, in regards to the crisis. Whitlam suggested Kerr never to do this, noting that no Governor-General had consulted with a Chief Justice under comparable circumstances since 1914, whenever Australia is at a much previous phase of the lady constitutional developing. On 21 October, Kerr phoned Whitlam in connection with Ellicott viewpoint, and requested, "It's all bullshit, isn't it?". Whitlam conformed with Kerr's see. Kerr then requested that national provide him with a written appropriate advice rebutting Ellicott's vista. Kerr would see no penned guidance from national until 6 November. Journalist and creator Paul Kelly, which wrote two publications in the crisis, paints this delay as a major error by Whitlam, given Kerr's judicial back ground. Kerr furthermore expected on 21 October for Whitlam's permission to interview Fraser, that your Prime Minister readily issued, and the two males came across that night. Fraser told Kerr that the Opposition had been determined to prevent supply. Fraser suggested the resistance's choice to defer the appropriation expenses, in the place of beating all of them, is a tactical decision, since then the expenses would stay in the control over the Senate and could feel passed away at any time. He reported that Coalition decided utilizing the Ellicott viewpoint, and recommended to keep deferring supply while it anticipated events. The news are not informed regarding the substance of discussion, and rather reported that Kerr had reprimanded Fraser for preventing offer, resulting in the Governor-General's company to issue a denial.

Throughout the crisis, Kerr would not determine Whitlam of their increasing concerns, nor did he suggest that he may discount Whitlam. He thought nothing he stated would shape Whitlam, and dreaded that, if Whitlam understood him as a possible adversary, the Prime Minister would procure his dismissal from Queen. Consequently, though Kerr handled Whitlam in an affable way, he couldn't confide his reasoning towards Prime Minister. Labor Senator Tony Mulvihill later on relating that "Whitlam would get back to each caucus conference and state, 'we saw their Excellency ... No worry. He's surely got to get it done their way.' ... never performed he hint that Governor-General ended up being frowning."

There clearly was intense general public interest and issue on stalemate, and Fraser along with his Liberals acted to shore up assistance. Liberal frontbenchers worked to construct unity for strategy in condition organisations. The former longtime premiere of South Australian Continent Sir Thomas Playford was talking out resistant to the blocking of supply, causing Southern Australian Continent Senator Don Jessop to waver inside the help for the tactic. Fraser was able to co-ordinate a wave of communications from celebration customers which supported to neutralise both men. Fraser looked for the backing of the retired longtime Liberal Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, and decided to go to read Menzies in person, using with him a 1947 declaration by Menzies supporting the blocking of supply in the upper home associated with Victorian Parliament. He didn't have to utilize the papers; Menzies reported he discovered the tactic distasteful, but in this case needed. The former Prime Minister released a statement to get Fraser's tactics.

Kerr welcomed Whitlam and Minister for Labour Senator Jim McClelland to meal on 30 October, straight away preceding an exec Council conference. At that dinner, Kerr suggested a potential compromise. If the Opposition had been to permit supply to pass through, Whitlam wouldn't advise a half-Senate election until might or Summer 1976, and Senate will never convene until 1 July, hence obviating the danger of a possible temporary Labor majority. Whitlam, who had been determined to ruin both Fraser's management while the Senate's straight to stop provide, refused any compromise.

At 9 a.m. on 11 November, Whitlam, along with deputy prime minister Frank Crean and commander of your home Fred Daly, satisfied with all the Liberal and Country party management. No compromise could possibly be achieved. Whitlam informed the Coalition management he will be advising Kerr to keep a half-Senate election on 13 December, and then he would not be looking for interim provide for stage before the election. Thinking it unlikely that Kerr would give the election without provide, Fraser warned Whitlam that the Governor-General will make up their own notice towards point. Whitlam was dismissive and following the conference broke, telephoned Kerr to tell your that he recommended an appointment to advise him to put on a half-Senate election. Both men had been busy each day, Kerr with Remembrance time commemorations, and Whitlam with a caucus meeting and a censure movement inside your home which the Opposition had posted. Both talked about a gathering for 1:00 p.m., though Kerr's office later on labeled as Whitlam's and confirmed the full time as 12:45. Word-of this modification did not get to the Prime Minister. Whitlam revealed the obtain a half-Senate election to his caucus, which authorized they.

After reading from Whitlam, Kerr labeled as Fraser. Based on Fraser, Kerr requested him whether he, if commissioned Prime Minister, could protected provide, would immediately after that advise a double-dissolution election, and would refrain from brand-new guidelines and research associated with Whitlam Government pending the election. Fraser claimed he assented. Kerr denied the exchange were held via phone, though both males concur those questions had been expected later inside time before Kerr commissioned Fraser as Prime Minister. According to Kerr, Fraser was designed to arrived at Yarralumla at 1.00 pm.

Whitlam ended up being delayed in leaving Parliament residence, while Fraser kept slightly very early, with the consequences that Fraser attained Yarralumla very first. He was taken into an anteroom, and his automobile is moved. Whitlam preserved that the function in going Fraser's vehicle would be to make sure that the Prime Minister wasn't tipped down by seeing they, stating, "Had we known Mr. Fraser was already there, i might not need put leg in Yarralumla." Kelly doubted Whitlam would have recognised Fraser's automobile, that has been a regular Ford LTD from the car pool. Relating to Fraser biographer Philip Ayres, "A white car pulled up at the front end would signify little in particular—it would just take the way in which".

Whitlam came prior to 1:00 p.m. and ended up being taken up to Kerr's workplace by an aide. He introduced with him the formal letter advising a half-Senate election, and following the two guys were sitting, attemptedto give it to Kerr. Inside their accounts of the meeting, both males concur that Kerr after that informed Whitlam that his payment as Prime Minister had been withdrawn under part 64 associated with the Constitution, and handed him a letter and report of causes. Kerr later published that at this time, Whitlam surely got to their feet, looked over the office's phones, and stated, "i need to speak to the Palace at the same time." Whitlam, but disputed this, and stated he asked Kerr if he'd consulted the Palace, that Kerr responded which he didn't should, hence he'd the guidance of Barwick. Both reports agree that Kerr after that reported that they would both have to stay with this, to which Whitlam responded, "you should." The dismissal concluded with Kerr desiring Whitlam luck when you look at the election, and promoting his hand, which the former Prime Minister took.

After Whitlam kept, Kerr labeled as in Fraser, informed your of this dismissal, and requested if however form a caretaker authorities, that Fraser conformed. Fraser later claimed that his overwhelming feeling at information is relief. Fraser left to come back to Parliament Household, where he conferred with Coalition frontrunners, while Kerr accompanied the luncheon celebration that were waiting around for your, apologising to their visitors and offering the excuse which he was hectic dismissing the us government.

Whitlam gone back to the Prime Minister's abode, The Lodge, in which he'd meal. As their aides came, he informed them of his sacking. Whitlam drafted an answer the home, articulating self-confidence in the authorities. No ALP Senate leaders had been in the Lodge, nor did Whitlam along with his celebration communications some if they drove back again to Parliament residence, confining their particular technique to your house of Representatives.

Ahead of Whitlam's dismissal, the work management decided to establish a motion that Senate pass the appropriation expense. With ALP senators unaware of Whitlam's sacking, that plan moved ahead. Senator Doug McClelland, management of this ALP authorities's business within the Senate, informed Coalition Senate leader Reg Withers of work's intent at about 1.30. Withers then attended a leadership meeting and read of Fraser's session; he assured the latest Prime Minister he could protected offer. If the Senate convened, the ALP Senate frontrunner, Ken Wriedt, made the movement. Whilst Wriedt did therefore, he was told your authorities have been sacked, which he in the beginning declined to believe. Authoritative term did not achieve Wriedt until 2.15 pm, in which time it absolutely was far too late to withdraw the movement and as an alternative impair their celebration's appropriation costs to impede Fraser. At 2.24 pm, Labor's appropriation expense passed away the Senate, rewarding Fraser's first guarantee.

In the home, desultory discussion on Fraser's censure movement finished with-it becoming amended because of the ALP vast majority into a condemnation of Fraser and passed. By 2.34 pm, whenever Fraser rose and revealed which he was commissioned as Prime Minister, word-of the dismissal have spread through residence. Fraser launched their intent to advise a double dissolution, and relocated that the Household adjourn. His movement was beaten. Fraser's new national suffered duplicated defeats in the House, which passed a motion of no esteem in him, and expected the Speaker, Gordon Scholes, to urge the Governor-General to recommission Whitlam. Scholes was informed that a scheduled appointment is probably not possible that day, but after saying he would reconvene your house and inform them of the refusal, was given a scheduled appointment with Kerr for 4.45 pm.
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Protest in George road, Sydney, away from Sydney Town hallway, about 6.45 pm 11 November 1975 appropriate reports associated with dismissal.

Because of the appropriation expenses accepted by both homes, these people were sent up to Yarralumla in which Kerr provided them Royal Assent. With provide assured, then he received Fraser, just who advised your that 21 expenses which was in fact launched since the last election satisfied the two fold dissolution arrangements of part 57. Fraser expected that both Houses feel dissolved for an election on 13 December. Kerr finalized the proclamation dissolving Parliament, and delivered his authoritative Secretary, David Smith, to proclaim the dissolution from the front methods of Parliament residence.

At 4.45, Kerr received Scholes, and informed him for the dissolution. Kerr had written that "nothing more of relevance" took place amongst the two males, but by Scholes's account, he accused Kerr of bad belief for making a scheduled appointment to get the Speaker, and maybe not waiting to know from your before dissolving Parliament. Whitlam later on claimed that it would-have-been better for Scholes to make the appropriation bills with your, in the place of having them sent forward.

Even as Scholes and Kerr talked, Smith hit Parliament residence. The dismissal is at that time openly recognized, and an aggravated group of ALP followers had collected, completing the procedures and spilling over both to the roadway and into Parliament residence it self. Most demonstrators had been ALP staffers; other individuals are from Australian nationwide college. Smith ended up being obligated to submit Parliament home through a side home and also make his solution to the methods from the inside. He browse the proclamation, although the boos for the audience drowned your out, and determined using conventional "Jesus help save the Queen". Former Prime Minister Whitlam, who was simply located behind Smith, after that resolved the group:

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