The Kerr Papers

On the 11th November, 1975, the then governor-general, Sir John Kerr,  dismissed the government headed by Gough Whitlam. He did so to resolve a political and economic crisis brought to a head by the Liberal/Country Party opposition voting to refuse supply in the Senate. These are letters and opinions in relation to the 1975 Crisis.

Below is a documentary by Sky News broadcast on Sunday 19 July, 2020. In the broadcast, ARM director, Sandy Biar states "It is clear through this process that John Kerr did make the decision himself ..."


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