‘“A royal green light”: the Palace, the Governor-General and the dismissal of the Whitlam Government‘, Pearls and Irritations, 23 October 2017
Contrary to the accepted story that the Queen was not involved in the dismissal of the Whitlam Government in 1975, it is now clear that the Palace had a significant role in the process. Those involved, in Australia and in Britain, kept this involvement hidden from the Australian people in a process of collusion, deception and artifice.
The latest instalment from Professor Hocking, accompanying an updated edition of her book, The Dismissal Dossier. An earlier post. Professor Hocking is the biographer of Gough Whitlam.