Sir John Kerr Breaks His Silence And Talks To Geoffrey Robertson

In 1987, Sir John Kerr broke his silence and appeared on ABC television in conversation with Geoffrey Robertson, in a program called Talking Shop.

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Kerr and Robertson canvassed some of the issues concerning the Dismissal, including the question of his possible dismissal by Whitlam. Kerr dismisses the idea that he should have warned Whitlam of the possibility of his removal. [Read more…]

Fraser Appoints Kerr Ambassador To UNESCO

Two months after he relinquished the position of Governor-General, Sir John Kerr was appointed Australian Ambassador to UNESCO.

Fraser announced the appointment on February 9, 1978. Kerr’s position with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, based in Paris, was due to commence on March 2. [Read more…]