Amongst other things, Bob Hawke said that the Whitlam government had failed to communicate with the electorate. Where have we heard that before?
Posts published in “Year: 1975”
Even in 1975, tabloid newspapers were strident in their views. This is how the Sunday Observer reacted to Whitlam's massive defeat in the December election.
A selection of audio clips from the post-Dismissal 1975 Federal Election campaign.
Front page of The Sun: Laurie Oakes reports that former leader Snedden and current leader Fraser disagreed about spending cuts.
Full text and audio of Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser's 1975 Election Policy Speech.
Audio of Doug Anthony's policy speech on behalf of the Country Party for the 1975 Federal Election.
Full text and audio of Gough Whitlam's 1975 election policy speech, delivered at Festival Hall in Melbourne.
Text of a letter from the Queen's Private Secretary to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Gordon Scholes.
A selection of audio clips from the constitutional crisis: October 15-November 12, 1975.
Image and full text of the Vice-Regal notice published on November 12, 1975.