Text of former High Court Chief Justice Sir Anthony Mason's account of his discussions with Sir John Kerr. It offers an extraordinary insight into a series of discussions between then Justice Mason and Kerr. Mason disputes certain elements of Kerr's account but largely confirms it.
Posts published in August 2012
A second extract from Jenny Hocking's about-to-be-released second volume biography of Gough Whitlam has been published today in Fairfax newspapers. The extract deals with Rupert Murdoch's role in the Iraki breakfast affair.
Video of Gough Whitlam commenting on and recommending the second volume of Jenny Hocking's biography of his life.
Gough Whitlam's biographer, Jenny Hocking, has revealed hitherto unknown details of the role played by High Court Justice Sir Anthony Mason in the Whitlam dismissal. She discusses Mason's involvement in a video posted on Fairfax websites.