Alexandra Hasluck's insistence that Sir Paul Hasluck give up his position as Governor-General may have changed the course of Australian history.
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Gough Whitlam's speech to the Whitlam Institute on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Joint Sitting of the Commonwealth Parliament in August 1974.
On the 20th anniversary of the Dismissal, Whitlam spoke at a commemorative dinner at the now Old Parliament House in Canberra. It deals with many of the constitutional and political issues raised by the Dismissal, including the role played by the High Court Chief Justice Sir Garfield Barwick.
Text of Governor-General Sir Paul Hasluck's proclamation of a double dissolution of the Federal Parliament. Includes audio of the Governor-General's Official Secretary, David Smith, reading the proclamation on the steps of Parliament House.