Gough Whitlam

Words between Queen and PMs should remain private, palace says | Australia news

Conversations between the Queen, British prime ministers and governors general should remain private, Buckingham Palace said, as letters released after a four-year court battle proved the monarch played no part in the

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‘Better for Her Majesty not to know’: palace letters reveal Queen’s role in sacking of Australian PM Whitlam | Australia news

Secret correspondence between Buckingham Palace and the governor general of Australia reveal discussion of a “last resort” option to dismiss then prime minister Gough Whitlam, but the final decision on the sacking

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Palace letters: high court ruling paves the way for release of Queen’s secret correspondence before 1975 Whitlam dismissal | Australia news

The historian Jenny Hocking has won a landmark high court case in her bid to secure sensitive correspondence between the Queen and former Australian governor general Sir John Kerr about the dismissal

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