Vale Queen Elizabeth II

When Queen Elizabeth II died in September 2022, David Rowe reminded us of one of the more controversial Australian events in which Her Majesty had been caught up: the dismissal of Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in November 1975. Two years after the letters exchanged between Governor-General Sir John Kerr and the Palace were released, some historians and commentators still have questions regarding exactly how much the Queen knew at the time.