I became a republican the day that governor-general John Kerr sacked Australia’s prime minister Gough Whitlam in 1975. I was certain that Kerr could not have made such a decision without approval from Queen Elizabeth II – and I did not agree with our head of government being decided by someone living in another country.
|Publisher||The Sydney Morning Herald|
|Number of pages||4|
|Place of Publication||Sydney, NSW|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Sep 2022|