Author(s): Sybil Nolan
The dismissal of Gough Whitlam's Labor government on November 11, 1975, was stunning news to most Australians, whichever side of the political divide they inhabited. This work recalls the events of November 11, 1975, and the days and weeks that followed.
Sybil Nolan is a Commissioning Editor at MUP and a former journalist for The Australian, The Age, Brisbane Courier Mail and Brisbane Daily Sun. The 30 contributors are from both sides of the political fence and from all states of Australia. They include: Bob Hawke-former Prime Minister and leader of the Trade Union at the time of Whitlam's dismissal. Michael Gawenda-former editor in chief of The Age. John Button-former senator and influential during Hawke and Keating era. Mike Steketee-senior Australian journalist Michelle Grattan-political editor at The Age. Bob Ellis-former political speech writer for Kim Beazley, Bob Carr and Mark Latham. He is the author of seventeen books.