Essays Tagged: "Malcolm Fraser"

Assess the Significance of the 'Constitutional Crisis of 1975' on Australian Politics Today.

hat the Casual Senate Vacancies convention was breached. It led to a hostile senate. In March 1975, Malcolm Fraser displaced Billy Snedden as Opposition leader and it was then in October 1975 that Fra ... d that it would block supply. This triggered a DD and the ALP was re-elected. Then in October 1975, Malcolm Fraser, the new Opposition leader, announced that the Senate would again block supply. This ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The 1975 Constitutional Crisis - The Whitlam Dismissal

esign from the Cabinet. After the resignation of Rex Connor in October 1975, the Opposition Leader, Malcolm Fraser, announced that the Senate would defer passage of the Supply Bills until Whitlam call ... ervative politician, the ALP lost control of the Senate. The way was now open for opposition leader Malcolm Fraser to do what he had promised to do if 'extraordinary and reprehensible circumstances' e ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

An Overview Of The Whitlam Dismissal

-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr, dismissed Mr Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister and appointed Mr Malcolm Fraser as a caretaker Prime Minister.The dismissal was the most dramatic event in the histor ... by a young Paul Keating.After the resignation of Rex Connor in October 1975, the Opposition Leader, Malcolm Fraser, announced that the Senate would defer passage of the Supply Bills until Whitlam call ...

(5 pages) 68 3 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

"Explain the impact that the dismissal of Gough Whitlam and the labour party has had on the civic life of Australia in the twentieth century."

ervative politician, the ALP lost control of the Senate. The way was now open for opposition leader Malcolm Fraser to do what he had promised to do if 'extraordinary and reprehensible circumstances' e ... ded any "reprehensible circumstances" that would force him to do so. When the loans scandals broke, Malcolm Fraser saw his chance to bring down the Labor Government. Attempting to raise $4 billion dol ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

11th of November, 1975 when Government General Tells Gough to Go: Whitlam's Dismissal

. Whitlam’s government now had no money to run the country. The Leader of the Liberal Opposition, Malcolm Fraser, knowing that the Governor General had developed grudge against Whitlam, even though ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Sir John Kerr- Whitlam Dismissal

er 1975, he ended the constitutional crisis by dismissing Whitlam as Prime Minister, and appointing Malcolm Fraser, leader of the Liberal Party as caretaker Prime Minister. Later that afternoon the su ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Sir John Kerr and the Whitlam Dismissal

-General, Sir John Kerr dismissed Whitlam from his position. He appointed the Liberal party leader, Malcolm Fraser as caretaker Prime Minister until the next elections which were held 2 months later. ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Describe the constitutional crisis of 1975, and the fall of the Witlam government.

eneral of Australia, Sir John Kerr, dismissed Mr. Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister and appointed Mr. Malcolm Fraser as Prime Minister. This dismissal was the most dramatic event in Australian federatio ... Gough Whitlam, while he was trying to call a half senate election, and appointed opposition leader Malcolm Fraser as a care taker prime minister. This appointment was on the condition that supply wou ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Dismissal of Gough Whitlam

e governor-general sacked Whitlam’s Labor government and called for a general election placing Malcolm Fraser, leader of the Liberal/Country Party opposition in as caretaker prime minister until ... vernment was not responsible for these issues they were blamed for having no answer to the problems.Malcolm Fraser, leader of the Liberal opposition believed these reasons showed Labors inability to g ...

(2 pages) 1435 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History