David Smith

John Kerr and the Dismissal: A Response to Jenny Hocking

2017-05-10T12:40:47+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australian historians – Professor Jenny Hocking especially – have largely taken Gough Whitlam’s side in his dismissal by Governor General Sir John Kerr in November 1975. Sir David Smith played a key role in this controversial affair – as the Governor General’s Official Secretary, serving over his time at Yarralumla Sir Paul Hasluck, Sir John [...]

John Kerr and the Dismissal: A Response to Jenny Hocking

2019-01-02T14:57:23+11:00Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Please note the change of venue:  Clayton Utz Seminar Room, Level 13, 1 Bligh Street (corner Bent Street), Sydney Speaker(s): David Smith Date: 2013-01-30 Venue: Clayton Utz Seminar Room, Level 13, 1 Bligh Street (corner Bent Street), Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm

The Whitlam Government, The Dismissal and all that: Four Views

2017-04-21T17:30:12+10:00Categories: Function|Tags: , , , , |

Speaker(s): Ann Curthoys|David Smith|Ian Hancock|Michael Sexton Date: 2005-11-08 Venue: Clayton Utz Seminar Room, Level 30, 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney Time: 6:00pm (arrive at 5:30pm)