Memo by ID Emerton recounting the events of 11 November 1975

Memo by ID Emerton recounting the events of 11 November 1975

ID Emerton was Acting First Assistant Secretary of the Prime Minister's Department on 11 November 1975.

Following the dismissal of the Whitlam government, he assisted in the preparation of the documents necessary to dissolve both Houses of Parliament.

In this memo he recounts the events leading up to the proclamation of the double dissolution by the Governor-General.

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