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Palace letters: Australian high court allows release of Queen’s secret correspondence before Whitlam dismissal

Historian Jenny Hocking wins landmark case after campaigning for release of secret letters between monarch and then Australian governor general...

The historian Jenny Hocking has won a landmark high court case in her bid to secure sensitive correspondence between the Queen and former Australian…

  • Christopher Knaus and Naaman Zhou
  • The Guardian

The high court on Friday ruled that the commonwealth was wrong to withhold the so-called “palace letters”, a series of more than 200 exchanges between…

Hocking is now calling on the National Archives of Australia to immediately release the 211 letters, saying the public deserves to know the full history of the…

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