Full text of the statement from Sir Robert Menzies supporting the blocking of Supply by the Senate.
Audio of Malcolm Fraser’s interview on Channel 7’s This Week, October 19, 1975.
Text and audio of Gough Whitlam’s Channel 7’s weekly address and transcript of Channel 9 address – October 19, 1975.
Audio of interview with Liberal MP Bob Ellicott on the powers and responsibilities of the Governor-General. The interview took place on Channel 9’s Federal File.
A selection of audio clips from the first full day of the constitutional crisis, including comments by John Gorton and remarks at a reception for the Malaysian prime minister.
Audio of the ABC’s AM program reporting on the blocking of Supply on October 16, 1975.
Front page of The Age, October 16, 1975.
The front page of the Melbourne Sun the day after Malcolm Fraser announced that the Opposition would block the government’s Budget in the Senate.
An overview of the events of October 15, 1975, the day that the Federal Opposition, led by Malcolm Fraser, decided to block the Supply bills in the Senate until such time as Prime Minister Gough Whitlam called an election.
Labor fumbling and inept, says Queensland Governor Sir Colin Hannah – The Age, October 16, 1975, page 1.