Were any other Prime Ministers sacked apart from Whitlam?
Mr Whitlam speaks on the steps of Old Parliament House, Canberra, after his dismissal.
Australian Information Service, National Library of Australia, an 24355082
This black and white photo shows former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam talking into a number of microphones. People crowd around him. He is standing on the steps of (Old) Parliament House.
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The Australian Government led by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam is the only one to be dismissed from office by the Governor-General.
On the 11 November 1975, the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, used his reserve powers to terminate Mr Whitlam’s commission as Prime Minister.