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Jenny Hocking

Audio interview

What do the secret Lionel Murphy files reveal?

Documents relating to an inquiry conducted more than thirty years ago, into bribery allegations against Lionel Murphy, have been made public.
Commentary

The Whitlam dismissal: three issues that still divide historians after 40 years

The dismissal of Gough Whitlam's Labor government brought an end to the political deadlock of 1975, but not the controversy surrounding it. Political biographers Jenny Hocking and Margaret Simons talk through some of the issues that remain contentious, four decades on. • On Remembrance Day...
Report

The Anti-Terrorism Bill (No 2) 2005: When scrutiny, secrecy and security collide

Jenny Hocking surveys the main provisions of the new anti-terror measures and assesses their potential impact on political scrutiny and debate.