Ah 1975. Gough, Kerr, Fraser. The upheaval, the turmoil, the dismissal. It would be easy to get the sense the Canberra press pack sometimes wishes for those heady days to return, when you read about events like those that transpired in the House of Representatives yesterday afternoon.
What happened in the House yesterday?
So just what the hell happened in the house yesterday and were we really a bee's you-know-what from returning to the political crisis of 1975? Crikey spoke with press gallery legend and editor of Inside Canberra Rob Chalmers, who was there in 1975.