The resignation of the Governor-General: family drama and national reproduction
Baird, Barbara Jean
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Peter Hollingworth resigned his position as Governor-General of Australia in May 2003 more than three years short of the term for which he had been appointed. His resignation came after nearly eighteen months of controversy over how he had handled cases of the sexual abuse of children while in his previous job as Archbishop of the Brisbane Diocese of the Anglican Church and the release of a report of a church inquiry which found him culpable.