1946 Australian referendum

The 1946 Australian Referendum was held on 28 September 1946. It contained three referendum questions.

Results [1]
Question NSW Vic Qld SA WA Tas States in favour Voters in favour Result
(20) Social Services Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 6:0 54.4% Carried
(21) Marketing Yes Yes No No Yes No 3:3 50.6% Not carried
(22) Industrial Employment Yes Yes No No Yes No 3:3 50.3% Not carried

The referendum was held in conjunction with the 1946 federal election.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Handbook of the 44th Parliament (2014) "Part 5 - Referendums and Plebiscites - Referendum results". Parliamentary Library of Australia..

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