1919 Australian referendum (Legislative Powers)
The Constitution Alteration (Legislative Powers) Bill 1919, was an unsuccessful Australian referendum held in the 1919 referendums which sought to alter the Australian Constitution to temporarily extend Commonwealth legislative powers with respect to trade and commerce, corporations, industrial matters and trusts. The 1919 referendums was held in conjunction with the 1919 federal election.
Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled 'Constitution Alteration (Legislative Powers) 1919'?
|New South Wales||1,079,439||717,565||259,751||39.95%||390,450||60.05%||67,132|
|Total for Commonwealth||2,849,862||2,032,937||911,357||49.65%||924,160||50.35%||195,394|
|Obtained majority in three States and an overall minority of 12,803 votes.|
- "Constitution Alteration (Legislative Powers) Bill 1919". Retrieved 22 April 2019 – via legislation.gov.au.
- Handbook of the 44th Parliament (2014) "Part 5 - Referendums and Plebiscites - Referendum results". Parliamentary Library of Australia. Archived from the original on 29 September 2017..
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