Australian referendum, 1913 (Monopolies)

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Constitution Alteration (Nationalisation of Monopolies) 1912 was an Australian referendum held in the 1913 referendums which sought to alter the Australian Constitution to give the Commonwealth legislative power in respect to monopolies.

Question[edit]

Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled 'Constitution Alteration (Nationalisation of Monopolies) 1912'?

Results[edit]

Result
State On

rolls

Ballots

issued

For Against Informal
 %  %
New South Wales 1,036,187 717,855 301,192  %46.85 341,724  %53.15 73,683
Victoria 830,391 626,861 287,379  %49.07 298,326  %50.93 40,828
Queensland 363,082 280,525 139,019  %54.17 117,609  %45.83 23,676
South Australia 244,026 195,463 91,411  %51.26 86,915  %48.74 16,920
Western Australia 179,784 132,149 64,988  %53.19 57,184  %46.81 9,644
Tasmania 106,746 80,398 33,176  %45.22 40,189  %54.78 6,907
Total for Commonwealth 2,760,216 2,033,251 917,165  %49.33 941,947  %50.67 171,658
Obtained majority in three States and an overall minority of 24,782 votes.
Not carried

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