Australian referendum, 1913 (Corporations)

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Constitution Alteration (Corporations) 1912 was an Australian referendum held in the 1913 referendums which sought to alter the Australian Constitution to extend the Commonwealth legislative power in respect to corporations.

Question[edit]

Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled "Constitution Alteration (Corporations) 1912"?

Results[edit]

Result
State On rolls Ballots issued For Against Informal
 %  %
New South Wales 1,036,187 717,855 317,668 46.79 361,255 53.21 37,676
Victoria 830,391 626,861 298,479 49.14 308,915 50.86 19,139
Queensland 363,082 280,525 146,936 54.31 123,632 45.69 9,736
South Australia 244,026 195,463 96,309 51.34 91,273 48.66 7,664
Western Australia 179,784 132,149 66,595 52.84 59,445 47.16 5,776
Tasmania 106,746 80,398 34,724 45.08 42,304 54.92 3,244
Total for Commonwealth 2,760,216 2,033,251 960,711 49.33 986,824 50.67 83,235
Obtained majority in three States and an overall minority of 26,113 votes.
Not carried

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