Australian referendum, 1926 (Industry and Commerce)
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Constitution Alteration (Industry and Commerce) 1926 was an Australian referendum held in the 1926 referendums which sought to alter the Australian Constitution to extend the Commonwealth legislative power in respect to corporations, and to give it the power to make laws with respect to trusts and combinations in restraint of trade, trade unions and employer associations.
Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled 'Constitution Alteration (Industry and Commerce) 1926'?
|New South Wales||1,241,635||1,131,656||566,973||51.53%||533,284||48.47%||31,399||Yes|
|Total for Commonwealth||3,254,952||2,964,384||1,247,088||43.50%||1,619,655||56.50%||97,641||No|
|Obtained majority in two States and an overall minority of 372,567 votes.|
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