Australian referendum, 1937 (Aviation)
Constitution Alteration (Aviation) 1936 was an Australian referendum held in the 1937 referendums which sought to alter the Australian Constitution to give the Commonwealth legislative power with respect to air navigation and aircraft.
Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled 'Constitution Alteration (Aviation) 1936'?
|New South Wales||1,550,947||1,461,860||664,589||47.25||741,821||52.75||55,450||No|
|Total for Commonwealth||3,980,728||3,744,363||1,924,946||53.56||1,669,062||46.44||150,355||Yes|
|Obtained majority in two States and an overall majority of 255,884 votes.|
This was one of the few instances where an overall majority was overridden by not having a majority of states.
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