1974 Australian referendum (Local Government Bodies)
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The Constitution Alteration (Local Government Bodies) 1974 was an Australian referendum held in the 1974 referendums which sought to amend the Australian constitution to allow the Commonwealth to grant financial assistance to local government body, and to borrow money on their behalf.
Proposed law entitled "An Act to alter the Constitution to enable the Commonwealth to borrow money for, and to grant financial assistance to, local government bodies".
Do you approve the proposed law?
|New South Wales||2,834,558||2,702,903||1,350,274||50.79%||1,308,039||49.21%||44,590|
|Obtained majority in one State and an overall minority of 458,053 votes.|