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Australian referendum, 1913 (Monopolies)
Constitution Alteration (Nationalisation of Monopolies) 1912 sought to give the Commonwealth Parliament power to make laws with respect to monopolies. The question was put to a referendum in the Australian referendum, 1913.
Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled 'Constitution Alteration (Nationalisation of Monopolies) 1912'?
|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|
|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.|
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