Australian referendum, 1977


Australian referendum, 1977

The 1977 Australian Referendum was held on 21 May 1977. It contained four referendum questions and one plebiscite.

Referendums:

* (33) Simultaneous Elections
* (34) Senate Casual Vacancies "(carried)"
* (35) Referendums "(carried)"
* (36) Retirement of Judges "(carried)"

Plebiscite:

* (3) National Song "(Advance Australia Fair)"

This referendum had a particularly strong 'Yes' vote. All but one of the referendum questions was carried, and the only one to not be carried had a clear national majority, but was held back by not achieving a majority of the states. No referendum since then has been successful.


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