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					                     The Australian Constitution
                           Referendums


To change the Australian Constitution, each proposed alteration must
be approved by a Double Majority of voters in a referendum
                    A referendum IS passed when:




          YES                                           YES
                                                                         NO
                                                                                     YES


                                                                                           NO
                                                                                     YES
A national majority                                    A majority (more than           YES
(more than half)                                       half) of voters in at least
of voters from all                                     four of the six States
States and Territories                                 vote ‘YES’
vote ‘YES’
                         The votes of people living in the ACT, the NT and
                         any of Australia’s external territories count
                         towards the national majority only

                  A referendum is NOT passed when:



                                    and/or
           NO                                           NO
                                                                          NO
                                                                                      NO


                                                                                       YES
                                                                                     YES
A national majority                                    A majority (more than          YES
(more than half)                                       half) of voters in at
of voters from all                                     least three States
States and Territories                                 vote ‘NO’
vote ‘NO’

				
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