jan 28, 1967 - Constitution Alteration Bill
Prime Minister Harold Holt announces that the Constitution Alteration Bill has passed in both Houses of Parliament allowing for a referendum to be called on whether or not Australia should change the wording of the constitution. The date is set for 27 May 1967. The constitution is formally changed on 10 August 1967.
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1967 referendum and the events leading up 1901-1967
history assessment civil rights