An even view!
On 8th December 1973 the Federal Labor Government held a referendum on
The Australian electors voted No to both questions.
Prime Minister Gough Whitlam was faced with Opposition Leader Billy
Snedden. The ACTU also took an active interest in the debate with President Bob Hawke also playing his part.
- That the government have legislative power over prices.
- That the government have legislative power over incomes.