Practise voting - Referendum

Updated: 9 March 2016

At a referendum, you will receive a ballot paper with the proposed alteration to the Constitution on it, followed by a question asking if you approve the proposed alteration. On the referendum ballot paper you need to indicate your vote by clearly writing:

  • 'YES' in the box if you approve the proposed alteration, OR
  • 'NO' in the box if you do not approve the proposed alteration.

Commonwealth of Australia

BALLOT PAPER

State/territory


Referendum on proposed Constitution alteration

DIRECTIONS TO VOTER

Write "YES" or "NO" in the space provided opposite the question set out below.


A PROPOSED LAW:

There would be a description of the proposed constitutional change here.

Do you approve this proposed alteration?

WRITE "YES"
OR "NO"