29 April 1961

ISSUE: An Act to Abolish the Legislative Council to provide that another Legislative Council shall not be created, constituted or established nor shall any Chamber, Assembly or House, other than the Legislative Assembly, designed to form part of the Legislative Parliament of New south Wales, be created, constituted or established until a bill for the purpose has been approved by the electors in a referendum to amend the Constitution Act, 1902 and certain other Acts; and for purposes connected therewith.

Returns from 94 electoral districts.

Yes 802,512
No 1,089,193
Total Formal 1,891,705
Informal 49,352
Total Votes 1,941,057

Issue decided in the negative.