The Citizen Initiated Referenda Act 1993
Stage 1 - Starting a Referendum
To start a referendum, give your written proposal to the Clerk of the House of Representatives. The proposal must include:
- your name
- the name of your contact representative or spokesperson (if you have one)
- a contact address for you or your representative or spokesperson (if you have one)
- a draft of the proposed wording for the petition
- a draft of the petition collection form.
You must also give the Clerk the $500 fee.