Australians were asked to vote on whether men in National Service could be deployed to fight in World War One.
The 1946 referendum led to the pharmaceutical benefits scheme and the beginnings of universal healthcare.
In 1999 Australia voted no to replacing the Queen as our head of state with a president.
The 1928 referendum asked Australians to change the way finances were managed by the Commonwealth and states.
The Museum of Australian Democracy acknowledges Australia's First Nations peoples as the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We respectfully acknowledge the role that First Nations people continue to play in shaping Australia's democracy. We also acknowledge the Ngunnawal, Ngunawal and Ngambri peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the region in which MoAD is located.