Legislative Council Chamber

Part 6. But who got to vote?

Click on these links for Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 In August, 1851, when the English Parliament passed the Australian Constitutions Act it confirmed legislative powers on VDL. A blended legislative council could now be established: part nominated, part elected. 16 electorates were declared, dividing Read more…