Section 26: Representatives in first Parliament

Notwithstanding anything in section twenty-four, the number of members to be chosen in each State at the first election shall be as follows:

New South Wales: twenty-three;

Victoria: twenty;

Queensland: eight;

South Australia: six;

Tasmania: five;

Provided that if Western Australia is an Original State, the numbers shall be as follows:

New South Wales: twenty-six;

Victoria: twenty-three;

Queensland: nine;

South Australia: seven;

Western Australia: five;

Tasmania: five.