Section 127 (Repealed)

Repealed text:

In reckoning the numbers of the people of the Commonwealth, or of a State or other part of the Commonwealth, aboriginal natives shall not be counted.


  • Elisa Arcioni, "Excluding Indigenous Australians from "The People": A Reconsideration of Sections 25 and 127 of the Constitution" (2012) 40 Federal Law Review 1 (pdf)

  • Greg Taylor, "A History of Section 127 of the Constitution" (2016) 42 Monash University Law Review 206 (pdf)