- The Leader informs readers of the Conscription Referendum to be held on 28 October. Polling booths will be open from 8am until 8pm. Division Of Calare Referendum 1916
Are you in favor of the Government having, in this grave emergency, the same compulsory powers over citizens in regard to requiring their military service, for the term of this war, outside the Common wealth, as It now has in regard to military service within the Commonwealth?
- Henry Bert Hart enlists
- Avid anti-conscriptionist, James Paton of Millthorpe, issues a public challenge to conscriptionists: