Election held on 2 December 1972
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'
|Party Name||First preference vote n||First preference vote share %||Change from previous election %||Seats won n||Uncontested seats held n||Seat share %|
|Australian Labor Party||43,280||56.21||-11.52||1||0||100.00|
|Democratic Labor Party||2,758||3.58||*||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||737||0.96||+0.13|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Gerard Newman, Federal Election Results 1949-2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information and Research Services, Research Paper 9 2001-02, 2002 (ISSN 13287478).