In 1995, the Office for the Status of Women published a follow up to its 1988 work, Community Attitudes to Violence Against Women. This important piece of research demonstrated that there was still a large proportion of the population who had unhelpful attitudes about violence against women. (Source: Australian Institute of Criminology).
- June Oscar AO becomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
- Women’s March
- Linda Burney becomes first Aboriginal woman elected to House of Representatives
- COAG Advisory Panel on Violence against Women and their Children makes its report
- Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence releases final report