The first of the Married Women’s Property Acts to be passed successively in the Australian States to give married women the same legal position regarding property as unmarried women was enacted in SA.
- 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