In July 1994, the inaugural “Women in Agriculture International Conference” was held at the University of Melbourne, encouraging discussion on public rural issues. This was the largest agricultural farming conference held in Australia at that time, with 850 women from 33 different countries attending.
- Ayor Makur Chuot is elected to be Australia’s first South Sudanese MP
- Nyadol Nyuon becomes the first African Australian woman to be appointed the chairperson of a national multicultural peak body in Australia
- June Oscar AO becomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
- Women’s March
- Fiona Simson elected first female president of National Farmers Federation