The 1908 ‘Trust the Women’ suffrage banner was carried by the Australian contingent in the women’s suffrage processions in London in 1908 and 1911. The banner (pictured) was painted by artist Dora Meeson Coates.
- 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