The National Crime Prevention Survey in 2001 found that one in seven teenage boys thought it was acceptable to make a girl have sex with them if she had flirted with them.
- 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