The Women’s Coalition Against Family Violence published an influential book called ‘Blood on Whose Hands?’ and responded to the issue of domestic murders. They also raised awareness about other issues, such as mail order brides.
- 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