The Family Law Act 1975 was amended in 1991 to include provision on the handling of child abuse allegations in custody and access proceedings. (Source Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra).
- 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