In 1995, the Office for the Status of Women published a follow up to its 1988 work, Community Attitudes to Violence Against Women. This important piece of research demonstrated that there was still a large proportion of the population who had unhelpful attitudes about violence against women. (Source: Australian Institute of Criminology).
- 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