In 1889, Louisa Lawson wrote “Will it be believed, a hundred years hence, that such a state of things existed?”. Louisa Lawson wasn’t talking about women getting the vote. She was talking about violence against women.
- 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