Timeline


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2011
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2004
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02
The Health Costs of Violence: Measuring the burden of disease caused by intimate partner violence published
“VicHealth published important research The Health Costs of Violence: Measuring the burden of disease caused ...”
01
Access Economics reports that domestic violence costs the Australian economy $8.1 billion per year
“This ground breaking report, found that the total annual cost of domestic violence in 2002–03 ...”
2003
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2001
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Jan
04
WWDA wins Australian Human Rights Award
“WWDA was named the National Winner of the Australian Human Rights Award. The judges were ...”
2000
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1999
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1997
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1996
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02
New gun control legislation introduced
“Australia’s gun control legislative reform in response to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre was a ...”
1995
Dec
23
01
Women With Disabilities Australia established
“Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) was incorporated in 1995 and evolved from the National Women's ...”
Mar
1994
Jun
23
Inaugural “Women in Agriculture International Conference” held in Melbourne
“In July 1994, the inaugural “Women in Agriculture International Conference” was held at the University ...”
Legal status of women in agriculture was changed to that of “farmers”
“In 1994, the legal status of women in agriculture was changed to that of “farmers.””
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) collected information about women on farms for the first time
Apr
1993
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1992
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1991
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1990
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1989
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1988
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02
Domestic Violence Attitude Survey published
“In 1988, the Office of the Status of Women in the Department of The Prime ...”
National Agenda For Women named violence as a major issue
“The then Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, launched the first National Agenda for Women in 1988, ...”
1987
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1986
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1985
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02
Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) established
“National data shows that the major cause of women’s and children’s homelessness is domestic and ...”
First National Conference on Domestic Violence
“In 1985 the Australian Institute of Criminology hosted a National Conference on Domestic Violence, formulating ...”
1984
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1983
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1981
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1979
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1978
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1976
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1975
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1974
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1973
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01
Supporting Mother's Benefit introduced
“In 1973 supporting mother's benefit was introduced for single mothers not entitled to widow's pension. ...”
1972
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1971
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1970
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1969
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1966
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01
Married women allowed to work in the Commonwealth Public Service
“The bar on employment of married women in the Commonwealth Public Service was abolished in ...”
1962
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1959
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1950
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1947
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1943
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1915
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1912
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1911
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1908
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1907
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1903
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1902
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Women must resign from working in the public service upon marriage
“The Public Service Act 1902 explicitly required women to resign upon marriage, but allowed for ...”
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1883
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