Milestones for Australian Women since 1975

September 23, 2015

(Photo: Margaret Whitlam (centre) at a conference in Canberra for International Women’s Day 1975)

ABC News Online

By Virginia Haussegger


In 1975 the United Nations held its first World Conference on Women in Mexico City to coincide with International Women’s Year and the United Nations Decade for Women.

Here are some key milestones and flashbacks in the journey to gender equality in Australia since that conference.

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