1960s

  • 1960

    1960
    Heat waves kills 11 in Central Australia and 13 in Sydney
  • 1961

    1961
  • 1962

    1962
    Perth: Philip Magalnir becomes the first Australian Aborigine to vote under the new Commonwealth electoral laws granting voting rights to Aborigines
  • 1963

    1963
    Wimbledon: Margaret Smith becomes the first Australian woman to win the Women's Singles tennis championship
  • 1964

    1964
    The Beatles tour Australia
  • 1965

    1965
  • 1966

    1966
  • 1967

    1967
  • 1968

    1968
  • 1969

    1969
    Artist Norman Lindsay dies at 90