Australia's History

  • Port Phillip District Settlement

    The Port Phillip District of New South Wales officially opened for settlement.
  • Eureka Stockade

    A rebellion where goldfield workers (diggers) burnt a mass amount of miners licenses as protest to the government/s miners license policies at the time.
  • Secret Ballot

    Voters gained the right to cast their electoral vote in private.
  • Federation

    Australia officially became a nation.
  • Women's Right to Vote

    Women aged 21 and over gained the right to vote in elections.
  • Multiculturalism

    Both chambers of Parliament endorsed an act supporting multiculturalism and denounced racial intolerance.