Formed in Victoria by Henrietta Dugdale and Annie Lowe, this was the first women's suffrage society created in Australia. Its goal was to achieve the same voting/political rights that men had at this time.
Women gain the vote in South Australia
Women were given the same right as men in terms of voting. Women in property could also vote in Legislative Council elections but it wasn't until 1959 that women could stand for the upper House of parliament.
Women gain the vote in Western Australia
Under much the same circumstances surrounding that of South Australia.
Australian Consitution assented to by Queen Victoria
Women gain the vote in NSW
Women's Federation formed
First women stand for federal parliament elections