Women, migrants and indigenous rights

  • first female regesterd doctor constance stone

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    womans rights

  • fedaration starts

  • the leadup to fedaration

  • The Lead Up to Federation

  • The Early Years of Federation1901–1914

  • Australia’s six colonies came together as the Commonwealth of Australia,a federated self-governing member of the British Empire.

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    Immigration to Australia During the 20th Century –Historical Impacts on Immigration Intake, Population Size and Population Composition

  • women now can vote

  • firt female parlement candidate

  • residents natruliser

  • All residents who had previously been ‘Naturalised’

  • The Federal Government took control of all immigration

  • Australia grew rapidly until the onset of World War One

  • maternity allowance act

  • women in world war 1

  • World War One1914–1918

  • first female police officers

  • minimum wage for women

  • Between World War One andThe Great Depression1919–1929

  • first woman to be elected to parlement edith cowan

  • founding the cwa

  • The Great Depression1929–1937

  • World War Two1939–1945

  • widows pentions were introdused

  • First women elected to fedral parlement

  • Post War Resettlement1945–1965

  • Arthur Calwell, the first Minister for Immigration, established the Federal Department of Immigration.

  • Immigration Restriction Act 1901

  • Work began on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

  • Net Overseas Migration reached a record high of 153,685

  • New assisted passage schemes were agreed with the Netherlands and Italy.

  • The Government allowed Japanese wives of Australian servicemen to be admitted

  • The Government allowed Japanese wives of Australian servicemen to be admitted

  • General Assisted Passage Schemes were introduced for people fromthe USA, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

  • General Assisted Passage Schemes were introduced for people fromthe USA, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

  • Australia’s millionth post-war immigrant arrived

  • To encourage more British migration, the ‘Bring out a Briton’ campaign was launched

  • Australian citizens could now sponsor non-European spouses and unmarried minor children for migration

  • all aberiginal women can vote

  • Conditions of entry for people of mixed descent were further relaxed

  • New migration agreements with West Germany and the Netherlands were signed and anew ICEM agreement was negotiated with Malta

  • an Australian author wrote the female eunech

  • first woman to head the govorment

  • first aboriginal woman to win a gold medal

  • eqal opportunity for women in the workplace

  • first deputy woman prime minester

  • first female govornor general