1894 in Australia
1893 in Australia,
other events of 1894,
1895 in Australiaand the Timeline of Australian history.
*Premier of New South Wales -
George Dibbs(until August 2) then George Reid
*Premier of South Australia -
*Premier of Queensland -
*Premier of Tasmania -
Henry Dobson(until April 14) then Edward Braddon
Premier of Western Australia- John Forrest
*Premier of Victoria - James Patterson (until September 27) then George Turner
* January - A cyclone hits the north west of
Western Australia, killing approximately 50 persons
June 28- A Colonial Conference held in Ottawa, Canada, resolves to lay a telegraph cable between Canada and Australia.
October 22- Martha Needleis hanged in Melbourne Gaolfor the poisoning of her husband, and three children, in an attempt to obtain money from insurance policies.
November 10- Jandamarra, an Indigenous Australianof the Bunubapeople, leads one of the few armed insurrections against Europeans.
December 18- South Australiais the first colony to give women equal franchise with men.
Australian Workers Unionis formed from the joining of the Amalgamated Shearers Union of Australia and the General Labourers Union
cience & Technology
Arts and literature
* The novel "Seven Little Australians" is published by
* "Patron" wins the
* South Australia wins the Sheffield Shield
April 13– Arthur Fadden(d. 1973), Prime Minister of Australia
April 30– H.V. Evatt(d. 1965), politician
August 25– Nick Winter(d. 1955), Australian athlete
December 20– Robert Menzies(d. 1978), Prime Minister of Australia
February 17- John Alexander MacPherson(b. 1833), Premier of Victoria
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