1. Surfer Stephanie Gilmore winning her seventh world title.
2. A protester standing behind Andrew Nolch, who was convicted of defacing a memorial to murdered Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon.
3. Australia's childcare workers, more than 90% of whom are women, marching for equal pay.
4. A Queensland mother after shielding her baby from a hailstorm.
5. Beryl Holmes, who has been campaigning for abortion law reform since 1972, speaking at a rally days before Queensland voted to decriminalise the procedure.
6. Labor's Senate leader Penny Wong unleashing on the government after her party's bill to scrap laws that allow religious schools to kick out LGBT students was delayed until next year.
7. Leetona Dungay, whose son David Dungay – a 26-year-old Aboriginal man from Kempsey – died while in custody at Long Bay Hospital, is waiting for the coronial inquest into his death to make a ruling.
8. Actor Eryn Jean Norvill after giving evidence in the Geoffrey Rush defamation case in Sydney.
9. Young woman Kayna Fichadia skipping school to march with thousands of students demanding action on climate change.
10. Australian women's captain Meg Lanning celebrating after her team beat England to win the World Twenty20 championship.
11. These CCTV images were taken after safe-access zone legislation was enacted in NSW and show spaces outside a Sydney abortion clinic (previously occupied with religious protestors).
12. AFL player Rory Sloane posted this picture with his wife Bel after their baby Leo was stillborn.
13. A tackle during the inaugural Women's State of Origin match between the NSW Blues and Queensland Maroons.
14. A woman at one of the candlelit vigils held around the country to remember the 30 women who had died violently by June.
15. Christine Forster (sister of former prime minister and anti-marriage equality proponent Tony Abbott) and Virginia Edwards showing their rings as they leave their wedding reception, a few months after same-sex marriage was legalised in Australia.
16. Invasion Day rally organiser Tarneen Onus-Williams addressing a crowd on January 26.
17. Australia's first all-girl robotics team travelled to Houston in the United States to compete at an international science and technology championship.
18. Queensland politician Brittany Lauga after she became the first woman to breastfeed her baby in the state's parliament.
19. Yellow Wiggle and endometriosis sufferer Emma Watkins smiling at the launch of Australia's national action plan on the condition.
20. Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts, one of the Aboriginal women speaking out against adoption laws she said would lead to another Stolen Generation, protesting outside NSW parliament house.
21. Former prime minister Julia Gillard unveiling her portrait with Tony Abbott.
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