1 January – The Duchess of York's sister, Jane Makim, marries for a second time in a cliff-top ceremony in Sydney. The ceremony, conducted by a female celebrant, took place at the exclusive Jonah's Restaurant.
The Queensland Minerals and Energy Minister, Mr Tom McGrady, announces that an inquiry will be held into an accident at a central Queensland open cut coal mine in which two men were killed and another two seriously injured.
August – Wollemia nobilis, a "fossil tree", is discovered by bushwalker David Noble only 150 km from Sydney.
7 August – Victoria Police officers raid Tasty, a predominantly gay nightclub in Melbourne. Club patrons are detained and strip-searched for several hours, resulting in a landmark class action legal case.
28 August – Australia finishes Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada with a record 87 gold medals.
2 March – Rumours of a breakway competition reported after relations deteriorate between the Brisbane Broncos & the NSWRL
10 March – First day of the Australian Track & Field Championships for the 1993–1994 season, which are held at the Sydney Athletic Field in Sydney. The combined events championships were conducted in Canberra on 17 and 18 March 1994.
23 May – Queensland stage heart-stopping fightback in the last five minutes of the 1994 State of Origin series' 1st game. After coming from 12–4 down, winger Mark Coyne scores match-winner in final minute.
8 June – 87,161 people-an Australian rugby league record-turn out at the MCG for State of Origin II. NSW win 14–0.
25 September – Canberra captain & rugby league legend Mal Meninga ends club career on winning note when he leads Canberra to a comprehensive 36–12 defeat of Canterbury Bulldogs in the NSWRL Grand Final. His playing career would finish two months later when he led the Kanagroos on a successful tour of Great Britain & France.