/ 26 March 2024

26 March 2024

8.00am (AEDT) – Surfing: WSL Championship Tour, Rip Curl Pro – Bells Beach (to 5 April)

12.30pm (AEDT) – WGEA CEO Mary Wooldridge will address the National Press Club on accelerating gender equality in workplaces – Canberra

7.45pm (AEDT) – Men’s soccer 2026 World Cup qualifier – Socceroos v Lebanon – Canberra, and broadcast live on Ten/10 Play

10.00pm (AEDT) – Australian Bravery Decorations to be announced by the Governor General 

ABS Data Release – Regional population, 2022-23

Purple Day for Epilepsy

Independence Day in Bangladesh

Birthdays for Nancy Pelosi (1940), Bob Woodward (1943), Diana Ross (1944), and Keira Knightley (1985)

Anniversary of:

  • the deaths of Beethoven (1827) and Walt Whitman (1892)
  • Boris Yeltsin becoming Russia’s first President (1989)
  • the Schengen Treaty taking effect (1995)
  • And filmmaker James Cameron becoming the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth, in more than 50 years (2012)

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