/ 01 October 2023

1 October 2023

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2.00am (AEST) – Clocks go forward by an hour for those who observe Daylight Saving

11.30am (AEDT) – Women’s Cricket – First T20 – Australia v West Indies – Sydney

3.55pm (AEDT) – NRLW Grand Final – Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans – Sydney

7.30pm (AEDT) – NRL Grand Final – Brisbane Broncos v Penrith Panthers – Sydney

National days for China, Cyprus, Tuvalu, Nigeria, Palau and Guinea

International Day of Older Persons

Start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Start of Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness
(until 7 October)

International Coffee Day

World Vegetarian Day

International Raccoon Appreciation Day

Birthdays for Julie Andrews (1935), Theresa May (1956), and Brie Larson (1989),

Anniversary of:

  • the first publication of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women (1868), National Geographic magazine (1888) and the Little Golden Books series (1942)
  • Henry Ford introducing the Model T car (1908)
  • The Beach Boys recording their debut single Surfin’ USA, introducing a new musical style (1961)
  • the start of the Howard Government’s gun buyback scheme, following the Port Arthur Massacre (1996)
  • the deadliest mass shooting in US history when a gunman kills 58 people at a concert in Las Vegas (2017)

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