/ 11 June 2024

11 June 2024

10.00am (AEST) – Closing arguments to be delivered in the trial of Gregory Lynn, accused of murdering campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay – Melbourne

10.00am (AEST) – Swimming: Australian Olympic and Paralympic trials (until 15 June) – Brisbane

7.40pm (AWST) – Soccer: FIFA World Cup qualifier, Australia v Palestine – Perth and watch on Channel 10/10play …broadcast starts 9.40pm (AEST) for the east coast

The Queensland Budget for 2024/25 will be handed down

ABS Data Release – Monthly Business Turnover Indicator; April; Total Value of Dwellings; March quarter

Birthdays for Hugh Laurie (1959), Peter Dinklage (1969), and Shia LaBeouf (1986)

Anniversary of:

  • the marriage of King Henry VIII to his first wife Catherine of Aragon (1509)
  • Captain James Cook happening upon the Great Barrier Reef (1770)
  • Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức’s self-immolation at a Saigon intersection, creating one of the Vietnam War’s most iconic images (1963)
  • Margaret Thatcher becoming the first UK PM in 160 years to win a 3rd consecutive term (1987)
  • the premiere of Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Jurassic Park (1993)
  • The tragic Hunter Valley wedding bus crash that killed 10 people (2023)

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