/ 21 February 2024

21 February 2024

12.30pm (AEDT) – Chris Jordan AO will address the National Press Club on all things tax

5.10pm (AEDT) – Men’s Cricket First T20I – Australia v New Zealand – Wellington 

11.00pm (AEDT) – Men’s Hockey FIH Pro League – Australia v Spain – India 

ABS Data Release – Wage Price Index, December quarter

Company Results – Rio Tinto; Stockland; Santos; Woolworths; The Star

International Mother Language Day

Birthdays for director Jordan Peele (1979), actor Elliot Page (1987), actor Sophie Turner (1996)

Anniversary of:

  • the publication of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ The Communist Manifesto (1848) and the first issue of New Yorker magazine (1925)
  • the birthdays of singer Nina Simone (1933) and actor Alan Rickman (1946)
  • the assassination of civil rights activist Malcolm X (1965)
  • Richard Nixon becoming the first US President to visit China, normalising relations between the countries in a meeting with Chinese leader Mao Zedong in Beijing (1972)
  • Australia reopening its international borders for fully vaccinated tourists (2022)

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