/ 21 March 2024

21 March 2024

9.25am (AEDT) – Black Dog Institute, launch of new PTSD guidelines for emergency services workers –  Sydney

10.45am (AEDT) – Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix begins (on until 24 March)

2.30pm (AEDT) – Women’s cricket ODI Australia v Bangladesh – Bangladesh 

8.10pm (AEDT) – Men’s soccer second round of Olympic qualifiers – Socceroos v Lebanon – Sydney, and broadcast live on 10 Bold, 10 Play and Paramount+

ABS Data Release – Labour Force, February; National, State and Territory Population, September 2023

National Close the Gap Day

International Astrology Day

Harmony Day

World Down Syndrome Day 

International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 

World Poetry Day 

International Day of Forests 

International Day of Nowruz, or Persian New Year

Birthdays for Gary Oldman (1958), Matthew Broderick (1962), and Rosie O’Donnell (1962)

Anniversary of:

  • the death of Pocahontas (1617)
  • Persia officially being renamed Iran (1935)
  • the wedding of actors Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall (1945)
  • Ethiopia abolishing its monarchy after 3,000 years (1975)
  • Russia annexing the Crimean Peninsula (2014)
  • And, the fifth and final member – Patrick Willmott – was found guilty of Plutus Payroll’s $105 million tax fraud, the largest tax fraud case in Australia (2023)

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