/ 21 May 2024

21 May 2024

10.15am (ACST) – Women’s Soccer: Announcement of the Matildas squad for the upcoming series against Chile – Adelaide

11.00am (AWST) – Mediation in defamation case brought by Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds against Brittany Higgins and David Sharaz – Perth

11.30am (AEST) – Australia’s Taekwondo team to be named for the Paris Olympics – Melbourne

11.45am (AEST) – Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers to give a post-Budget business address – Sydney

11.45pm (AEST) – Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure Danny Pearson will give the Victorian infrastructure address – Melbourne 

ABS Data Release – Monthly Employee Earnings Indicator; March

Republican and Democratic primaries in Kentucky and Oregon

2024 International Man Booker Prize Award winner announced

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

World Meditation Day

International Tea Day 

Start of Kidney Health Week (until May 27)

Birthdays for Leo Sayer (1948), Mr T (1952), Noel Fielding (1973), Gotye (1980), and Kayla Itsines (1991)

Anniversary of

  • aviator Charles Lindbergh becoming the first person to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic (1927)
  • Amelia Earhart becoming the first woman to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic (1932)
  • the birthday of rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (1972)
  • the Labor party led by Anthony Albanese winning the federal election (2022)

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