/ 30 May 2024

30 May 2024

9.00am (AEST) – Gas Energy Australia National Forum with the theme, Renewable Gas: Changing the Game – Melbourne

9.30am (AEST) – The Mint to release commemorative Paris Olympic/Paralympic coins – Canberra

10.00am (AEST) – Knitting Nanas and Friends to host a Kitchen Table Cabinet discussing climate change with MPs over a cuppa – Canberra

10.00am (AEST) – First District Court sentencing mention for bus driver Brett Button who has pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving occasioning death in relation to the fatal wedding crash in regional NSW – Newcastle

12.00am (ACST) – NT Chief Minister Eva Lawler will give the State of the Territory address – Darwin

From 7.00pm (AEST) – Tennis: French Open – Alex de Minaur v Jaume Munar of Spain – Paris, and watch on 9Gem 

11.15pm (AEST) – Hockey: Women’s FIH Pro League – Australia v Argentina – Belgium

UK Parliament is dissolved – marking the official end of the current parliament

ABS data release – building approvals, April

World MS Day 

International Day of the Potato 

Birthdays for Tom Morello (1964), Idina Menzel (1971), Cee-Lo Green (1974)

Anniversary of:

  • Joan of Arc being burned at the stake in France after being condemned as a heretic (1431)
  • the publication of Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
  • Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson’s divorce (1996)
  • Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to jail for 11 years after defrauding investors with her blood-testing company Theranos (2023)

12.30am (AEST) – Hockey: Men’s FIH Pro League – Australia v Argentina – Belgium

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