/ 05 July 2024

5 July 2024

9.30am (AEST) – BMX and Mountain biking teams for the Paris Olympics to be announced – Gold Coast

10.00am (AEST) – Queensland LNP Convention – Coalition leader Peter Dutton and Nationals leader David Littleproud to speak (on until 7 July) – Brisbane

10.00am (AEST) – Motorsport: Supercars 2024 NTI Townsville 500 (until 7 July) – Townsville, Qld

10.30am (AEST) – Archery: The Aussie archery team heading to the Paris Olympics to be named – Sydney

7.30pm (AEST) – Women’s basketball: Opals v China in the second of 2 pre-Olympics friendlies – Melbourne and watch on Kayo

9.05pm (AEST) – Cycling: Tour de France, stage 7, Nuits-Saint-Georges to Gevrey-Chambertin (a short one at 26km), and watch on SBS

NSW, ACT, SA, and Tassie schools finish up Term 2

UK election results to begin coming through

ABS Data Release – Monthly Household Spending Indicator; May

Independence Day in Venezuela and Algeria

Anniversary of:

  • the launch of famous luncheon meat Spam (1937)
  • the launch of the modern bikini (1946)
  • the premiere of Seinfeld (originally titled The Seinfeld Chronicles) (1989)
  • the founding of Amazon by Jeff Bezos (1994)
  • the WHO announcing the containment of SARS after affecting 26 countries and resulting in 774 deaths (2003)
  • the release of Somebody That I Used to Know by Gotye featuring Kimbra (2011)
  • the release of an FBI report stating Hillary Clinton was “extremely careless” handling classified emails, but doesn’t recommend prosecution (2016)

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