/ 05 June 2024

5 June 2024

10.30am (AEST) – Australian diving Olympic trials – Adelaide

12.00pm (AEST) – Tickets for Cold Chisel – The 50th Anniversary Tour go on general sale

12.30pm (AEST) – Launch of the 20th Lowy Institute Poll: Australian attitudes to the world – Sydney

12.30pm (AEST) – Michael Miller EC of News Corp Australasia will Address the National Press Club of Australia on “Australia and Global Tech: time for a reset”

12.45pm (AEST) – Public hearing into Challenges and Opportunities in the Australian Live Music Industry – Canberra

8.05pm (AEST) –  State of Origin Game 1: New South Wales Blues v Queensland Maroons – Sydney, and watch on Channel 9

11.00pm (AEST) – The first session of Sylvester Stallone’s personal watch collection auction (with a second session 4 hrs later) – New York

Tennis: French Open – Alex de Minaur takes on Alexander Zverev in the quarterfinals – Paris

Australian Olympic Committee media conference ahead of the Paris Olympics

ABS Data Release – Australian National Accounts: National Income, March

The 71st Sydney Film Festival starts

Global Running Day 

World Environment Day  

International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing 

Veggie Burger Day

Birthdays for Mark Wahlberg (1971) and Lara Worthington (1987)

Anniversary of:

  • the assassination of Robert F Kennedy (1968)
  • the official beginning of the AIDS epidemic, when the US Centre for Disease Control reported on pneumonia affecting five homosexual men in LA (1981)
  • the deaths of Ronald Reagan (2004) and Kate Spade (2018)
  • Kathleen Folbigg walking free from 20 years in prison after an inquiry found that her children could have died from natural causes (2023)

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