/ 06 June 2024

6 June 2024

10.00am (ACST) – Launch of first First Nations-owned solar microgrid in Marlinja, NT

10.30am (AEST) – Former Jetstar pilot Greg Lynn to testify in his own defence today in the murder case of campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay – Melbourne

10.30am (AEST) – Mens Cricket: ICC T20 World Cup – Aus v Oman – Barbados and watch on Prime  

3.30pm (AEST) – Governor General David Hurley to attend the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, to be attended by King Charles and beginning early morning local time – corresponding to the exact hour the Allies arrived – Normandy, France

7.45pm (AEST) – Women’s State of Origin Game 2: New South Wales Blues v Queensland Maroons  – Newcastle, and watch on 9Now

8.45pm (AEST) – Men’s Soccer World Cup qualifier – Bangladesh v Australia – Bangladesh and watch on Paramount+

SA Budget day

European State Parliament Election (on until June 9)

ABS Data Release – International Trade in Goods, April; Corrective Services, March quarter 

Queensland Day marking the day the Sunshine State was established as a separate colony from New South Wales (1859)

Sweden’s National Day

Russian Language Day 

World Pest Day

Anniversary of:

  • the patenting of the electric iron by New Yorker Henry Seely (1882)
  • the beginning of D-Day as the Allies land in Normandy, France (1944)
  • the release of video game Tetris by Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov (1984)
  • the premiere of Sex and the City (1998)

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