/ 06 May 2024

6 May 2024

Public holidays – NT (May Day) & QLD (Labour Day) 

10.00am (AEST) – Trial set to begin for Justin Stein over the murder of 9yo Charlise Mutten at luxe property Wildenstein in the NSW Blue Mountains – Sydney

10.00am (AEST) – Sentencing for army whistleblower David McBride, who leaked details of alleged war crimes committed by Aussie soldiers to the ABC – Canberra

7.00pm (AEST) – Boxing: WBO bantamweight Aussie world champ Jason Moloney to take on Japan’s Yoshiki Takei – Tokyo

Last days to see the Eta Aquariids meteor shower (one for the early birds up tomorrow from 3am til dawn)

Monetary Policy Decision meeting (on until 7 May)

Brisbane Street Art Festival (until 21 May)

International No Diet Day 

Sauvignon Blanc Day

No Homework Day

Birthdays for Tony Blair (1953), George Clooney (1961) and Prince Archie (2019)

Anniversary of:

  • George V being made King of Great Britain after the death of his father Edward VII (1910)
  • Michael Jackson and the Bee Gees being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1997)
  • the founding of SpaceX by Elon Musk (2002)
  • King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla being crowned in the first coronation service in the UK in 70 years (2023)

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