/ 09 May 2024

9 May 2024

8.30 (AEST) – Defence Force Chief General Angus Campbell, Aussie Astronaut Katherine Bennell-Pegg, and General B. Chance Saltzmann of the US Space Force to address the Air and Space Power Conference – Canberra 

9.30 (AEST) – Water polo: The Aussie women’s water polo team to be named for the Paris Olympics – Sydney

4.00pm (AWST) – WA State Budget to be handed down – Perth

6.00pm (AEST) – Australian Book Industry Awards – Melbourne

Europe Day 

Victory Day – Russia

National Moscato Day

Anniversary of:

  • the opening of the first Parliament of Australia (1901)
  • the US becoming the first country to legalise the birth control pill (1960)
  • Nelson Mandela becoming President of South Africa (1994)
  • Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the first budget surplus in 15 years (2023)

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