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11.00am (AEDT) – Australian Open Tennis – Ash Barty v Karolína Muchová – Melbourne
12.30pm (AEDT) – Minderoo Foundation’s Nicola Forrest, CEO of Thrive by Five Jay Weatherill, and former Australian of the Year Fiona Stanley address the National Press Club – Canberra
7.30pm (AEDT) – Australian Open Tennis – Rafael Nadal v Stefanos Tsitsipas – Melbourne
Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi expected to face court via videoconference on charges brought against her by the military
ABS Data Release – Overseas Arrivals and Departures, December; Livestock Products, December
Presidents’ Day in the US
Independence day – Kosovo
Birthdays for Michael Jordan (1963), Paris Hilton (1981), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1982) and Ed Sheeran (1991)
• the birthday of Banjo Patterson (1864)
• the world’s first superhero The Phantom making his first appearance in comics (1936)
• General Motors announcing it will be retiring the Holden brand (2020)
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