/ 17 February 2021

Squiz the day

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

Ash Wednesday

Birthdays for Michael Jordan (1963), Paris Hilton (1981), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1982) and Ed Sheeran (1991)

Anniversary of:
• 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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