/ 17 May 2021

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Senate Inquiry report into former Australia Post boss Christine Holgate’s departure to be tabled

NSW COVID restrictions ease

Start of National Volunteer Week (until May 23)

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

World Hypertension Day

Anniversary of:
• the first rules of Australian Rules Football published (1859)
• the publication of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum (1900)
• the World Health Organization removing homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses (1990)
• the release of Minecraft (2009)
• Michigan State University agreeing to pay $500 million to abuse victims of US gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar – the largest case of its type in sports history (2018)
• Taiwan becoming the first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage (2019)

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