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Judith Durham and Olivia Newton-John
A referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament
The new Federal Government and Opposition
The Murugappan family’s return to Biloela
An auction for Austen-lovers, Warhol’s early work up for sale, and vale Freda the walrus…
Freya the walrus has been put down by Norwegian authorities over concerns for public safety after onlookers kept getting a bit too close for comfort. May she long keep sinking boats in walrus heaven…Entertain me
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16 August 2022
ABS Data Release – Overseas Arrivals and Departures, June
Birthdays for director James Cameron (1954), Queen of Pop Madonna (1958), actor Steve Carell (1962), and director/actor Taika Waititi (1975)
A wedding anniversary for Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi (2008)Inform me