1 November 2021
9.00am (AEDT) – Former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian returns to the ICAC hearing into her conduct in office
1.00pm (Qld time) – Queensland’s outgoing Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young to be sworn in as Queensland’s Governor
8.00pm (AEDT) – Resumption of ongoing MH17 hearings – District Court of The Hague, the Netherlands
United Nations Cop26 Climate Summit kicks off (on until 12 Nov), starting with the World Leaders’ Summit (on until 2 November) – Glasgow, Scotland
From today, Australians can leave the country without an exemption
And Sydney and Melbourne airports will receive NSW’s first international arrivals who can enter quarantine-free if they are fully vaccinated and COVID-free
The House of Representatives Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention is due to deliver its final report
Company results – Westpac
Let your lip-hair run free… It’s the start of Movember
All Saints’ Day
National Days for Algeria, and Antigua and Barbuda
Birthdays for Apple CEO Tim Cook (1960), rocker Anthony Kiedis (1962), singer Tina Arena (1967) and actor Toni Collette (1972)
• the premiere of William Shakespeare’s play Othello (1604)
• John Adams becoming the first US President to live in the White House (1800)
• the deployment of the first aerial bomb during the Italo-Turkish War (1911)
• the first use of the Motion Picture Association film rating system (G, M, R, X) (1968)
• the premiere of blockbuster film Titanic (1997)
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