/ 01 October 2021

1 October 2021

8.00pm (AEST) – To celebrate the launch of their new book Well HellChat10Looks3 hosts Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb have a chat with Squiz Kids host Bryce Corbett – available via livestream

National Cabinet meets

ABS Data Release – Lending Indicators, August

Nationwide ban on nicotine vaping for Aussies without a prescription comes into effect

Dubai hosts the World Expo, becoming the first Middle Eastern venue to do so (until 31 March 2022)

National days for China, Cyprus, Tuvalu, Nigeria, Palau and Guinea

Start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

International Day of Older Persons

International Coffee Day

World Smile Day

World Vegetarian Day

Birthdays for actor Julie Andrews (1935), former British PM Theresa May (1956) and actor Brie Larson (1989)

Anniversary of:
• the first publication of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women (1868), National Geographic magazine (1888) and the Little Golden Books series (1942)
• Henry Ford introducing the Model T car (1908)
• The Beach Boys recording their debut single Surfin’ USA, introducing a new musical style (1961)
• the start of the Howard Government’s gun buyback scheme, following the Port Arthur Massacre (1996)
• the deadliest mass shooting in US history when a gunman kills 58 people at a concert in Las Vegas (2017)

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