/ 24 November 2021

24 November 2021

19 NOV (8)

12.30pm (AEDT) – President of Chief Executive Women, Sam Mostyn AO, addresses the National Press Club in Canberra

1.30pm (AEDT) – The Committee for Economic Development of Australia hosts an event on COP26 and what’s next for Aussie businesses – livestream available here

5.00pm (AEDT) – OECD Secretary-General and former Finance Minister Mathias Cormann delivers the Owen Harries Lecture on “Levelling the playing field – an agenda for growth, climate and a rules-based international order” – livestream available here

5.20pm (AEDT) – Nasa’s Dart mission launches, which will test anti-asteroid technology – California

7.00pm (AEDT) – AFL Draft Round 1 – Melbourne

7.10pm (AEDT) – WBBL Cricket Elimination Final – Brisbane Heat v Adelaide Strikers – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

7.30pm (AEDT) – ARIA Awards

ABS Data Release – Energy Account, 2019-20 financial year; Marriages and Divorces, 2020

Company AGM – Ramsay Health Care

AIHW release – Australian Burden of Disease Study: Illness and death in 2018

Unique Talent Day

Birthdays for author and activist Arundhati Roy (1961) and actor Katherine Heigl (1978)

Anniversary of:
• Dutch explorer Abel Tasman ‘discovering’ Van Diemen’s Land (1642)
• the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, which explained his theory of evolution by means of natural selection (1859)
• Kevin Rudd and Labor beating John Howard’s Liberal-National Coalition to claim government for the first time in almost 12 years (2007)
• the deaths of Queen’s Freddie Mercury (1991) and Aussie wit Clive James (2019)

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