/ 29 May 2024

29 May 2024

8.00am -10.00am (AEST) – Industrial action to affect trams on the L1, L2 and L3 lines in Sydney (and then again from 4.00pm – 6.00pm)

11.30am (AEST) – Health advocates Matt Noffs and John Mendoza will address the National Press Club on youth crime and ‘The Fight for the Future’ – Canberra

12.00pm (AEST) – NSW Premier Chris Minns’ State of the State address – Sydney

12.00pm (AEST) – Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee CEO Cindy Hook will address the QUT Business Leaders’ Forum – Brisbane

ABS Data Release – Monthly Consumer Price Index indicator, April; Construction Work Done, March 

South African election

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 

World Digestive Health Day 

World Otter Day 

Birthdays for Noel Gallagher (1967), Myf Warhurst (1974), Mel B (1975), Laverne Cox (1984)

Anniversary of :

  • the birthday of former US President John F Kennedy (1917)
  • Kiwi mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay becoming the first people confirmed to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953)
  • Space Shuttle Discovery completing the first docking with the International Space Station (1999)
  • transgender health issues no longer being classified as mental and behavioural disorders by the World Health Organization (2017)
  • WA premier Premier Mark McGowan resigning after more than 6 years in the top job (2023)
  • David Koch announcing his resignation from Channel 7’s Sunrise show after 21 years of 3am starts (2023)

12.30am (AEST) – Hockey: Women’s FIH Pro League – Belgium v Australia – Belgium

3.00am (AEST) – Hockey: Men’s FIH Pro League – Belgium v Australia – Belgium

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