/ 05 November 2021

5 November 2021

10.30am (AEDT) Energy Minister Angus Taylor gives an address on ‘Forging a path to Net Zero through technology and innovation’ – Canberra

11.30am (AEDT) – The Reserve Bank releases its biannual Statement on Monetary Policy

2.00pm (AEDT) – National Cabinet meets and will discuss vaccination for children aged 12yo and under – an issue supported by NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

WA Premier Mark McGowan reveals the state’s COVID roadmap

ABS Data Release – International Trade in Goods and Services, August; Retail Trade, August (Additional Information)

Company AGM – Qantas

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ sexual assault case back in court – Canberra

Opening arguments in the trial of 3 white men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery begin – Georgia, US

International Volunteer Managers Day

Guy Fawkes Day – marking the anniversary of the Catholic conspirator being executed for attempting to blow up King James I and the British Parliament (1605)

World Tsunami Awareness Day

ABBA release Voyage, their first album in four decades

Birthdays for singer Art Garfunkel (1941), businesswoman/TV personality Kris Jenner (1955), singer Bryan Adams (1959), actor Tilda Swinton (1960) and guitarist Kevin Jonas (1987)

Anniversary of:
• the launch of Monopoly by the Parker Brothers (1935)
• Franklin D Roosevelt being re-elected (1940) and Richard Nixon being elected (1968) as US President
• the release of the Paradise Papers (2015)

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