/ 06 September 2021

6 September 2021

From 9.00am (AEST) – Sky News Australia boss Paul Whittaker, Former PM Kevin Rudd and others appear before the Senate media diversity inquiry – Canberra

10.00am (AEST) – The National Women’s Safety Summit kicks off with a keynote address by PM Scott Morrison at 10.15am – it’s a virtual event and the livestream is available here

10.45am (AEST) – Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to address the Australian National University Crawford Leadership Forum – Canberra

Start of Women’s Health Week (until 13 September)

A birthday for actor Idris Elba (1972)

Anniversary of:
• Ferdinand Magellan’s Spanish expedition aboard the Vitoria returning to Spain becoming the first to circumnavigate the earth (1522)
• the Mayflower departing Plymouth, England for the New World (1620)
• the first supermarket, the Piggly Wiggly, being opened in Memphis, Tennessee (1916)
• the premiere of TV sitcom The Brady Bunch (1969)
• the funeral of Princess Diana (1997)
• the deaths of opera great Luciano Pavarotti (2007), actor Burt Reynolds (2018) and former Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe (2019)

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