9 May 2022
Early voting opens in the 2022 federal election
The murder trial of former teacher/professional rugby league player Chris Dawson begins – Sydney
Company Results – Westpac
Philippine general election
Victory Day – Russia
Start of Australian Fashion Week (on until 13 May)
• the opening of the first Parliament of Australia (1901)
• the US becoming the first country to legalise the birth control pill (1960)
• Nelson Mandela becoming President of South Africa (1994)
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