/ 24 February 2021

Squiz the day

12.30pm – Defence Minister Linda Reynolds addresses the National Press Club – Canberra

Former Liberal Staffer Brittany Higgins due to make a formal complain to police in Canberra about an alleged sexual assault in 2019

ABS Data Release – Wage Price Index, December; Construction Work Done, Preliminary, December

Teal Ribbon Day for Ovarian Cancer

Launceston Cup Day = a public holiday for the city

Birthdays for boxer Floyd Mayweather (1977) and tennis champ Lleyton Hewitt (1981)

Anniversary of:
• the sinking of the SS Gothenburg after hitting the Great Barrier Reef, killing approximately 100 (1875)
• the birthday of Steve Jobs (1955)
• the announcement of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer’s engagement (1981)
• Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s wedding (1992)
• former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein being found guilty in New York following associations that ignited the #MeToo movement (2020)

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