/ 09 June 2021

Squiz the Day – 9 June 2021

12.30pm (AEST) – Federal President of the Australian Medical Association Dr Omar Khorshid addresses the National Press Club – Canberra

8.10pm (AEST) – State of Origin opener – Townsville, and broadcast on Nine

Former soldier Ben Roberts-Smith scheduled to give evidence in his defamation trial against Nine Entertainment – Sydney

Tonight – PM Scott Morrison departs for Singapore for a lightning visit before heading to the UK for the weekend’s G7 meeting

Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount to testify about the ransomware attack last month – US Congress, Washington

ABS Data Release – Building Approvals, April (Additional Information)

Birthdays for Patricia Cornwell (1956), Michael J. Fox (1961), Johnny Depp (1963), Natalie Portman (1981)

Anniversary of:
• China leasing Hong Kong’s new territories, including Hong Kong, to the UK for 99 years (1898), as well as the anniversary of the lease expiring, handing the city back to China (1997)
• the first appearance of Donald Duck in The Wise Little Hen (1934)
• the Ghost Train fire at Luna Park in Sydney that killed seven (1979)

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