Calendar of Events

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Saint Martha

Saint Martha

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons

International Day of Friendship

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Schools Tree Day

Schools Tree Day

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2010: Entry into force of UN Convention on Cluster Munitions

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1965: First Indochinese refugees allowed to settle in Australia

National Tree Day

National Tree Day

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National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day

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1945: Destruction of Hiroshima by atomic bomb

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Fairtrade Fortnight begins

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Saint Dominic

Saint Dominic

St Mary MacKillop

St Mary MacKillop

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1945: Destruction of Nagasaki by atomic bomb

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Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence

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Saint Clare

Saint Clare

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International Youth Day

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Saint Maximillian Kolbe

1963: Bark petition from Yirrkala presented to Parliament

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

1903: Death of William Barak, Aboriginal leader and co-founder of the Coranderrk Settlement, Victoria

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1975: Return of Wave Hill Station, NT to the Gurindji People

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1971: Swearing-in of Senator Neville Bonner as the first Aboriginal Australian to hold a seat in Federal Parliament

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Saint Alberto Hurtado SJ

1978: Tiwi Land Council established

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World Humanitarian Day

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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

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1943: Election of the first women members of the Australian Parliament: Enid Lyons (House of Representatives) and Dorothy Tangney (Senate)

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1996: Death of Margaret Tucker, Indigenous Australian activist and writer

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1966: Gurindji strike or Wave Hill Walk-off, beginning the longest strike in Australian history

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2001: Rescue of 433 asylum seekers by MV Tampa

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Saint Augustine of Hippo

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Social Justice Sunday

International Day of the Victims of Forced Disappearances

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