Calendar of Events

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Saint Martha

Saint Martha

2 events,

International Day of Friendship

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

2 events,

Schools Tree Day

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

1 event,

2010: Entry into force of UN Convention on Cluster Munitions

3 events,

1965: First Indochinese refugees allowed to settle in Australia

National Tree Day

0 events,

2 events,

National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day

0 events,

3 events,

1945: Destruction of Hiroshima by atomic bomb

10 Days for Peace

2 events,

Fairtrade Fortnight begins

4 events,

St Mary MacKillop

5 events,

1945: Destruction of Nagasaki by atomic bomb

3 events,

Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence

3 events,

Saint Clare

Saint Clare

3 events,

International Youth Day

4 events,

Saint Maximillian Kolbe

4 events,

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

4 events,

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

2 events,

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

3 events,

Saint Alberto Hurtado SJ

1978: Tiwi Land Council established

2 events,

World Humanitarian Day

2 events,

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

1 event,

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

2 events,

International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

2 events,

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

1 event,

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

0 events,

1 event,

2001: Rescue of 433 asylum seekers by MV Tampa

1 event,

1 event,

Saint Augustine of Hippo

2 events,

3 events,

Social Justice Sunday

International Day of the Victims of Forced Disappearances

0 events,

4 events,

National Wattle Day

1815: Founding of Sisters of Charity by Mary Aikenhead

1 event,

1991: Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Act passed by Parliament

1 event,

Saint Gregory the Great

0 events,

3 events,

2013: Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa)

2 events,