Calendar of Events

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3 events,

1971: Synod of Bishops’ Statement “Justice in the World”

Saint Andrew

Saint Andrew

Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare

3 events,

West Papua Flag Day

1976: Appointment of Sir Douglas Nicholls as Governor of South Australia, first Aboriginal person to hold vice-regal office

1961: First raising of the Morning Star flag, West Papua

2 events,

2000: 350,000 people walk for reconciliation in Melbourne and Perth

International Day for Abolition of Slavery

1 event,

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

1 event,

2000: Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Final Report presented

2 events,

World Soil Day (WSD)

International Volunteer Day

2 events,

2 events,

1965: Vatican II Pastoral Constitution Gaudium et Spes (‘Joys and Hopes’)

International Civil Aviation Day

2 events,

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide

International Anti-Corruption Day

3 events,

Human Rights Day

1992: Redfern Speech by Prime Minister Paul Keating

1 event,

International Mountain Day

2 events,

Our Lady of Guadalupe

1831: Founding of Sisters of Mercy by Catherine McAuley

1 event,

1 event,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

2 events,

International Migrants Day

1894: South Australian Parliament, the first in Australia to give women the right to vote

0 events,

2 events,

International Human Solidarity Day

1 event,

1993: Passage of Native Title Bill by the Australian Senate

0 events,

2 events,

1901: Enactment of Immigration Restriction Act (White Australian Policy)

1 event,

2 events,

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

2005: Pope Benedict’s XVI’s encyclical Deus Cartias Est (‘God is Love’)

1 event,

2004: Devastating tsunami in South Asia, killing 200,000 to 300,000 people

1 event,

Feast of the Holy Family

1 event,

Holy Innocents

Holy Innocents

0 events,

1 event,

1987: Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Sollicitudo Rei Socialis (‘On Social Concerns’)

1 event,

3 events,

World Day of Peace

0 events,

1 event,

1977 First loans offered by Grameen Bank