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VIDEO: Australian bush fires 'catastrophic'

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 18:31

Firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales are battling some of the worst fires they have ever faced, with high winds, extremely dry vegetation and temperatures above 40C.
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VIDEO: Homes destroyed in fire-hit Tasmania

Monday, January 7th 2013, 22:16

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is visiting wildfire-hit regions in Tasmania, as crews continued to battle blazes in the state.
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Australian coal miner hit by hoax

Monday, January 7th 2013, 8:38

Shares in Australian coal miner Whitehaven fall almost 9% after a fake press release claims one of the firm's lenders has withdrawn funding.
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Australia PM visits fire-hit area

Monday, January 7th 2013, 5:05

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is visiting wildfire-hit regions in Tasmania, amid warnings of more searing hot weather across the country.
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Tasmania seeks missing after fire

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 11:26

Australian police are looking for 100 people unaccounted for after wildfires which have ravaged parts of southern Tasmania.
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Tasmania fires strand thousands

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 4:12

Bushfires blaze across the Australian island of Tasmania, stranding thousands of people and destroying at least 100 homes.
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Landmark Australia trees 'torched'

Friday, January 4th 2013, 12:42

Two ghost gum trees made famous by the work of Aboriginal Australian artist Albert Namatjira are found burnt in a suspected arson attack.
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Watson out of Australia warm-up

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Heather Watson withdraws from the Moorilla Hobart International, just a week before the start of the Australian Open.
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Murray 'better prepared' for 2013

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 10:16

Britain's Andy Murray says he is feeling more relaxed as he prepares for this month's Australian Open.
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Sharapova out of Brisbane event

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 9:53

Maria Sharapova pulls out of the Brisbane International on Tuesday as a precaution before the Australian Open.
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Djokovic suffers scare in Perth

Monday, December 31st 2012, 10:48
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Novak Djokovic is involved in an incident with fans while representing Serbia at the Hopman Cup in Perth.
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Serena eyes 2013 Grand Slam sweep

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 13:29

Serena Williams wants to win all four Grand Slams in the same season for the first time ahead of the Australian Open.
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Ex-England cricketer Tony Greig dies

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 6:12

Former England cricket captain and TV commentator Tony Greig has died aged 66, his employers at Australian broadcaster Nine Network confirm.
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Nadal will miss Australian Open

Friday, December 28th 2012, 15:57

Rafael Nadal withdraws from the 2013 Australian Open as a result of a stomach virus hampering his recovery from knee injury.
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Video shows kidnapped Australian

Wednesday, December 26th 2012, 17:18
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Australian national Warren Rodwell, held hostage for more than year by Philippine Islamists, is shown alive in a video posted on social media.
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Zvonareva to miss Australian Open

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 10:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Vera Zvonareva will miss the Australian Open in January with a recurrence of a shoulder injury.
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Deadly snakes in toddler wardrobe

Friday, December 21st 2012, 6:00

An Australian toddler has a lucky escape after eggs he stashed in his wardrobe hatched deadly snakes.
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Court clears Australian Speaker

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 8:26

An Australian court rejects a sexual harassment case against former Speaker of Parliament Peter Slipper, calling it a "political attack".
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Hoax station to donate to family

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 16:42

The Australian radio station whose DJs made a hoax call to a nurse who was later found dead is to donate at least £320,000 to a fund set up for her family.
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Kate hoaxers 'gutted' over death

Monday, December 10th 2012, 22:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Australian radio hosts at the centre of the royal hospital hoax say they are "gutted and heartbroken'' over the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.
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Kate hoaxers 'sought permission'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it tried to contact the nurses involved to seek permission to use the taped conversation.
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Kate hoax station orders review

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 20:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it is going to review its broadcasting practices.
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Kate hoax police contact Sydney

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 12:25

Scotland Yard contacts Australian police over the apparent suicide of a nurse from the hospital where the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was treated.
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Hospital anger at Kate hoax call

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 2:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge, London

The London hospital which employed a nurse who died after a radio hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge protests to the Australian network, saying the incident is "tragic beyond words".
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Kate hoax nurse death a 'tragedy'

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 13:34

The death of a nurse who took a hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge was a "tragedy", the Australian radio station behind it says.
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Australian DJs face backlash over hoax death

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 12:16

Sydney radio station in trouble after royal hospital nurse death
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Hoax call fools duchess hospital

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 17:10

The hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge says it "deeply regrets" giving information about her to hoax callers from a radio station.
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Arrest after Australia navy raid

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

A man is arrested in the northern Australian city of Darwin after a sailor was overpowered and weapons stolen in a raid on a navy vessel.
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Gotye cleans up at Aria Awards

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 13:21

Australian musician Gotye is the big winner at the Aria Awards in Sydney, picking up four prizes including best male and best album.
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VIDEO: Australia military abuse apology

Monday, November 26th 2012, 4:37

The Australian government has apologised to men and women who were abused while serving in the country's armed forces.
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Michael Hutchence biopic planned

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 16:37

Work is under way on a film about Australian rock star Michael Hutchence, who died 15 years ago this week.
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Nauru camp 'cruel and degrading'

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 7:47
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Conditions at an Australian asylum camp on the Pacific territory of Nauru are "cruel" and "degrading", rights group Amnesty International says.
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Australian author Courtenay dies

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 4:49

Australian author Bryce Courtenay, who shot to fame with The Power of One, has died at the age of 79, his family say.
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Pacific island 'does not exist'

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 10:57

A South Pacific island shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Maps and on Google Earth, is proven not to exist, Australian scientists say.
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VIDEO: Australian asylum camp reopens

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 0:59
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australia has transferred the first group of asylum seekers to a processing centre in Papua New Guinea, immigration officials say.
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VIDEO: Drugs smuggled in heavy machinery

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 7:45
related countries: China China

Australian police say they have seized drugs worth almost a quarter of a billion dollars smuggled from China inside heavy machinery.
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Drug haul seized in road-roller

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 6:37
related countries: China China

Australian police seize drugs worth almost a quarter of a billion dollars, smuggled from China inside a road-roller.
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VIDEO: Australia 'collar-bomber' jailed

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 10:51

A man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years by an Australian court
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VIDEO: Sydney hoax-bomber sentenced

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 3:51

An Australian man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years.
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Sydney 'collar-bomb' man jailed

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 2:15

An Australian man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt is jailed for 13-and-a-half years.
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VIDEO: Huge waterspout forms in Australia

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 14:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Batemans Bay

A huge waterspout has formed off the coast of Batemans Bay in the Australian state of New South Wales.
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Crocodile 'kills Australian girl'

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 15:26

Australian police searching for a missing seven-year-old girl say they have found what appear to be human remains inside a crocodile.
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Australia announces abuse probe

Monday, November 12th 2012, 9:43

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announces a national inquiry into institutional responses to the sexual abuse of children.
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VIDEO: Drug-case woman is freed by court

Friday, November 9th 2012, 10:15
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian mother-of-six has walked free from a court in Malaysia after drug trafficking charges against her were unexpectedly dropped.
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Rare earths plant gets go ahead

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 10:37
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian court gives Australian company Lynas authorisation to start production at a controversial rare earths processing plant.
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10 Australian inventions

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 9:32

Wi-fi, dual-flush loos and other Aussie inventions
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VIDEO: O'Dowd gives soul to Aboriginal story

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 0:01
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Chris O'Dowd stars in feel-good Australian film based on a true story about an Aboriginal girl group on a tour in the midst of the Vietnam War.
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VIDEO: Charles and Camilla tour Australia

Monday, November 5th 2012, 17:28
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Cornwall

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in the Australian Outback as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour.
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Anti-Sikh riots were 'a genocide'

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 9:41
related countries: India India

A petition seeking to recognise the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as "genocide" is tabled in the Australian parliament.
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Mel B granted restraining order

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 8:35

Former Spice Girl Mel B is granted a restraining order against an Australian photographer who she claims threatened her and put her life at risk.
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Victoria Cross for Australia man

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 4:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles

An Australian soldier is awarded the Victoria Cross for actions of "exceptional courage" to save fellow troops in an Afghan ambush.
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