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Murray seeded sixth in Melbourne

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 8:29

Three-time finalist Andy Murray is seeded sixth for the Australian Open, with Novak Djokovic top of the draw.
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Sydney victim 'hit by police bullet'

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 8:29

One of the victims of the Sydney cafe siege may have been killed by a police bullet, according to Australian media reports.
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Riot at Australian darts tournament

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 16:19

Michael van Gerwen and Simon Whitlock's match is halted in Melbourne as fancy dress fans riot and throw chairs.
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Cilic withdraws from Australian Open

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 11:35
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United States United States

Great Britain's James Ward gains a place in the Australian Open as injured US Open champion Marin Cilic withdraws.
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Thousands mourn Cairns children

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 4:33

Thousands of people attend the funerals of eight Australian children found dead in the north-eastern city of Cairns last month.
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Federer races to 39-minute victory

Friday, January 9th 2015, 12:36

Roger Federer thrashes wildcard James Duckworth 6-0 6-1 in Brisbane as he warms up ahead for the Australian Open.
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Actor Rod Taylor dies in LA aged 84

Friday, January 9th 2015, 2:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Birds

Australian actor Rod Taylor, who starred in The Time Machine and Alfred Hitchcock's thriller The Birds, dies aged 84, US reports say.
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Animal victims of Australian fires

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 21:47
related countries: Australia Australia

The animals killed and maimed in Australia's bushfires
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VIDEO: Australian town built underground

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 20:58

Jon Donnison visited Coober Pedy, a place so hot many of the residents have built their homes underground.
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Tsonga pulls out of Australian Open

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 10:22

World number 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga pulls out of the Australian Open, which starts on 19 January, with an arm injury.
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Australia PM in surprise Iraq visit

Monday, January 5th 2015, 2:22
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reaffirms Australia's commitment to the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) during a surprise visit to Iraq.
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From boom to bust in Australia's mining towns

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 21:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Falling demand takes Australian mining towns to brink
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VIDEO: Bushfires: 'Really extreme weather'

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 8:45

Rob Sandford of the South Australian Country Fire Service describes how weather conditions and winds are affecting the fight against bushfires.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfires 'sound like jet'

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 11:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Residents in parts of southern Australia are being told their lives are at risk as bushfires rage out of control. They are the worst in the area for more than 30 years.
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Stokes joins Renegades in Big Bash

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 10:49

England all-rounder Ben Stokes joins Australian Big Bash League side Melbourne Renegades to replace the injured Jesse Ryder.
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Asian shares start new year higher

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 8:14

Asian shares started the new year higher in thin trading with many of the region's markets closed ahead of the first full week of trading in 2015.
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Nuclear secrets in the Australian outback

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 7:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australians living with the impact of UK nuclear tests
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China markets mixed on factory data

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 2:28
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea

Chinese shares traded mixed in thin holiday trade on manufacturing data that painted an even weaker picture of the world's second largest economy.
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Rise in Australia 'terror chatter'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 8:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Australian PM Tony Abbott warns that there has been a "heightened level of terror chatter" since the siege at a Sydney cafe last week.
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Australia backs record fires payout

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 7:39

An Australian court gives final approval for a record payout of almost A$500m (£260m; $406m) to those affected by one of the country's deadliest bushfires.
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Abbott: House bill cut helped women

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 5:27

Australian PM Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that women benefitted from his scrapping of a carbon tax, as they were "particularly focused on the household budget".
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Cairns murders: Court plea rejected

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 2:34

A woman charged with the murders of eight children in the Australian city of Cairns has failed to have her case transferred to a mental health court.
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Pietersen exclusion is 'ludicrous'

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 13:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden tells the BBC that Kevin Pietersen should be in the England World Cup squad.
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Mother charged with Cairns murders

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 6:04

Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.
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VIDEO: Cairns mother of dead children arrested

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 3:44

The mother of seven of the children found dead in a home in the Australian city of Cairns, has been arrested on suspicion of murder although she has not been charged.
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Eight children found dead in Cairns

Friday, December 19th 2014, 15:50

Eight children are found dead at a home in Cairns, Australia, reportedly after stabbings, with the mother of at least seven suffering stab wounds.
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Pietersen shines in Big Bash defeat

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 11:59

Kevin Pietersen scores 66 from 46 balls but Melbourne are beaten by Adelaide in the Australian T20 Big Bash.
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Sydney gunman 'had illegal firearm'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 5:00

Australian police say Sydney cafe attacker Man Haron Monis did not have a gun licence, though they initially told PM Tony Abbott he did.
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Sydney academic resigns over emails

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 4:41

An Australian professor and government education advisor, Barry Spurr, resigns from the University of Sydney for sending racist emails.
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Abbott pledges Sydney attacker review

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 6:45

Australian PM Tony Abbott announces a far-reaching review into how gunman Man Haron Monis claimed asylum, benefits and a gun licence.
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Sydney gunman was not on watch list

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 13:06

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott questions why the gunman in the Sydney cafe siege was out on bail and not on the country's terror watch list.
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Australian lender sells UK loans

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 0:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

National Australia Bank sells nearly $2bn of bad loans in the UK as part of a strategy to exit an unprofitable business.
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Deadly end to Sydney cafe siege

Monday, December 15th 2014, 23:30

Two people are killed, along with an Islamist gunman, after commandos storm a cafe in the Australian city of Sydney to end a 16-hour siege.
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Sydney gunman named as Iran refugee

Monday, December 15th 2014, 15:17

The gunman holding people hostage in a Sydney cafe has been identified as an Iranian refugee who was on bail facing a number of charges.
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VIDEO: How Australian TV reported siege

Monday, December 15th 2014, 13:14

How Australia's ABC News reported the Sydney siege at the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place, Sydney.
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Gunman holds Sydney cafe hostages

Monday, December 15th 2014, 12:03

Hundreds of armed police seal off an area of central Sydney where a gunman is holding staff and customers hostage in a cafe.
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Australia's budget deficit to widen

Monday, December 15th 2014, 7:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's government said it expects the nation's deficit to grow to $40.4bn Australian dollars ($33.2bn) in the 12 months to June.
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Lower Australian consumer confidence

Monday, December 15th 2014, 1:21

A quarterly survey has found that more than one third of Australians rate the country's economy as "poor", up from 25% in September.
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Plane hijack scare man not guilty

Friday, December 12th 2014, 10:18
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A man who sparked a hijack alert on a Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Indonesia is found not guilty by an Australian court.
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Australian PM wants indigenous vote

Friday, December 12th 2014, 5:59

Australian PM Tony Abbott vows to "sweat blood" to secure constitutional recognition for indigenous people, saying he wants a referendum in 2017.
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China buys Australian building firm

Friday, December 12th 2014, 2:22
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

A Chinese construction giant is set to buy one of Australia's largest construction companies for $1.15bn Australian dollars ($951m; £603m).
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Australia 'failed' asylum seekers

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 12:24
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

An Australian senate committee report has condemned the government for "failing to protect" asylum seekers involved in a February riot at a Papua New Guinea detention centre.
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Ex-Guantanamo inmate boos minister

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 2:13
related countries: United States United States

Ex-Guantanamo inmate David Hicks heckles a senior Australian minister, accusing the government of knowing about his alleged torture by US officials.
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BG Group in $5bn pipeline deal

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 9:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK energy giant BG Group sells an Australian gas pipeline network to APA Group for $5bn (£3.2bn).
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VIDEO: NZ jet pack maker floats in Australia

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 8:00
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.
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Australia scraps GP charge plan

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 7:06

Australian PM Tony Abbott says the government is scrapping a controversial plan to charge patients a A$7 fee to see a GP.
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Australian recruits 'used' by IS

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 1:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

At least 20 Australians have been killed fighting alongside militants in Iraq and Syria who use them as "cannon fodder", Australian officials say.
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Campaigner Stella Young dies at 32

Monday, December 8th 2014, 5:17

Tributes are paid to Stella Young, the Australian comedian, broadcaster and prominent disability activist who has died at the age of 32.
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Australian banks 'need more capital'

Monday, December 8th 2014, 0:34

Australian banks need to hold more capital to survive any future financial crises, a report by former bank chief David Murray says.
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Australia migrant law approved

Friday, December 5th 2014, 5:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's parliament approves changes to migration laws that include reintroducing controversial temporary visas for refugees.
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Australia 'using refugees as pawns'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 4:56

The Australian opposition says the government is using asylum seekers as political pawns in a bid to pass a controversial refugee law.
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Jetstar hires female chief pilot

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 2:37

Capt Georgina Sutton, flying for Jetstar, becomes the first woman to be appointed chief pilot for an Australian airline.
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'Pest' Australian tourists warned

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 10:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia warns travellers against making frivolous requests of embassies, after cases including that of a man who asked staff to pay for a prostitute.
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Thousands mourn Hughes at funeral

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 5:22

Family, friends, dignitaries and team-mates turn out for the funeral of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.
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Sailors speak of asylum boat trauma

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 3:40

Sailors from the Royal Australian Navy say they have been traumatised by pulling dead asylum seekers from the ocean while on border patrol.
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VIDEO: Baby's body found in Sydney beach

Monday, December 1st 2014, 14:29

Australian police urge the mother of a baby found dead and buried in the sand at Sydney's Maroubra beach to come forward.
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Pocock warned after mine protest

Monday, December 1st 2014, 10:25

Former Wallabies captain David Pocock is warned by the Australian Rugby Union after chaining himself to a digger in a protest.
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Baby found buried on Sydney beach

Monday, December 1st 2014, 5:24

Australian police urge the mother of a dead baby found buried at a Sydney beach to come forward, a week after another baby was found in a drain.
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Spieth wins Australian Open by six

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 7:49
related countries: United States United States

American Jordan Spieth fires a final-round 63 to win the Australian Open, as Rory McIlroy finishes 15 shots back.
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