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VIDEO: Art on an Australian Outback train

Monday, December 26th 2011, 10:30
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth, Sydney

Greg Fisher is a train manager on a line which crosses Australia from Sydney to Perth
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Injured Sharapova out of Brisbane

Saturday, December 24th 2011, 7:57

Maria Sharapova is confident of being fit for January's Australian Open despite pulling out of the Brisbane International with an ankle injury.
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Jail over Indian student killing

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 1:58
related countries: India India

An Australian teenager who stabbed an Indian student to death in an attack that sparked a diplomatic row with India is jailed for 13 years.
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Australia jails suicide plotters

Friday, December 16th 2011, 5:08

Three Australian Muslims are jailed for 18 years each for plotting an "evil but amateurish" suicide attack on a Sydney army base.
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Spanking naval commander jailed

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 6:14

A court martial jails an Australian naval commander for 18 months for sexually abusing a female subordinate by spanking her.
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Health boss 'took $11m in a week'

Monday, December 12th 2011, 8:35

A senior Australian health official is arrested after allegedly embezzling $11m in just one week, prompting the government to abolish his department.
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Kiwis edge Australia in thriller

Monday, December 12th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Hobart

New Zealand beat Australia by seven runs in Hobart, to record their first victory over them on Australian soil since 1985 and draw the Test series 1-1.
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VIDEO: Australian police offer 'biggest bounty'

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 6:05

Australian police are offering a substantial reward to help catch one of the country's most wanted men.
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VIDEO: Bounty offered for fugitive capture

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 19:26

Australian police have stepped up their hunt for a fugitive, Malcolm Naden, who has been on the run since 2005 after allegedly killing a woman.
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Big search for Australia fugitive

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 14:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police step up their search for a fugitive, Malcolm Naden, who has been on the run for seven years after allegedly killing a woman.
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Australian faces 500 Saudi lashes

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 7:01
related countries: Australia Australia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Canberra

Saudi Arabian judges sentence an Australian man to 500 lashes and a year in prison after convicting him of blasphemy, Canberra officials say.
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China jails Australian executive

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 11:58
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

An Australian Chinese businessman is jailed for 13 years for bribery and embezzlement in China's southern city of Guangzhou.
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SABMiller clear to buy Foster's

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 7:15

An Australian state court approves the sale of Foster's to SABMiller, meaning the deal worth $9.9bn Australian dollars can now go ahead.
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Tobacco firm in Australia dispute

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 13:37
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Tobacco

Tobacco firm British American Tobacco begins a legal challenge to stop the Australian government from making plain packaging mandatory for cigarettes.
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VIDEO: Glowing surfers brave waves at night

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 12:56

Sydney's Bondi Beach saw a glowing start of the Australian summer with glowing surfers braving the waves at night.
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Foster's approves SABMiller sale

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 7:37

Shareholders in brewer Foster's give the go ahead to a takeover by SABMiller worth $9.9bn Australian dollars.
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Australia ends Samsung Galaxy ban

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 3:57

Samsung wins a major battle in its tussle with Apple after an Australian court overturns a ban on the sale of its Galaxy tab.
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Probe into iPhone 'fire' on plane

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 5:20

Australian air-safety officials are investigating an iPhone which apparently caught fire during a flight, emitting dense smoke.
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VIDEO: Australian town cut off by floods

Monday, November 28th 2011, 10:10
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Wee Waa

Nearly two thousand people in the small town of Wee Waa, in south-eastern Australia have been cut off by flooding.
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Aruba 'death' accused to be freed

Friday, November 25th 2011, 19:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

A judge on the Caribbean island of Aruba orders the release of a man held since August over the vanishing and presumed death of a US woman.
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Australia plans Coral Sea reserve

Friday, November 25th 2011, 11:59

The Australian government announces plans to establish the world's largest marine reserve in the Coral Sea, home to sharks, reefs and shipwrecks.
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Bali jails Australian drugs boy

Friday, November 25th 2011, 4:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

Indonesia jails an Australian teenager for two months for cannabis possession in Bali, after a trial that caused huge controversy in his home nation.
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Australia approves Foster's sale

Friday, November 25th 2011, 3:33

The Australian government backs brewer SABMiller's 9.9bn Australian dollars ($10.2bn; £6.5bn) takeover of Foster's.
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Wrong twin aborted in Australia

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 10:59
related countries: Australia Australia

An investigation is under way at an Australian hospital after staff treating a woman carrying twin boys accidentally terminated the wrong foetus.
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Qantas Twitter contest backfires

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 12:41

A Twitter competition draws thousands of angry responses after Australian airline Qantas launches it in the middle of a major labour dispute.
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VIDEO: Oz X Factor winner on Scunthorpe gig

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 11:36

A teenager from Scunthorpe, who won the Australian version of The X Factor, says he wants to return to the town to perform.
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Australia's mining tax wins vote

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 2:38

The Australian government's plan to impose a 30% tax on big mining companies has cleared a major hurdle, passing through parliament's lower house.
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Shampoo mistaken for ecstasy drug

Monday, November 21st 2011, 15:23

An Australian man is paid thousands of dollars in compensation after being wrongly accused of smuggling ecstasy in shampoo bottles.
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No deal between Qantas and unions

Monday, November 21st 2011, 6:36

Australian airline Qantas fails to reach a deal with pilots and ground staff, meaning their dispute will now go to forced arbitration.
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Nurse charged over Sydney blaze

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 7:57

A male nurse is charged with murder following a fire at a Sydney nursing home that killed five elderly residents, Australian officials say.
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VIDEO: Nurse charged after fatal Sydney fire

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 6:25

A nurse has been charged with murder following Friday's fire at a Sydney nursing home that killed five elderly residents, Australian police have confirmed.
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VIDEO: 'Horrific situation' at Sydney fire

Friday, November 18th 2011, 10:26

Three elderly people have died in a nursing home fire in Sydney, Australian officials have confirmed.
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Australia rejects China concerns

Friday, November 18th 2011, 4:15
related countries: China China, United States United States

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd dismisses concerns that deepening military ties with the US could anger China.
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Fatal nursing home fire in Sydney

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 23:43

Three people died and 50 were injured when a fire ripped through a nursing home in Sydney, Australian officials say.
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VIDEO: Obama: US is Pacific power here to stay

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 1:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Pacific, Asia

Addressing the Australian House of Representatives, President Barack Obama has said he wants to strengthen America's military presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Cameron's Aussie accent attacked

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 10:25

David Cameron's attempt to impersonate Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been described as "so bad it could cause a diplomatic row".
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Australia jail hostage drama ends

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 5:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

Two staff members at a prison in the Australian city of Hobart are freed unharmed, hours after inmates took them hostage.
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Australia PM urges uranium U-turn

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 4:01
related countries: India India

Australian leader Julia Gillard is urging her governing Labor Party to overturn a ban on selling uranium to India.
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VIDEO: Australian police in huge drugs bust

Monday, November 14th 2011, 14:19
related countries: United States United States

The Australian authorities have seized cocaine worth an estimated A$78m (£50m; US$80m).
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Woods' woes return in Australia

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 8:15
related countries: Australia Australia

Tiger Woods suffers a disappointing third round at the Australian Open, shooting a three-over round of 75 to trail Australian leader John Senden by six shots.
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2018 Commonwealths in Gold Coast

Friday, November 11th 2011, 23:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Hambantota

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in Gold Coast after the Australian city beat off the challenge of Sri Lankan town Hambantota.
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Sportsday Live - Friday 11 November

Friday, November 11th 2011, 10:19

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to London's successful bid to host 2017 World Athletics Championships, plus all the build-up to a busy weekend of international football.
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Australian cigarette law passed

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 10:16

Laws banning brand labels on cigarette packaging are passed by the Australian Senate, their last key hurdle before coming into effect.
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Ned Kelly's family to hold burial

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 3:45

Australian officials are to return the remains of outlaw Ned Kelly to his descendants for burial, 130 years after he was hanged for murder.
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Legend Warne returns for Big Bash

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 10:52

Australian legend Shane Warne says he is in great shape after confirming his return to cricket in the Twenty20 Big Bash League.
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Burns v Katsidis as it happened

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 21:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Lanarkshire fighter Ricky Burns defeats Australian Michael Katsidis at London's Wembley Arena on points to win the WBO interim lightweight world title.
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Qantas lock-out 'was last resort'

Friday, November 4th 2011, 4:53

Qantas boss Alan Joyce tells parliament his decision to lock out the airline's staff and ground the Australian carrier's fleet was "absolutely the last resort".
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Labor denies plot against Gillard

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 5:38

Senior officials deny media reports that Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is about to be overthrown by members of her own Labor Party.
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Gillard fury over Qantas action

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 3:59

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard labels national airline Qantas as "extreme and irresponsible" for shutting down its operations on the weekend.
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Qantas flights 'to stay grounded'

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 11:32

Airline Qantas keeps all flights grounded until at least midday on Monday, as passengers await a ruling from Australia's work tribunal on the action.
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VIDEO: Advice for stranded Qantas passengers

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 9:40

Australian airline Qantas has said more than 68,000 passengers around the world have been affected by its decision to ground all its planes on Saturday.
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Labour row grounds Qantas flights

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 14:40

Australian airline Qantas grounds all flights with immediate effect over an industrial dispute, stranding thousands of passengers worldwide.
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Qantas dispute grounds UK flights

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Australian airline Qantas cancels all flights to and from London in response to industrial action.
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Queen highlights equality issue

Friday, October 28th 2011, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

The Queen opens the Commonwealth summit in the Australian city of Perth, with changes to the law on royal succession due to be discussed.
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Strikes cost Qantas A$15m a week

Friday, October 28th 2011, 4:42

Qantas says ongoing strikes by employees are costing the airline 15m Australian dollars ($16m; £12m) each week.
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