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Aerial view of flood-hit Rockhampton

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:03

Flood preparations in the Australian city of Rockhampton are being put to the test with water levels set to peak.
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Floodwaters to peak in Australia

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 6:45
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Rockhampton

Residents in the flood-hit Australian city of Rockhampton are preparing themselves for floodwaters to peak.
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Australian city braces for flood peak

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 10:38

The Australian city of Rockhampton is bracing itself as devastating flood waters are expected to reach their highest levels in the next 12-18 hours.
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Queensland braces for flood peak

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 10:32

The Australian military rushes to get supplies to the Queensland city of Rockhampton, where devastating flood waters are set to peak.
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In pictures

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 16:17

Aerial images from the flood-hit Australian state of Queensland
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Australian floods 'to last weeks'

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 15:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Huge swathes of Australia's Queensland could remain submerged for weeks, hampering recovery efforts, the state premier says.
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Supplies flown to Queensland city

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 10:10

Military aircraft fly supplies into the Australian city of Rockhampton, where rising flood waters have cut off all but one access route.
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Australian flooding claims victim

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 4:07

A woman swept from a bridge in her car becomes the first victim of widespread flooding in the Australian state of Queensland.
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'Battling to save what they can'

Friday, December 31st 2010, 19:21

Thousands more people are evacuating their homes as widespread flooding continues across the Australian state of Queensland.
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Australians leave flood-hit homes

Friday, December 31st 2010, 11:31

Thousands more people are preparing to evacuate their homes as one of Australia's worst floods continues to inundate the state of Queensland.
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Australian PM visits flooded areas

Friday, December 31st 2010, 9:28

The Australian prime minister, Julia Gillard, has been touring north-eastern areas of the country, which have been inundated by the worst flooding in about fifty years.
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Australia floodwater still rising

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 14:43

Water levels are continuing to rise in some parts of the Australian state of Queensland as it battles its worst floods in decades.
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Australia v England - 4th Test day four as it happened

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 1:51
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England retain the Ashes after beating Australia by an innings and 157 runs in the fourth Test in Melbourne.
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Teenagers rebuked after airbed river escapade

Monday, December 27th 2010, 11:30

Police in the Australian state of Queensland retrieve three teenagers who tried to use air mattresses to float 30km (20 miles) on floodwaters.
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Paddy Power to buy out Sportsbet

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 8:02

Paddy Power agrees to buy the remaining shares in Australian betting company Sportsbet giving it full control of the group.
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Trio guilty of Sydney attack plot

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 7:27

An Australian court finds three men guilty of plotting a suicide attack on a Sydney army base, with two co-defendants acquitted.
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Rio offers $3.9bn for Riversdale

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 7:21

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto ups its bid for Sydney-based Riversdale Mining with a fresh $3.9bn offer.
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DP World sells Australian stake

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 10:26

Dubai World's ports operating arm, DP World, sells a 75% stake in its Australian ports to Citi Infrastructure for $1.5bn.
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Australian court jails fake PoW

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 10:26

An 84-year-old Australian pensioner is jailed for pretending to have been a prisoner of war, and for falsely claiming a war service pension.
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Former terror suspect wins payout

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 10:25
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian government is to pay "substantial" damages to an Indian doctor who was wrongly charged over a failed UK bomb plot in 2007.
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Australian shipwreck 'killed 48'

Monday, December 20th 2010, 5:31
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says as many as 48 asylum seekers may have been killed when their boat sank off Christmas Island.
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Virgin's New Zealand deal backed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 8:15
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

An alliance between Australian budget airline Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand is approved by Australia's competition watchdog.
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Human face

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 0:24

Australian shipwreck gives asylum debate new meaning
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Flooding hits Australian states

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 12:19

Towns in three Australian states have been hit by flooding, causing damage to property and forcing some residents to flee their homes.
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MIA special forces dog gets hero's welcome

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

An Australian special forces sniffer dog that went missing for almost 14 months after a battle in Afghanistan finally returns home to Australia.
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Australia blames US for Wikileaks

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 10:28
related countries: United States United States

Australia's foreign minister says the US is to blame for the release of diplomatic cables on Wikileaks, not its Australian founder, Julian Assange.
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Rudd 'sought tough China policy'

Monday, December 6th 2010, 11:23
related countries: China China

Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd said the West should be prepared to use force against China, a cable released by Wikileaks alleges.
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Rio offers £2.2bn for Riversdale

Monday, December 6th 2010, 8:08
related countries: India India

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto makes a £2.2bn bid for Riversdale Mining, whose largest shareholder is India's Tata Steel.
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China charges for Australian CEO

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 10:37
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

An Australian citizen of Chinese origin is charged with embezzlement amid a business dispute in China's southern city of Guangzhou.
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Australian economic growth slows

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 8:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economic growth slowed between July and September as the high value of its currency hit export earnings.
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Australian astrophysicist's theory 'explains' UFOs

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 1:16

Some UFO sightings could be explained by ball lightning and other atmospheric phenomena, says an Australian astrophysicist who studied a fireball event over Brisbane.
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AXA agrees deal on Asian insurer

Monday, November 29th 2010, 14:08
related countries: France France

The French insurer AXA has signed an agreement with Australian wealth manager AMP to divide up the activities of AXA APH.
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Serena will miss Australian Open

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 8:46

Serena Williams withdraws from January's Australian Open to continue her rehabilitation from a foot injury.
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Thai-owned firm blamed for spill

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 6:46
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian government inquiry blames a Thai-owned oil rig operator for the country's worst ever offshore oil leak in the Timor Sea.
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Hogan's criminal tax battle ends

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 10:21

A five-year criminal investigation against Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan is dropped, Australian detectives announce.
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Pietersen ready for Doherty test

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 10:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he is ready for the challenge awaiting him from Australian left arm spinner Xavier Doherty ahead of the 2010 Ashes series
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Firing range twins 'suicide pact'

Friday, November 19th 2010, 2:22

An Australian woman injured in a shooting at a US firing range which killed her identical twin tells police they had a suicide pact.
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'Forty new A380 engines needed'

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 7:02

Up to 40 Rolls-Royce engines on Airbus A380 superjumbos worldwide will need to be replaced, Australian airline Qantas says.
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Wrong turn brought Australian sharks to Med

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 1:07
related countries: Australia Australia

Great white sharks arrived in the Mediterranean all the way from Australia after a "wrong turn", a study of their DNA suggests.
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Australian twins shot at US range

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 0:32
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Colorado, Twin

Twin sisters from Australia are shot in the head at a firing range in Colorado, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured, police say.
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Woods' title defence all but over

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 8:51

Tiger Woods' bid to retain his Australian Masters title is all but over, with the world number two trailing leader Adam Bland by 10 shots after the third round.
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Thursday, November 11th 2010, 10:20

The Australian High Court rules in favour of asylum-seekers who claimed laws barring appeal against refugee status rejections were unfair.
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Qantas keeps its A380s grounded

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 5:09

Australian airline Qantas says it will keep its Airbus A380 planes grounded for more checks after an engine on one exploded in flight last week.
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Woods prepared for Aussie defence

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:39

Former world number one Tiger Woods admits he must find more consistency as he bids to defend the last remaining title he holds at the Australian Masters.
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Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:25

An Australian who set up an online alcohol search site has changed the name of his service after protests from Google.
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Qantas finds A380 engine problems

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:04

The Australian airline, Qantas, has said it has found "slight anomalies" on three Airbus A380 engines and is keeping its fleet of six passenger jets grounded for further checks.
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Qantas finds A380 engine problems

Monday, November 8th 2010, 5:49

Australian airline Qantas says it is keeping its Airbus A380s grounded for further checks after finding "anomalies" with three engines.
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Qantas grounds A380s after scare

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 17:29
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Australia's Qantas grounds its Airbus A380 jets, and Singapore Airlines delays flights, after a Qantas superjumbo makes an emergency landing.
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Airbus makes emergency landing

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 5:52
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A giant Airbus A380 from the Australian airline Qantas has made an emergency landing in Singapore after developing engine trouble
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Australian outback town offers homes for $1

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 6:54

An Australian outback town in New South Wales is offering homes to rent for $1 (£0.60) a week to keep the town "alive".
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Australia and India in rate rises

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 15:34
related countries: India India

The Australian and Indian central banks both raise interest rates by a quarter percentage point amid fears of rising inflation.
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Call for mandatory salt curbs

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 0:36

Forcing food manufacturers to cut salt levels in processed food could help cut heart disease rates, claim Australian researchers.
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Huge heroin haul found in Sydney

Monday, November 1st 2010, 13:06

Australian police have intercepted one of the country's largest shipments of heroin, with a street value of more than A$400m.
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