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Australia 'needs carbon trading'

Friday, July 4th 2008, 11:09

An Australian government advisor on climate change calls for a national emissions trading scheme to combat global warming.
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Australia deaths doctor to return

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 5:19
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, United States United States

Australian ex-patients of an Indian surgeon facing multiple charges welcome his decision not to fight extradition from the US.
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Doctor 'accepts Australia return'

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 5:19
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, United States United States

Australian ex-patients of an Indian surgeon facing multiple charges welcome his decision not to fight extradition from the US.
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Australian charged with drink-driving - in a motorised wheelchair

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in northern Australia charge a man with drink-driving - in a motorised wheelchair.
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Aborigines threaten to shut Uluru

Saturday, June 21st 2008, 10:45

Aboriginal leaders threaten to ban tourists from a top Australian landmark in protest at "racist" government policies.
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Australian rivers 'face disaster'

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 5:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Parts of Australia's Murray-Darling river basin will be beyond recovery unless they receive water soon, scientists warn.
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Australian women flock to be 'Jillaroos' on outback farms

Monday, June 9th 2008, 10:31

Farms in the Australian outback - which have long had problems attracting workers - are now reporting a surge of interest from young women.
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Rudd moots EU-style Asia-Pac bloc

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 6:40

Australian PM Kevin Rudd proposes the creation of a new Asia-Pacific bloc, similar to the European Union.
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Sydney police boss 'in drug ring'

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 8:22

A senior Australian police officer is charged over an alleged plot to import half a tonne of drug-making chemicals.
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Bones found at WWI 'mass grave'

Monday, June 2nd 2008, 12:33
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Archaeologists in France believe they may have found the WWI grave of hundreds of British and Australian troops.
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Cricket: Ponting passes milestone

Friday, May 30th 2008, 22:37

Ricky Ponting becomes the seventh batsman and the third Australian to score 10,000 Test runs.
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Australia's Origin rejects BG bid

Friday, May 30th 2008, 8:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian energy firm Origin rejects a $13bn takeover bid from UK power company BG Group.
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Australian wreck mystery probed

Friday, May 30th 2008, 6:42
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia begins an inquiry into the sinking of HMAS Sydney, one of the great unsolved mysteries of World War II.
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Australia Muslim school rejected

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 12:45

Authorities in a small Australian town reject proposals to allow an Islamic school to be built there.
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Swiss to return drug lord's money

Monday, May 26th 2008, 16:40
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland's top court rules that a convicted Australian drug trafficker is entitled to reclaim a $500,000 bank deposit.
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Lost divers 'should pay rescue'

Monday, May 26th 2008, 8:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian officials suggest two foreign divers should pay for their rescue after selling their story to the media.
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Tennis: Injured Tsonga pulls out

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 21:33
related countries: France France

Australian Open runner-up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from the French Open due to a knee injury.
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Australian anger over Fiji threat

Thursday, May 15th 2008, 10:05
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

Australia asks Fiji to increase security for its top diplomat after a second "credible" death threat in two weeks.
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Australian bank accepts takeover

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 6:02

Australian bank St George accepts a takeover offer worth A$19bn from its larger rival Westpac.
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Australian military clears troops

Monday, May 12th 2008, 8:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

Australia's military clears its troops of wrongdoing in an Afghan battle that left two women and a baby dead.
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Australia launches abuse probe

Friday, May 9th 2008, 6:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Australian army says it is probing allegations that its soldiers mistreated prisoners in Afghanistan.
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Fiji deports Australian publisher

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 12:57
related countries: Fiji Fiji

The military rulers in Fiji deport the Australian publisher of the Fiji Times - the second such move in recent months.
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'Big Dry' hits Australian farmers

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 3:27

More than 10,000 Australian farming families are forced to leave the land due to the country's ongoing drought.
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Scientists make weight loss claim

Tuesday, April 29th 2008, 6:38

Australian scientists believe they may have discovered how to help people lose weight without cutting back on food.
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Smooth run for Australia's relay

Thursday, April 24th 2008, 2:21
related countries: Australia Australia

Canberra's torch relay takes place smoothly, despite fears of clashes between pro-Tibet and China supporters.
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Olympic torch arrives in Canberra

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 4:25
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

The Olympic torch arrives in the Australian capital amid tight security ahead of Thursday's relay.
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Australian PM speaks out on Tibet

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 6:29
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Australian PM Kevin Rudd uses a speech in Beijing to urge China to address "significant" rights problems in Tibet.
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Shark kills Australian teenager

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 10:06
related countries: Australia Australia

A 16-year-old boy dies after being attacked by a shark off Australia's east coast.
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Youths attack Australian school

Monday, April 7th 2008, 12:15

Several people are hurt after youths armed with bats and a machete attack a Sydney high school.
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E Timor leader criticises troops

Friday, March 28th 2008, 6:45
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor's president criticises Australian-led forces for failing to capture rebels who shot him.
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Australia leader set for US talks

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 6:21
related countries: United States United States

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is on this way to the US, kicking off a 17-day multi-nation diplomatic trip.
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Australian terror trial suspended

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 15:10
related countries: Australia Australia

A terrorism trial in Australia is postponed after a judge calls for improvements to the suspects' jail conditions.
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E Timorese leader out of hospital

Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 5:40
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor's president is discharged from an Australian hospital five weeks after being shot by rebels.
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Hamilton wins dramatic F1 opener

Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:41
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton gets his Formula One campaign off to the best possible start with victory in an incident-packed Australian Grand Prix.
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F1: Hamilton takes Australian pole

Saturday, March 15th 2008, 4:54
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton earns pole position for the Australian Grand Prix but Kimi Raikkonen suffers problems.
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F1: Hamilton off to flying start

Friday, March 14th 2008, 11:56
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in one of Friday's practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix, with Kimi Raikkonen topping the other.
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Jail for Australian kiss killers

Friday, March 7th 2008, 23:21
related countries: Australia Australia

Two women in Australia who murdered a girl from Dorset and then kissed over her body are jailed for life.
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Terracotta city tourists' ordeal

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 12:28
related countries: China China

A man is shot dead after taking 10 Australian tourists hostage in China's Terracotta Army city of Xian.
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Australian rates at 12-year high

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 7:55
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's central bank raises interest rates to 7.25%, the highest level in 12 years, to combat inflation.
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Cricket: India act over 'sledging'

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 15:57
related countries: India India

India write a letter to match referee Jeff Crowe complaining about the behaviour of the Australian players.
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Rudd plans summit on 2020 vision

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 0:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd reveals plans for a summit to discuss challenges facing Australia.
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Australia troops 'can leave Iraq'

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 5:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The time has come for Australian combat troops to leave Iraq, the head of the country's armed forces says.
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Soldiers hunt East Timor rebels

Thursday, February 14th 2008, 6:36
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australian-led troops are hunting for rebels thought to have carried out attacks on East Timor's top leaders.
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BHP makes takeover bid for Rio

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 23:33

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton launches a formal hostile bid to buy rival Rio Tinto for $147bn.
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Australia apology to Aborigines

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 6:56

The Australian government will issue a formal apology to Aborigines when parliament convenes on 13 February.
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Tennis: Djokovic wins Aussie title

Sunday, January 27th 2008, 11:53

Serbia's Novak Djokovic beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
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Live - Djokovic v Tsonga

Sunday, January 27th 2008, 8:20

Third seed Novak Djokovic takes on unseeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Sharapova wins title

Saturday, January 26th 2008, 4:20

Maria Sharapova beats Ana Ivanovic to win her third Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
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Ledger remembered as 'old soul'

Friday, January 25th 2008, 16:37

Heath Ledger's family remember the star as an 'old soul' in a death notice printed in an Australian newspaper.
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Tennis: Djokovic topples Federer

Friday, January 25th 2008, 11:17

Novak Djokovic beats world number one Roger Federer in straight sets to reach the Australian Open final.
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Tennis: Tsonga stuns Nadal

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 10:50

Unseeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga thrashes world number two Rafael Nadal in straight sets to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Ledger autopsy inconclusive

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 8:27

The cause of 28-year-old actor Heath Ledger's death will not be known for about 10 days, authorities say.
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Tennis: Sharapova reaches final

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 6:28

Maria Sharapova trounces Jelena Jankovic 6-3 6-1 to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Stars pay tribute to Heath Ledger

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 15:37

Hollywood stars, family and fans pay tribute to Australian actor Heath Ledger, who has been found dead aged 28.
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Tennis: Federer to face Djokovic

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 13:37

Champion Roger Federer beats James Blake in straight sets to set up a semi-final with third seed Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open.
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Live - Federer v Blake

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 8:24

Reigning champion Roger Federer takes on James Blake for a place in the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Tennis: Ivanovic beats Venus

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 1:45

Ana Ivanovic will play Daniela Hantuchova in the semi-finals of the Australian Open after a thrilling win over Venus Williams.
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