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Aboriginal remains to go home

Friday, November 17th 2006, 11:20

The Natural History Museum is to return the remains of 18 aboriginal people to the Australian government.
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Australia to expand Telstra offer

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 11:53

The Australian government says it will expand its offer for telecoms giant Telstra after heavy demand for its shares.
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Sydney imam seeks ruling

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 10:02

The Australian Muslim sheikh under fire for comments about women calls for an ethical tribunal to judge his case.
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Qantas ups A380 Airbus order

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 13:18

Australian airline Qantas says it has increased its order of Airbus superjumbos to 20, despite production delays.
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Australia fury at cleric comments

Thursday, October 26th 2006, 10:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's top Muslim cleric apologises after comparing women who do not wear the hijab to "uncovered meat".
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Angry Solomons given concession

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 4:23

Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum agree to review the Australian-led security force in the Solomons.
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Australia launches climate plans

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 8:42

The Australian government unveils a major initiative to develop clean technology in response to climate change.
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Solomon Islands PM offices raided

Friday, October 20th 2006, 8:18

Australian forces raid the office of the Solomons prime minister as tensions rise over a controversial sex case.
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Australia to ban N Korean ships

Monday, October 16th 2006, 7:47
related countries: Australia Australia, North Korea North Korea
related places: Canberra

Australia is to ban North Korean ships from its ports, as talks in Tokyo focus on implementing UN sanctions.
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Sydney police begin beach patrols

Sunday, October 15th 2006, 13:33

Australian police launch beach patrols in Sydney to prevent a repeat of last year's serious racial clashes.
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Australian PM warns on drought

Friday, October 13th 2006, 6:08

Australian Prime Minister John Howard has warned that the country's worsening drought could hit economic growth.
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Suncorp bids for insurer Promina

Thursday, October 12th 2006, 7:13

Australian banking and insurance group Suncorp makes a takeover bid for fellow insurer Promina.
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Perth land title ruling contested

Thursday, October 5th 2006, 8:32

Australian's government says it is to appeal a court ruling granting native title rights over Perth to Aborigines.
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Tennis: Aussies to use Hawk-Eye

Tuesday, October 3rd 2006, 8:25

Players will be able to challenge line calls via a video replay system at January's Australian Open.
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Attorney-general of Solomons held

Friday, September 29th 2006, 16:54
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands' attorney-general is arrested in Papua New Guinea amid Australian child-sex charges.
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Police accused of Aborigine death

Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 7:43

An Australian coroner berates police for an Aboriginal man's death which prompted riots on Palm Island in 2004.
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Australian cricket tackles racism

Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 4:08

Australian cricketing bodies announce a new anti-racism policy, but calling the English "poms" is ruled acceptable.
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Australia hit by early bushfires

Monday, September 25th 2006, 5:44

Australian firefighters are battling to limit the damage caused by the season's first bushfires.
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Australia unease at Perth ruling

Thursday, September 21st 2006, 10:51

Australian politicians voice concerns at a court ruling giving Aborigines the native title to the city of Perth.
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Thousands at Irwin memorial event

Wednesday, September 20th 2006, 8:36

More than 5,000 people attend a colourful memorial service for Australian TV naturalist Steve Irwin.
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Irwin tribute tickets spark rush

Friday, September 15th 2006, 5:54

Fans of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin take up all 3,000 free tickets to his memorial service in just 15 minutes.
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Australia issues Solomons threat

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 8:44
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

Australia threatens retaliatory measures against the Solomons government, as a diplomatic row intensifies.
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Howard call to Australian Muslims

Monday, September 11th 2006, 5:58

On the anniversary of 9/11, Australian PM John Howard calls on moderate Muslims to be more critical of terrorism.
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Howard call to Australian Muslims

Monday, September 11th 2006, 5:58

On the anniversary of 9/11, Australian PM John Howard calls on moderate Muslims to be more critical of terrorism.
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Aussie great Brock dies in crash

Friday, September 8th 2006, 6:45

Australian motor racing great Peter Brock is killed in a rallying accident in Western Australia.
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Bali Australians now face death

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 10:10

Four of the so-called Bali Nine Australian drug gang have their sentences upped to the death penalty, officials say.
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Irwin 'wanted ordinary funeral'

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 7:22

The father of Australian "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin says his son would not have wanted a state funeral.
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Tape 'shows last moments'

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 12:19

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin's death from a stingray attack was recorded on videotape, his manager says.
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Australia mourns 'colourful son'

Monday, September 4th 2006, 16:01

Tributes are paid as Australia's "Crocodile Hunter" naturalist Steve Irwin is killed by a stingray while diving.
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'Crocodile Hunter' Irwin killed

Monday, September 4th 2006, 12:12

Australian environmentalist and television personality Steve Irwin is killed by a stingray while diving.
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Australian FM in East Timor talks

Monday, September 4th 2006, 10:34
related countries: Australia Australia, East Timor East Timor
related places: Dili

Foreign ministers from East Timor, Australia and Indonesia hold security talks in Dili amid renewed unrest.
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Australia targets drugged drivers

Saturday, September 2nd 2006, 4:01
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australian police in the state of Victoria begin random testing on drivers for the drug ecstasy.
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Australian curfew order 'a farce'

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 9:41
related countries: Australia Australia

A magistrate who approved Australia's first terror-linked control order says the government is turning it into a farce.
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Australian man given curfew order

Monday, August 28th 2006, 5:35

An Australian accused of receiving al-Qaeda funds becomes the first subject of a tough new control order.
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Australia boosts overseas police

Friday, August 25th 2006, 8:47

Australian is to increase the number of police available for deployment to South East Asia and the Pacific.
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Australian jailed for bomb plots

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 3:57

Australian Faheem Khalid Lodhi is sentenced to 20 years in jail for planning bombing attacks in Sydney.
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Umpire Hair denies anti-Asia bias

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 14:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian umpire Darrell Hair maintains he was correct to penalise Pakistan and award the fourth Test to England.
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'Jihad Jack' conviction quashed

Friday, August 18th 2006, 8:00

An Australian Muslim convert jailed for receiving funds from al-Qaeda has his conviction quashed.
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Australian builder doubles profits

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 6:10

Multiplex, the developer of the troubled Wembley Stadium project, reports doubled annual profits.
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Howard rejects emissions targets

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 8:27

The Australian PM hits out at a plan backed by state leaders to introduce caps on greenhouse gas emissions.
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Australian PM drops asylum bill

Monday, August 14th 2006, 6:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's PM John Howard drops controversial changes to the asylum law after a revolt by lawmakers.
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Australian PM: 'Disarm Hezbollah'

Sunday, August 13th 2006, 7:37
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Australian PM John Howard says the UN truce in Lebanon can only last if Hezbollah is disarmed.
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NZ man faces Pacific murder trial

Friday, August 11th 2006, 8:09
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Norfolk Island Norfolk Island

A New Zealand man is committed to stand trial for the murder of an Australian woman on Norfolk Island.
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Australia debates asylum changes

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 6:02

The Australian Parliament begins debating proposals to process all future asylum seekers in off-shore camps.
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Pacific court told attack details

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 11:05
related countries: Norfolk Island Norfolk Island

An Australian woman killed on Norfolk Island suffered an "extremely violent assault", a committal hearing is told.
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Australian dad hails skydive hero

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 11:05
related countries: United States United States

A US skydiving instructor gave his life protecting a young Australian in a plane crash, her family says.
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OECD praises Australian economy

Monday, July 31st 2006, 16:01

As Prime Minister John Howard says he wants a fifth term in office, an OECD report praises the Australian economy.
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Australia PM to go for fifth term

Monday, July 31st 2006, 9:03

Australian PM John Howard is to stand for a fifth term, as deputy Peter Costello rules out a challenge.
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Australia warned of Aids spread

Saturday, July 29th 2006, 10:13
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

The Australian government is being urged to tighten border controls to stem the threat of Aids from Papua New Guinea.
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Australian troops quit S Lebanon

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 5:55
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Australia is withdrawing a contingent of troops from south Lebanon, following the deaths of four UN observers.
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East Timor rebel leader detained

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 6:03
related countries: East Timor East Timor

A leader of May's rebellion by East Timor's security forces has been detained by Australian peacekeepers.
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Australian PM visits East Timor

Tuesday, July 18th 2006, 11:20
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australian PM John Howard holds talks in East Timor, where troops are deployed on a peacekeeping mission.
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Australian girl 'taken by croc'

Monday, July 10th 2006, 5:48
related countries: Australia Australia

An eight-year-old girl is feared dead in northern Australia after being attacked by a saltwater crocodile.
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Summit discusses Aboriginal abuse

Monday, June 26th 2006, 3:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australian politicians meet in Canberra to discuss ways to combat child abuse in Aboriginal communities.
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Kidman marries singer Keith Urban

Sunday, June 25th 2006, 11:59

Actress Nicole Kidman marries singer boyfriend Keith Urban at an evening ceremony in Sydney.
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Howard warns on Iraq troops role

Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 7:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Australian PM John Howard says some troops in Iraq will take on a higher risk role as they change location.
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Killing sparks Iraq-Australia row

Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 23:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Australian diplomats' guards in Baghdad shoot dead an Iraqi minister's bodyguard, provoking a row.
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