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Australia trade deal buoys education

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 5:08
related countries: China China

Australia's international education industry will benefit hugely from a major trade deal sealed on Monday with China, experts say.
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Australia, India in trade pact push

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 3:21
related countries: India India
related places: Canberra

Australia and India pledge to push for a major free trade deal, as India's PM Narendra Modi makes a historic speech to parliament in Canberra.
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China and Australia seal trade deal

Monday, November 17th 2014, 8:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China
related places: Canberra

China and Australia seal a major free trade agreement, after the Chinese president makes a rare address to parliament in Canberra.
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VIDEO: China and Australia sign trade deal

Monday, November 17th 2014, 6:58
related countries: China China

Australia and China have signed a landmark free trade agreement, after almost a decade of negotiations.
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G20 summit: Koalas and 'shirtfronting'

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 20:41

How this year's G20 summit in Australia will be best remembered
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Morkel inspires SA win over Aussies

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 12:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Morne Morkel takes a career best 5-21 as South Africa level the ODI series against Australia with a three-wicket win.
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VIDEO: Bad Santa robs Melbourne post office

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 12:06
related places: Melbourne

A man dressed up as Father Christmas robs a post office in Melbourne, Australia.
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G20 leaders in global growth pledge

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 8:07
related countries: Russia Russia

The G20 summit closes with pledges from leaders to boost the global economy, after Russian leader Vladimir Putin leaves the summit early.
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VIDEO: G20 leaders to address economy

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 4:50
related places: Brisbane

World leaders discuss the global economy and energy, on the second and final day of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia.
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Russia under pressure at G20 summit

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 23:13
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Brisbane

Russia has faced rebukes from Western leaders about its role in the Ukraine crisis, as a G20 summit gets under way in Brisbane, Australia.
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France 29-26 Australia

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 22:26
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

France make it two wins from two autumn internationals after withstanding a late surge from Australia in Paris.
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Clarke sidelined for SA series

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 12:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia captain Michael Clarke will miss the rest of the ODI series against South Africa with a hamstring injury.
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Obama warns of Asia 'intimidation'

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 12:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

US President Barack Obama, who is attending the G20 summit in Australia, says Asia's security must not be based on intimidation and bullying.
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New Zealand 22-18 Australia

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 10:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

Shaun Johnson shines as New Zealand win the Four Nations title with a thrilling 22-18 victory over Australia in Wellington.
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Leaders meet in Brisbane for G20

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 4:01
related places: Brisbane

World leaders are meeting in Brisbane, Australia, for the first day of the G20 summit, with global growth the focus of the talks.
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Clarke injured during Australia win

Friday, November 14th 2014, 12:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

Australia captain Michael Clarke suffers another hamstring injury in his team's 32-run win over South Africa in Perth.
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VIDEO: G20 protesters bury heads in sand

Friday, November 14th 2014, 11:52

More than 400 people stuck their heads in the sand on Australia's Bondi Beach, to protest at the country's stance on climate change.
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Australia 'violated Fifa bid rules'

Friday, November 14th 2014, 7:44

A Fifa report into claims of corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 football World Cups accuses Australia of breaking its rules.
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NAB move to settle late fees case

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 2:07

National Australia Bank has taken the first step towards settling a class action brought against Australia's major banks over late payment fees.
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Talks on renewable energy break down

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 1:24

Opposition politicians walk out on talks with the government designed to establish a bipartisan commitment to renewable energy in Australia.
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Australian troops heading to Iraq

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 2:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 200 members of Australia's special forces will begin deploying to Iraq after being given legal clearance.
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Abbott lukewarm over Asia bank plan

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 0:48

Tony Abbott says a new regional development bank for Asia would be good for growth, but says Australia will only join a "genuinely multilateral body".
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Canberra will be 'fuming' at Hodgson

Monday, November 10th 2014, 12:01
related places: Hodgson

Former England captain Jamie Peacock says Canberra Raiders will be "fuming" at Josh Hodgson party video.
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Australia 'giving up' on renewables

Monday, November 10th 2014, 1:01

Investment into renewable energy projects in Australia has dropped by 70% in the last year, according to a new report by a climate change body.
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Australia win to send England out

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 7:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Samoa Samoa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wollongong

England's Four Nations hopes end as Australia beat Samoa 44-18 in Wollongong to reach the final against New Zealand.
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Australia set for China cattle deal

Friday, November 7th 2014, 0:02
related countries: China China

Australia is finalising a deal with China for the annual export of one million head of cattle, worth A$1bn, officials say.
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Your pictures: Australia

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 9:10

Readers' photos on the theme of Australia
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Australia rejects asylum offer claim

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 2:29

Australia rejects a claim that it offered to accommodate asylum seekers if they withdrew statements about a death at a detention facility.
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Australia to pay firm to fight Ebola

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 6:53

PM Tony Abbott says Australia is contracting a private company to staff and operate an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone.
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Memorial for Australia ex-PM Whitlam

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 4:19

Australia holds a state memorial service for former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who died on 21 October at the age of 98.
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Wales' Davies misses Wallabies match

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

George North plays centre for Wales against Australia after Jonathan Davies fails to recover from injury.
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Australia's trade deficit doubles

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 4:00

Australia's trade deficit more than doubled to A$2.26bn (£1.2bn; $1.96bn) in September, according to data released on Tuesday.
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Australia 'holds back' climate fight

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 1:26

Australia is a drag on international efforts to tackle climate change, says a leading economist and former government adviser.
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Clarke frustrated after whitewash

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 20:13
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan

Michael Clarke says Australia's whitewash by Pakistan shows lessons have not been learned from last year's defeat to India.
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VIDEO: Ban Ki-moon makes United Nations mix-up

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 15:57
related countries: Austria Austria

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has muddled "Austria" with "Australia".
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Pakistan clinch Test over Australia

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 10:38
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Pakistan beat Australia by 356 runs on the final day in Abu Dhabi to complete a 2-0 whitewash in the Test series.
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Misbah hits fastest Test fifty

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 15:00

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hits fastest half-century in Test history against Australia, then matches quickest ton.
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Australia 16-12 England

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 8:09

Ryan Hall has a try controversially not given for England in the last minute of their Four Nations defeat by Australia in Melbourne.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfire 'out of control'

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 14:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A bushfire burning out of control in Australia's Blue Mountains has destroyed at least one house and threatens more, according to Australian media.
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Younus hits 213 as Pakistan dominate

Friday, October 31st 2014, 16:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.
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ANZ bank announces record profit

Friday, October 31st 2014, 5:55

One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, announces a record full-year net profit of A$7.3bn ($6.4bn, £4bn), up 15% from a year earlier.
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Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

Friday, October 31st 2014, 4:23
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.
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Younus hits third successive century

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 14:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Younus Khan hits a third successive hundred as Pakistan close day one of the final Test with Australia on 304-2.
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Canberra 'trying to verify IS death'

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 3:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Syria Syria

The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State has been killed in Syria.
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Australia's Ebola visa ban condemned

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 22:21

Australia's decision to suspend entry visas for people from Ebola-affected West African countries is condemned as "counterproductive" and "discriminatory".
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Protection plan 'will not save reef'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 5:49

Australia's Academy of Science says a government draft plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef will not prevent its decline.
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Piece of Australia found in Vanuatu

Monday, October 27th 2014, 22:53
related countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu

A fragment of ancient Australia is found under Vanuatu in the South Pacific, raising new questions about how continents are formed.
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Beale could still feature on tour

Monday, October 27th 2014, 15:42

Australia assistant coach Nathan Grey says Kurtley Beale could still play a part in their tour of Europe.
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KKK stunt in Australia veil protest

Monday, October 27th 2014, 6:21
related places: Canberra

Three men, one wearing a Ku Klux Klan outfit, try to enter Parliament House in Canberra in a protest over the Islamic full-face veil.
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Storms batter southern Australia

Monday, October 27th 2014, 4:12
related places: Adelaide

Melbourne and Adelaide are recovering from severe electrical storms that swept across southern Australia overnight.
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VIDEO: Australia Muslims hold mosque open day

Monday, October 27th 2014, 2:22

Following a reported rise in attacks on Muslims in Australia, mosques hold an open day to challenge misconceptions about Islam.
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Australia green firms hit by cut

Monday, October 27th 2014, 0:04

Australia's green energy firms hit by target cuts
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Australia's great natural secret comes out of hiding

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 19:34
related places: Kimberley

The wildlife secrets of Australia's Kimberley coast
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Pakistan crush Aussies in first Test

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 12:33

Pakistan see off Australia's remaining batsmen to earn a crushing 221-run win in the first Test in Dubai.
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Younus sets Pakistan century record

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 13:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.
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Kiwis stun Australia in Four Nations

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 11:11
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand shock Australia in the Four Nations with a resounding victory that ended the hosts' 16-match winning run.
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Australia omit Beale from Test squad

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 7:24

Kurtley Beale is not selected for Australia's autumn internationals after being fined for a breach of conduct.
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First transplant of 'dead' heart

Friday, October 24th 2014, 12:00

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
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Qantas back on track to profit

Friday, October 24th 2014, 4:28

Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
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How technology is transforming Tasmanian farms

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 20:34

How technology is revolutionising farming in Australia
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VIDEO: Battle over the Great Barrier Reef

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 20:23

Expanding coal mining operations along the Queensland coast could threaten Australia's treasured Great Barrier Reef.
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Can a mining town survive a shutdown?

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 19:33

Can a remote mining town in Australia survive a shutdown?
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Tributes paid to ex-Australian PM

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 15:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
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Five ways Whitlam changed Australia

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 7:49

Five ways that late PM Gough Whitlam reformed his country
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Australia page for BBC News website

Monday, October 20th 2014, 20:39

How we are improving the BBC's coverage of Australia
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