loading

News: Australia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Australia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Australia – overview

Australia: news

Jakarta halts people-smuggling help

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 7:29
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Canberra, Jakarta

Indonesia suspends military co-operation with Australia, including operations to combat people-smuggling - amid a row about reports Canberra spied on Jakarta officials.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Banned Kuridrani out of Scots Test

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tevita Kuridrani will miss Australia's autumn Tests against Scotland and Wales after being banned until mid-February.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indonesia anger at Australia spy row

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 7:25
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been "damaged" by spying reports and accuses PM Tony Abbott of belittling the row.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia ban six over drinking

Monday, November 18th 2013, 13:25
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Australia suspend six players for one match for midweek drinking before the Ireland win and warn a further nine.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Canberra 'spied on Indonesia leader'

Monday, November 18th 2013, 10:04
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia recalls its ambassador to Australia over allegations that intelligence agencies spied on phone calls of the Indonesian president.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia 62-0 USA

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 15:08
related countries: United States United States

Brett Morris and Jarryd Hayne score four tries each as Australia reach the World Cup last four with victory over the USA.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kevin Rudd: Australia's polarising leader

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 2:56

Australia's polarising former prime minister exits politics
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Tearful Rudd bids farewell

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 14:28
related places: Canberra

Australia's former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has bid a tearful farewell to MPs during an emotional final address to parliament in Canberra.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pietersen fit for final Ashes warm-up

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 10:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen will play in England's final Ashes warm-up match in Australia after recovering from a knee injury.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bailey and Johnson in Australia squad

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 8:09

Uncapped batsman George Bailey and pace bowler Mitchell Johnson are named in Australia's squad for the first Ashes Test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Escape to Oz

Monday, November 11th 2013, 23:53

Young Europeans head to Australia in search of work
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Europeans head Down Under for work

Monday, November 11th 2013, 11:14
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Spain Spain

Australia's big cities are a popular destination for young people from European countries like Spain, Greece and Ireland trying to get away from the massive youth unemployment crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Prior to have scan on calf injury

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 9:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior will have a scan on a calf injury sustained in the warm-up match against Australia A.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lehmann hopeful over Watson fitness

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 7:35

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is hopeful Shane Watson will overcome a hamstring injury in time for the first Ashes Test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Root shines on rain-hit final day

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 6:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root makes an unbeaten 58 as England's rain-hit Ashes warm-up game with Australia A finishes as a predictable draw.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Major Bitcoin theft from website

Friday, November 8th 2013, 16:22

A man in Australia claims Bitcoins worth £650,000 have been stolen from him.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Carberry 'could open in Ashes Test'

Friday, November 8th 2013, 12:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Carberry could open for England in the first Ashes Test against Australia, says batting coach Graham Gooch.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rain washes out day two for England

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 5:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

Rain prevents any play on day two of England's second Ashes warm-up game against Australia A in Hobart.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cameron firm sued over crash death

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 14:25

The family of one of two filmmakers killed in a helicopter crash in Australia takes legal action against James Cameron's production company, Lightstorm Entertainment.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cook & Carberry shine for England

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 6:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

England's Michael Carberry and Alastair Cook hit unbeaten centuries, batting through day one against Australia A in Hobart.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Melbourne Cup win for Australia

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 5:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Melbourne Cup has been won by Fiorente, trained by Australian Gai Waterhouse.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Platypus-zilla' found in Australia

Monday, November 4th 2013, 22:58

Part of a giant platypus fossil, dubbed platypus-zilla, is unearthed in Australia, scientists report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ashes could feature Hot Spot & Snicko

Monday, November 4th 2013, 11:00

Umpiring aid Hot Spot could be used for the Ashes series in Australia despite concerns over its cost and reliability.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lancaster praises England newcomers

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 18:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England coach Stuart Lancaster praises his side's composure after their 20-13 victory over Australia at Twickenham.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England 20-13 Australia

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:48

England overcome Australia to grab a precious southern hemisphere scalp and get their autumn campaign off to a winning start.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sharma smashes ODI double hundred

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:39
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

India's Rohit Sharma smashes 209 from 158 balls as India beat Australia by 57 runs at Bangalore to win the series 3-2.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Haze continues to shroud Sydney

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 11:39
related places: Sydney

Officials in Australia's largest city, Sydney, have warned people not too exercise outdoors because of high pollution levels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cooper a different guy - McKenzie

Friday, November 1st 2013, 12:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie says Quade Cooper is in "as good a place as ever" ahead of Australia against England this weekend.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Anger over Australia Asia spy claims

Friday, November 1st 2013, 7:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States
related places: Asia

Indonesia summons Australia's ambassador amid reports that Australian embassies have been used as part of a US-led spying network in Asia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tomkins & Dickson to start for England

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 10:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joel Tomkins will make his England debut while Lee Dickson starts at scrum-half in Saturday's Test against Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mowen takes over Australia captaincy

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

Ben Mowen replaces James Horwill as captain of Australia for Saturday's autumn international against England at Twickenham.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Titanic man' Palmer wins seat

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Palmer

Australian tycoon Clive Palmer narrowly wins a seat in the Australia's Lower House after a recount.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Explosives destroyed in Australia park

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 8:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Perth

Australian police say they cannot rule out a possible terrorist link after finding highly volatile explosives in a Perth park.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia's small farmers struggling with low prices

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 0:26

Australia's small farmers struggling with low prices
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australian loses sex injury ruling

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 4:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's High Court rejects a bid for compensation by a civil servant injured while she was having sex during a work trip.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Australian pupils embrace Mandarin

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 2:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

As Australia's politicians continue to highlight the importance of building ties with Asia, the BBC's Jon Donnison reports from one of Australia's few bilingual schools, where pupils learn Mandarin and English.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Burgess banned for high tackle

Monday, October 28th 2013, 15:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England front rower Sam Burgess is banned for one game for a high tackle in his side's World Cup defeat by Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rio to sell coal mine stake for $1bn

Monday, October 28th 2013, 10:51
related countries: Japan Japan, Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Clermont

Rio Tinto is to sell its 50% share in Australia's Clermont coal mine to Swiss commodities giant Glencore Xstrata and Japan's Sumitomo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fleetwood Mac cancel tour dates

Monday, October 28th 2013, 9:32
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Fleetwood Mac cancel shows in Australia and New Zealand as bassist John McVie is treated for cancer.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bushfires fan global warming debate

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 23:22

Australia's bushfires and global warming - is there any link?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia 28-20 England

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 15:48
related places: Cardiff

England put in an encouraging performance before losing to Australia in their World Cup opener in Cardiff.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

McNamara cuts short news conference

Friday, October 25th 2013, 14:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Steve McNamara walks out of his news conference before the Rugby League World Cup opener against Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Questions after Australia bushfires

Friday, October 25th 2013, 13:26

The premier of the state of New South Wales says he wants to discuss compensation from the army, which has admitted starting one of the bush fires that are still burning in the state.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England set to kick off World Cup

Friday, October 25th 2013, 5:39
related places: Cardiff

England and Australia kick off the 14th World Cup on Saturday in a double-header at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pilot dies battling Australia fires

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 8:21

A plane fighting bushfires in Australia's New South Wales crashes, killing its pilot, as the military faces criticism for starting one of the major fires.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

AUDIO: 'Fireballs falling all around her'

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 8:34

As the bushfires continue to rage in Australia, one woman describes the moment her mother awoke to find her house surrounded by flames.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Weather fear as Australia fires burn

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 7:12

More than 3,000 firefighters in Australia battle devastating bushfires raging across New South Wales, with a day of extreme weather conditions forecast.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'Unprecedented' fires burn on

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 22:58

Authorities in Australia have warned that the bush fires ravaging parts of New South Wales will continue, and that Wednesday could see them reach "unprecedented" levels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia merges bushfire blazes

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 10:25

Fire fighters in Australia deliberately join two large fires near the Blue Mountains as part of efforts to control bushfires across New South Wales.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia capital backs gay marriage

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 4:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian Capital Territory has become the first part of Australia to legalise same-sex marriage, but a high court challenge is expected.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: What's causing Australian bushfires?

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 16:43
related countries: Aruba Aruba

As New South Wales in Australia deals with its most dangerous bushfires for 40 years, Peter Gibbs explains how the weather is making the situation so difficult.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Australian wildfires to worsen

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 7:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Sydney

Hundreds of houses have been destroyed by the fires in the Blue Mountains near Sydney in Australia, with conditions said to be worsening on the coming days.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Faulkner stars in superb Aussie win

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 16:05
related countries: India India

James Faulkner smashes 64 from 29 balls as Australia win another high-scoring one-day international against India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

All Blacks seal Bledisloe whitewash

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 11:57
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand prevail in a seven-try spectacle to seal a 3-0 Bledisloe Cup triumph against Australia and remain unbeaten in 2013.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 7:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's military is investigating whether a training exercise using explosives may have started one of the huge bush fires burning in New South Wales.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Reporter urges man to flee wildfires

Friday, October 18th 2013, 11:42
related places: Springwood

A man desperate to salvage possessions as wildfires closed in on his home in Springwood, Australia, has been forced to abandon his attempt by a news reporter.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

McCaw to miss Bledisloe Cup game

Friday, October 18th 2013, 9:29
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw will miss Saturday's Bledisloe Cup game against Australia with a calf injury.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Man dies fighting Australia wildfire

Friday, October 18th 2013, 6:55

Wildfires raging across Australia have claimed at least one life and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Flames turn Blue Mountains orange

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 10:57
related places: Sydney

Firemen are battling fierce wildfires -- dozens of homes are destroyed on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Record-breaking India stun Australia

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 16:24
related countries: India India

India pull off the second-highest run chase in one-day internationals to thrash Australia and level their series at 1-1.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Trott rejects Lehmann criticism

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 6:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Jonathan Trott rejects criticism from Australia coach Darren Lehmann ahead of the return Ashes series.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

A solution for Australia's grog addicts?

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 0:04

Is this the world's harshest crackdown on problem drinkers?
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.