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

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Australia: news

Australia's Gillard wins ballot

Monday, February 27th 2012, 3:20

Australian PM Julia Gillard defeats Kevin Rudd in the Labor leadership vote, in a major boost for a leader beset by internal divisions.
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Billabong spurns TPG takeover bid

Monday, February 27th 2012, 2:19
related places: Billabong

Australia's Billabong rejects a takeover bid from TPG Capital but says it is still negotiating with the investment firm.
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Australia reach tri-series final

Sunday, February 26th 2012, 13:13
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Australia secure their place in the one-day tri-series final with a comfortable 87-run victory over India in Sydney.
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Mother's plea in dingo baby case

Friday, February 24th 2012, 11:30
related places: Darwin

The parents of Australian baby Azaria Chamberlain urge a coroner to rule that a dingo killed her and end 30 years of speculation over her death.
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Rudd to challenge Gillard in vote

Friday, February 24th 2012, 6:25

Kevin Rudd will challenge Prime Minister Julia Gillard in the Australia Labor party leadership ballot on Monday, he has confirmed.
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How dangerous are dingoes?

Friday, February 24th 2012, 0:04

Experts rush to defend the reputation of Australia's dingoes
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Scuba honeymoon death man cleared

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 20:55

A man accused of drowning his wife while on a scuba dive during their honeymoon in Australia is acquitted by a judge in Alabama.
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VIDEO: Large diamond found in Australia

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 0:46

Mining group Rio Tinto has unearthed an extremely rare pink diamond in Australia.
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VIDEO: Australia FM Kevin Rudd resigns

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 14:09

Australia's governing Labour party is in turmoil after the resignation of Kevin Rudd as Foreign Minister.
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Australia FM Kevin Rudd resigns

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 13:19

Australia's Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd resigns amid widespread reports of a leadership tussle between him and Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
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Pink diamond found in Australia

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 2:30

A 12.76-carat pink diamond, reportedly Australia's largest, is being cut and polished after it was unearthed in Western Australia.
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Remembering Australia's 'Pearl Harbor'

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 0:40

Why has Australia's 'Pearl Harbor' been so long overlooked?
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Gatland gets Lions coach blessing

Monday, February 13th 2012, 12:24
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Welsh Rugby Union is happy for Warren Gatland to coach the British and Irish Lions to Australia in 2013 should he be asked.
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Glamorgan approach Aussie Johnson

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 9:45

Glamorgan enquire about signing Australia pace bowler Mitchell Johnson for this season's Twenty20 campaign.
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Macquarie falls on profit warning

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 3:41

Macquarie Group, the largest investment bank in Australia, says it expects full year profits to drop 25% as a weak market hurts its business.
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VIDEO: Evacuation from Queensland floods

Monday, February 6th 2012, 14:17

Floods continue to threaten Queensland in eastern Australia, with the town of St George expected to be worst hit.
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Titanic cameraman dies in crash

Monday, February 6th 2012, 11:41

Award-winning underwater cinematographer Mike deGruy dies in a helicopter crash in Australia.
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Qantas CEO warns on airline laws

Monday, February 6th 2012, 5:43

The chief executive of Qantas says the airline would be forced to cut services and jobs should pro-Australia airline bills be passed.
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More floods threaten Queensland

Monday, February 6th 2012, 4:36

Floods continue to threaten Queensland in eastern Australia, with 3,000 evacuated and the town of St George expecting to be worst affected.
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VIDEO: Thousands abandon homes in Australia

Sunday, February 5th 2012, 14:10

In Australia thousands of people living in the state of Queensland have been ordered to abandon their homes because of rising floodwaters.
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Europe 'at risk of early grave'

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 14:36

Australia's Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd warns Europe faces an "early grave" if it continues to ignore Asia's rise.
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VIDEO: Heavy rains cause havoc in Australia

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 16:06

Severe flooding is threatening parts of New South Wales and Queensland in eastern Australia, with towns cut off and thousands of residents evacuated.
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Towns cut off in Australia floods

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 4:44

Severe flooding threatens parts of New South Wales and Queensland in eastern Australia, with towns cut off and thousands of residents evacuated.
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VIDEO: Ferry sinking 'a major tragedy'

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 8:28
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard describes the sinking of a ferry off Papua New Guinea as ''a major tragedy'' and says that Australia has provided help.
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Asian TV characters 'stereotyped'

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 8:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia is more forward-thinking than the UK when it comes to portraying ethnic minorities in soaps, says Neighbours actor Sachin Joab.
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Snowtown claims Australia awards

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 12:22
related places: Snowtown

Crime movie Snowtown scoops four prizes at Australia's version of the Academy Awards on Tuesday.
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Bus company boss gives staff $16m

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 3:21

A bus company owner in Australia thanks loyal employees by giving them $16m (£10m) cash after the firm is sold to another company.
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Aussies complete India whitewash

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 6:57
related countries: India India
related places: Adelaide

Australia wrap up a 4-0 series whitewash over India, who suffer their eighth consecutive defeat, with a 298-run win in the final Test in Adelaide.
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Australia on verge of whitewash

Friday, January 27th 2012, 10:32
related countries: India India
related places: Adelaide

India are slipping towards a 4-0 series whitewash - and an eighth consecutive Test defeat - as Australia close in on victory in Adelaide.
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'Disrespect' to Gillard condemned

Friday, January 27th 2012, 6:00
related places: Canberra

Indigenous leaders in Australia condemn "disrespect" shown to PM Julia Gillard, who lost a shoe while running from protesters in Canberra on Thursday.
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Gillard 'rescued' amid protests

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 16:33

Australia's prime minister and opposition leader are rescued from a restaurant where they became trapped by angry protesters.
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VIDEO: Australia oil spill threat to birds

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 15:51

An oil spill in Brisbane River in Queensland, Australia, is threatening local birdlife
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Ponting reaches 13,000 Test runs

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 7:35
related countries: India India

Ricky Ponting becomes only the third batsman to score 13,000 Test runs as Australia reach 335-3 on the first day of the final Test against India.
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Australia asylum deadlock deepens

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 6:29

Talks between the government and opposition in Australia on asylum seekers break down, leading to a deepening deadlock over the issue.
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China seeks more Australian cows

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 16:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China

Growing milk thirst in China is met by importing beasts from Australia
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VIDEO: China's influence on Australia

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 0:12
related countries: China China

Australia's economy gets boost from tourism as well as from mineral sales on the back of Chinese economic growth.
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Australia enjoys China-fuelled boom

Monday, January 16th 2012, 16:18
related countries: China China

Australia enjoys China-fuelled boom
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Dhoni banned for final Test match

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 10:41
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the first captain to be suspended for bowling a slow over-rate during India's heavy defeat by Australia in Perth.
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Aussies crush India to win series

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 7:41
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

Australia complete an emphatic innings and 37-run win over India in the third Test at Perth to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series.
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Australia set to wrap up series

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 11:54
related countries: India India

David Warner falls 20 runs short of a double century as Australia dominate day two of the third Test and put themselves in a position to wrap up the series with India.
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Warner blasts fourth fastest ton

Friday, January 13th 2012, 12:06
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

David Warner scores the equal fourth fastest century in Test history as Australia take control on day one of the third Test against India in Perth.
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New Australia forces sex scandal

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 10:37

Australia's military is hit by more sex scandals, after a news channel obtains documents which include allegations of assault and rape.
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Cyclone Heidi hits west Australia

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 4:41

Tropical Cyclone Heidi leaves at least 3,500 homes and businesses without power after it swept across Western Australia.
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VIDEO: Activists board whaling ship

Monday, January 9th 2012, 10:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Japan Japan

Australia has urged Japanese authorities to hand over three Australian anti-whaling activists detained on a Japanese ship
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Australia in talks over activists

Monday, January 9th 2012, 4:51
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia is in ''diplomatic discussions'' over the fate of three anti-whaling activists who boarded a Japanese ship on Saturday night, officials say.
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Deadly mushrooms cooked by chef

Friday, January 6th 2012, 4:06

The death cap mushrooms that killed two people in Australia were prepared by a chef for his co-workers, health officials say.
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Clarke hits landmark triple ton

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 7:10
related countries: India India

Captain Michael Clarke scores the first triple century at the Sydney Cricket Ground as Australia continue to dominate the second Test against India.
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Virat Kohli fined for finger sign

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 4:55
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fined 50% of his match fee for making an obscene gesture to fans at Sydney on the second day of the second Test with Australia.
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Clarke double century stuns India

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 7:17
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Captain Michael Clarke bats through day two to score an unbeaten 251 as Australia take complete control of the second Test against India in Sydney.
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Toxic New Year mushrooms kill two

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 3:32
related countries: China China

Two people die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms - similar to edible Chinese mushrooms - at a New Year's Eve party in Australia.
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VIDEO: Bush fires spread in Australia

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 10:25

Temperatures have risen to 40C (104F) sparking a wave of fires.
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Aussies take charge against India

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:46
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting leave Australia in a strong position on day one of the second Test against India in Sydney, after Sachin Tendulkar misses out on his 100th international century again.
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Commonwealth calls for Fiji polls

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 4:21
related countries: Fiji Fiji

The Commonwealth calls for credible elections in Fiji and Australia urges more action, after its military ruler announced an end to martial law.
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Fire warnings amid Australia heat

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 4:18

Fire bans are declared and bushfire warnings issued in South Australia and Victoria, amid soaring temperatures and wind.
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