Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
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

Live - England v Australia

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 17:17

England take on Australia in the Four Nations final at Elland Road.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Steyn checks Australia progress

Friday, November 18th 2011, 15:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's bowlers prevent Australia building a healthy lead after the tourists make an impressive start to day two of the second Test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

SA collapse puts Aussies on top

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 16:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Jacques Kallis passes 12,000 runs before South Africa collapse to 266 all out on day one of the second Test against Australia
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Obama vows Asia-Pacific priority

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 9:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pacific, Asia

US President Barack Obama tells Australia's parliament he has made the Asia-Pacific region a "top priority", in comments seen as aimed at China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US to send marines to Australia

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 10:52
related countries: United States United States

The US is to begin deploying 2,500 military personnel to Australia to boost security in the Pacific region, President Obama says on a visit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia jail hostage drama ends

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 5:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Hobart

Two staff members at a prison in the Australian city of Hobart are freed unharmed, hours after inmates took them hostage.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Migrating whale numbers hit 50-year high

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 4:54
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

The migrating whales travel on a 5,000km round trip to give birth off the coast of Australia before heading back to Antarctica to their main feeding grounds.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Woods' woes return in Australia

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 8:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Tiger Woods suffers a disappointing third round at the Australian Open, shooting a three-over round of 75 to trail Australian leader John Senden by six shots.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

SA rout Aussies by eight wickets

Friday, November 11th 2011, 20:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla both hit centuries to help guide South Africa to an eight-wicket win over Australia inside three days in the first Test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Australia bans cigarette branding

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 16:15

Australia has become the first country in the world to ban all branding on cigarette packets. From next year cigarettes will be sold in plain packaging, with graphic photographs of smoking related illnesses.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

South Africa on top in Cape Town

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 19:05

South Africa bowler Dale Steyn returns figures of 4-31 as his side reduce Australia to 214-8 on the first day of the opening test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia Senate backs carbon tax

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 9:58

A controversial tax on polluters passes its final major legal hurdle in Australia as senators back the plan, in a victory for the Labor government.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia's trade surplus shrinks

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 4:35

Australia reports a weaker-than-expected trade surplus for October as exports fall due to slowing demand.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England 20-36 Australia

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 17:59
related places: Wembley

England lose 36-20 despite a gutsy display in their Four Nations game against Australia at Wembley.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - England v Australia

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 12:33
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England meet tournament favourites Australia in the Four Nations at Wembley after Wales lose 36-0 to world champions New Zealand earlier in the afternoon.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sex harassment 'rife' at academy

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 8:38

Women in Australia's top military academy face "widespread low-level sexual harassment", a review triggered by a sex scandal has found.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia lowers interest rates

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 5:53

The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates in a bid to boost growth amid fears of a slowdown in the global economy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Qantas ordered to resume flights

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 18:31

An independent tribunal in Australia has ordered a permanent end to the industrial dispute that has grounded all Qantas flights.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Qantas ordered to resume flights

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 16:57

Australia's labour tribunal orders Qantas and unions to halt the dispute that stranded thousands of passengers, with some flights to resume in hours.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Qantas flights remain grounded

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 13:56

Emergency talks are underway in Australia to try to resolve a dispute that has grounded all Qantas Airlines flights and left thousands of passengers stranded.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BBQ ends Queen's Australia tour

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 7:18
related places: Perth

The Queen ends an 11-day tour of Australia attending a huge barbecue in Perth saying she would return home with "fond memories" of her visit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Queen: Talks to bring 'new vibrancy'

Friday, October 28th 2011, 3:48
related places: Perth

The Queen has opened the 21st meeting of the Commonwealth heads of government in Perth, Western Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Queen samples Aboriginal culture

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 12:39

The Queen has experienced some traditional Aboriginal culture on the latest leg of her tour of Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia unveils huge gold coin

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 10:41
related places: Perth

Australia unveils the world's largest gold coin, weighing one tonne, in time for Queen Elizabeth's visit to Perth for the Commonwealth summit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Rare wombat nursed back to health

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 17:32
related places: Ceduna

A rare white wombat was nursed back to health, in Ceduna, Australia, after being found alone and unwell a month earlier, according to local media.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Queen praises Australia on floods

Monday, October 24th 2011, 9:16
related places: Brisbane

The Queen praises the "resilience and courage" of Australians facing floods in January as her tour reaches Brisbane.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Third fatal shark attack off Australia

Monday, October 24th 2011, 6:13
related countries: United States United States

A hunt is under way off the coast of Western Australia for a Great White shark which killed a US diver.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shark kills US diver in Australia

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 10:13
related countries: United States United States

A Great White shark kills an American diver in what is thought to be the second fatal shark attack off western Australia in 12 days.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wales 18-21 Australia

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:18
related places: Eden Park

Wales' hopes of equalling their best World Cup finish are dashed as Australia win the third-place play-off at Auckland's Eden Park.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live text - Wales v Australia

Friday, October 21st 2011, 6:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eden Park

Wales lose 21-18 to Tri-Nations champions Australia in the Rugby World Cup third-place play-off at Eden Park.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Flower show opens just for Queen

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 7:19

A flower show was reopened just for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh on the first day of their 11-day tour of Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Queen arrives for Australian tour

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 10:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Perth

The Queen arrives in Australia for an 11-day tour of the country, ahead of a meeting of Commonwealth leaders in Perth next week.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Samsung seeks iPhone 4S sales ban

Monday, October 17th 2011, 6:58
related countries: Japan Japan

Samsung raises the stakes in its current legal battle with Apple as it seeks a ban on iPhone 4S in Australia and Japan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rio Tinto to sell aluminium units

Monday, October 17th 2011, 6:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alcan

Rio Tinto plans to sell 13 aluminium facilities in Australia, Europe and the US, as it looks to trim its Alcan business.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Africa comeback shocks Aussies

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 18:25

South Africa produce an astonishing comeback to beat Australia by three wickets and tie the Twenty20 international series 1-1.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Henry hails 'heroic' All Blacks

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 12:36
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand coach Graham Henry describes his side's performance as "heroic" after they book a World Cup final against France by defeating Australia 20-6.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Zealand 20-6 Australia

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 9:46
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The All Blacks storm to their first World Cup final since 1995 with a ruthless 20-6 victory over great rivals Australia in Auckland.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live text: New Zealand 20-6 Australia

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 7:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Tasman

Hosts New Zealand beat trans-Tasman rivals Australia to reach their first World Cup final since 1995.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

McCaw in All Blacks side for semi

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 19:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw is passed fit for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia drops asylum swap plan

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 9:40

Australia drops a controversial asylum plan and will process asylum seekers onshore after the government failed to secure support for key legal changes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Apple wins Samsung Australia ban

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 3:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian court halts the sale of Samsung Electronics' tablet computer in Australia, because of a patent dispute with rival Apple.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Australia passes divisive carbon tax

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 14:49

Australia's lower house of parliament has narrowly passed a bill for a controversial carbon tax.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia carbon tax law passed

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 8:53

Australia's lower house of parliament passes a controversial carbon tax measure, with an upper house vote in favour expected next month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iranian actress 'faces 90 lashes'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 16:58
related countries: Iran Iran

Australia voices concern over reports that an Iranian actress has been sentenced to jail and 90 lashes for starring in a film critical of Iran.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Zealand 33-10 Argentina

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 9:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

Piri Weepu kicks seven penalties to help New Zealand beat Argentina in Auckland and secure a World Cup semi-final against arch-rivals Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live text - New Zealand v Argentina

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 4:32
related countries: Argentina Argentina, New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa
related places: Auckland, Wellington

Hosts New Zealand beat Argentina 33-10 at Eden Park to set up a trans-Tasman semi-final meeting with Australia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Airlifts aid Tuvalu water crisis

Friday, October 7th 2011, 7:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Tuvalu Tuvalu

Australia and New Zealand are to airlift equipment to the Pacific nation of Tuvalu to help it deal with a severe water shortage caused by drought.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia in transgender ruling

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 7:26

Australia's top court rules two transgender people can be legally recognised as men, even though they have not had complete sex changes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Qantas buys 110 Airbus aircraft

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 7:18
related countries: United States United States

European aircraft maker Airbus strikes a deal worth US$9.5bn (£6.2bn) with Australia's Qantas for 110 jets.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Stargazing at an 'Aboriginal Stonehenge'

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 2:18
related places: Stonehenge

Could this ring of rocks be Australia's Stonehenge?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The battle for Australia's water

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 1:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian farmers told to use a third less water
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Former England bowler Dilley dies

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 13:58

Graham Dilley, a hero of the 1981 Ashes Test win over Australia at Headingley, dies aged 52 after a short illness.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia's trade surplus widens

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 4:59

Australia's trade surplus surges in August as exports of coal and other minerals jump despite concerns of a global slowdown.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 21/54

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.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS