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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

Floods boy saves brother's life

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 15:57
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Jordan Rice, 13 year old boy from Australia lost his life in floods after he urged emergency services to save his brother
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Woakes plays down World Cup talk

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 15:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Woakes plays down talk of a World Cup spot after his solid international debut which saw England claim a one-wicket Twenty20 win over Australia.
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Why are there so many floods?

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The BBC's Laura Tobin explains the weather systems causing floods in many parts of the world including Australia and Brazil.
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Brisbane resident films her rescue

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 13:32
related places: Brisbane, Fairfield

Up to 20,000 homes are now at risk in Brisbane, the Queensland state premier has said, as deadly floodwater surge towards Australia's third-largest city. Rose Jones, from Fairfield in Brisbane, was evacuated from her home on Wednesday
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Flood fears worsen for Brisbane

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 12:29
related places: Brisbane

Up to 20,000 homes may now be hit in Brisbane, as deadly floodwaters hit Australia's third-largest city, officials in Queensland say.
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England seal world record T20 win

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 12:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Woakes is the hero on his England debut as they beat Australia by one wicket for a record eighth win in a row in Twenty20 cricket.
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Australian floods 'to hit growth'

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 10:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Up to 1% could be cut from Australia's economic growth in 2011 as a result of the floods, a Reserve Bank of Australia policymaker says.
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Floods threaten Brisbane

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 5:33
related places: Brisbane

Brisbane is expected to be swamped by floodwater by the time the river system reaches its peak on Thursday.
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Brisbane braces for flood surge

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 18:49
related places: Brisbane

Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, braces for surging floodwaters with thousands of residents urged to evacuate.
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Cars swept away in Australia floods

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 11:34

Footage shot by David Jutsum in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, shows the speed of the flash flooding.
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Hauritz in Aussie one-day squad

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 8:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bowlers Nathan Hauritz, Brett Lee and Shaun Tait have been named in the Australia squad to face England in the first of seven one-day internationals on Sunday.
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Australia floods threaten Brisbane

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 5:23
related places: Brisbane

Police urge the evacuation of parts of Australia's third largest city in the face of flash flooding.
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Queensland flood death toll rises

Monday, January 10th 2011, 22:20

Officials in the Australian state of Queensland say at least 72 people are missing after flash floods which have already claimed eight lives so far.
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Bell steers England to tour win

Monday, January 10th 2011, 6:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Canberra

An unbeaten century from Ian Bell leads England to a seven-wicket win in their one-day tour match against the Prime Minister's XI in Canberra.
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Flower targets World Cup victory

Sunday, January 9th 2011, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Andy Flower believes his side can win the World Cup, but says the limited-overs series in Australia does not offer the ideal preparation.
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England yet to peak, says Strauss

Friday, January 7th 2011, 8:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Andrew Strauss says England's Ashes-winning heroes have yet to reach their peak after the 3-1 series victory in Australia.
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Australia v England fifth Test day five as it happened

Friday, January 7th 2011, 3:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Australia by an innings and 83 runs to seal the Ashes series 3-1 and secure their first series win down under in 24 years.
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Rain hits Australia flood region

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:59

Heavy rain falls in eastern Australia, threatening further disruption to flood-hit communities - but waters are receding in some places.
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Hogan to sue Australia government

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 9:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan plans to sue the Australian government for damaging his reputation over investigations into tax evasion.
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England close on Ashes series win

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 7:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England end day four in Sydney on the verge of a third innings win over Australia and a crushing 3-1 Ashes series victory - their first down under for 24 years.
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Collingwood ends his Test career

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 23:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England's Paul Collingwood will retire from Test cricket after the final Ashes Test against Australia in Sydney.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 22:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England are on the verge of an innings victory and a 3-1 series win after reducing Australia to 213-7, still 151 runs behind, at stumps on day four in Sydney.
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Cook glad to end 'lonely' summer

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 8:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says the pain of enduring a poor summer for England helped him produce his remarkable run of form against Australia in the Ashes.
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Floodwaters to peak in Australia

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 6:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Rockhampton

Residents in the flood-hit Australian city of Rockhampton are preparing themselves for floodwaters to peak.
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Australia v England, 5th Test day three as it happened

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 22:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Alastair Cook makes 189 for an aggregate of 766 series runs and Ian Bell (115) hits his first Ashes ton as England run riot on day three of the final Test.
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Henin wins second Hopman Cup game

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 7:58
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Justine Henin continues her comeback from injury by helping Belgium to victory over Kazakhstan in the Hopman Cup mixed team event in Australia.
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Cook builds England reply in Sydney

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 6:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England end an absorbing second day of the final Ashes Test on 167-3 in reply to Australia's 280 all out, with Alastair Cook still there on 61.
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'Residential streets turned into lagoons'

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 23:09

200,000 people are said to have been affected by the devastating floods hitting parts of Australia.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 22:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England close day two of the final Ashes Test on 167-3 in Sydney, after Australia are bowled out for 280.
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Australian floods 'to last weeks'

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 15:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Huge swathes of Australia's Queensland could remain submerged for weeks, hampering recovery efforts, the state premier says.
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Ponting to undergo finger surgery

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 8:11

Australia captain Ricky Ponting will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair his fractured finger.
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England on top in rain-hit Sydney

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 6:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Australia slide from 105-1 to 134-4 as England fight back on day one of the final Ashes Test in rainy Sydney.
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Australia v England, day one as it happened

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 2:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne, Sydney

Australia reach 134-4 on a rain-hit opening day of the final Ashes Test against England in Sydney.
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Woman is victim of Australia floods

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 3:02

Floods in the Australian state of Queensland have claimed their first victim as water levels continue to rise.
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Swann questions Australia line-up

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann says Australia's decision to leave out spinner Nathan Hauritz for the Ashes series has benefited England.
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Haddin defends Clarke as skipper

Friday, December 31st 2010, 9:31

Vice-captain Brad Haddin says Michael Clarke is the right man to lead Australia in Ricky Ponting's absence despite his lack of support with fans.
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Panda cools off in Australia heat

Friday, December 31st 2010, 8:35

One panda finds a way of cooling off, as some parts of Australia experience their hottest New Year's Eve in a century.
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Australia's 'worst floods in half century'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 21:59

Australia's north-east region is facing severe floods which have forced 1,000 people out of their homes.
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Floods hit north-east Australia

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 12:34

About 1,000 people are evacuated as the worst flooding in decades wreaks havoc across north-eastern Australia.
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Harris ruled out for three months

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 4:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia paceman Ryan Harris will miss the one-day series against England and the World Cup after suffering a stress fracture of the ankle.
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Australia v England - 4th Test day four as it happened

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 1:51
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England retain the Ashes after beating Australia by an innings and 157 runs in the fourth Test in Melbourne.
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England seal win to retain Ashes

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 1:01
related places: Melbourne

England win the fourth Test in Melbourne to retain the Ashes for the first time in 24 years with a match to spare.
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Australia v England - 4th Test day three as it happened

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 7:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England move closer to retaining the Ashes for the first time in 24 years following another dominant display on day three of the fourth Test.
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Ponting regrets umpire argument

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 0:57

Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he realises he was wrong to argue over a review during the second day of the fourth Test.
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Ponting regrets umpire argument

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 0:57

Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he realises he was wrong to argue over a review during the second day of the fourth Test.
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Ponting hit with fine after row

Monday, December 27th 2010, 10:25

Australia captain Ricky Ponting is fined 40% of his match fee after an ugly row with umpire Aleem Dar on day two of the fourth Ashes Test as England close on 444-5 - a lead of 346.
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Trott ton stretches England lead

Monday, December 27th 2010, 7:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Jonathan Trott hits his fifth Test hundred as England extend their lead to 346 over Australia after day two of the fourth Ashes Test.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 22:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonathan Trott is unbeaten on 141 as England end day two of the Melbourne Test on 444-5, a lead of 346 over Australia.
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England dominate woeful Aussies

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 7:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach an immensely strong position on day one of the fourth Ashes Test, bowling out Australia for just 98 in Melbourne before replying with 157-0.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 7:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

England dominate day one of the Melbourne Test, hitting 157-0 after bowling out Australia for 98.
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Ponting fit to play in Melbourne

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 8:31

Ricky Ponting will captain Australia in the crucial fourth Test against England in Melbourne after declaring himself fit to play.
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Alternative remedies 'dangerous'

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 7:40

Alternative remedies can be dangerous for children and can even prove fatal, according to a study carried out in Australia
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Extreme weather hits parts of Australia

Monday, December 20th 2010, 11:56
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

People have been rescued from floods in Western Australia while summer snow has fallen in Victoria's mountains.
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England crash to heavy Ashes loss

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 3:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia wrap up a 267-run win in the third Ashes Test as England's last five wickets tumble in 50 minutes on the fourth day.
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