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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

Live text - Cricket World Cup

Friday, February 25th 2011, 3:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Ireland suffer an agonising 27-run defeat in a tense Group B clash against co-hosts Bangladesh at the Cricket World Cup.
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Ben Elton's Australian show axed

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 10:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British comic Ben Elton's new show in Australia is axed after three episodes, it is announced.
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Ponting reprimanded for TV damage

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 16:33
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Australia captain Ricky Ponting is reprimanded for damaging a television set in the dressing room after being dismissed against Zimbabwe.
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NZ urges Pacific fishery action

Monday, February 21st 2011, 5:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: Pacific

New Zealand calls for help from Australia and the US to save the last sustainable fisheries of the Pacific before it is too late.
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Australian banks face ratings cut

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 1:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Moody's puts Australia's four biggest banks on credit downgrade review, saying they may be too dependent on global markets.
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Helicopter cowboys

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 11:06

Low-flying choppers to round up cattle in Australia's Outback
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Asian stock index talks on again

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 5:42
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A planned $8bn-merger between stock market firms in Australia and Singapore may be moving closer as talks start again.
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Spinning wicket foxes Australia

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 17:39
related countries: India India

Ricky Ponting hopes for "better" wickets during the World Cup after Australia collapse to defeat in a warm-up against India.
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Axed Hussey shocked by decision

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 9:34

Injured batsman Mike Hussey is shocked to be left out of Australia's World Cup squad as selectors choose to ignore his pleas to be included.
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Queensland towns remain cut off

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 4:14

Parts of Queensland remain cut off after Cyclone Yasi dumped huge piles of debris and caused widespread damage over north-east Australia.
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Fires destroy houses near Perth

Monday, February 7th 2011, 18:41
related places: Perth

Bushfires on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia destroy more than 60 homes, with the area declared a natural disaster zone.
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In pictures

Monday, February 7th 2011, 12:25

After floods and cyclone, Australia now hit by bushfires
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Bushfires engulf Australian homes

Monday, February 7th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Bushfires raging on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia have destroyed at least 59 homes.
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Japan-Australia to discuss trade

Monday, February 7th 2011, 4:19
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan and Australia will resume talks in Tokyo on Monday, aimed at securing Japan's first free-trade agreement with a major agricultural exporter.
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Bushfires hit western Australia

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 11:27

Huge areas of forest land in western Australia have been burnt by wild bushfires.
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England tour ends in heavy defeat

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 11:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia beat England by 57 runs in the final one-day international in Perth to win the series 6-1.
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Wildfires hit western Australia

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 9:35

Wildfires destroy a number of homes in western Australia, as the north-east of the country continues to be affected by flooding caused by Cyclone Yasi last week.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 2:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia beat England by 57 runs in the seventh and final one-day international in Perth to complete a 6-1 series win.
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Flower bemoans England schedule

Friday, February 4th 2011, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Andy Flower criticises the length of his side's tour of Australia and wants to have more input into the team's schedule in the future.
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Devastating Cyclone Yasi hits land

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 19:01

After the worst floods in its history the state of Queensland in Australia is now suffering the effects of a cyclone driving winds of up to 180 miles an hour.
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Cyclone hits Australia coast

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 15:38

Australians in Queensland brace themselves after dire warnings of potential storm devastation - in a region recently hit by flooding.
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Live - Australia v England

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 2:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

The sixth one-day international goes to the wire as Australia make a strong reply to England's 333-6 in Sydney.
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Australia awaits cyclone onslaught

Monday, January 31st 2011, 13:57

North eastern Australia is battling with a tropical cyclone that is threatening to devastate Queensland, months after flooding caused over $5 billion worth of damage to the region.
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Strauss angry after England slump

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 12:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Skipper Andrew Strauss criticises his batsmen after defeat in Brisbane gives Australia an unassailable 4-1 lead in the seven-match one-day international series.
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England collapse to series defeat

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 11:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia tear through England's batting order to seal a one-day series victory with two matches to spare.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 2:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia are on the verge of wrapping up the one-day series against England after a poor batting performance from Andrew Strauss's men in Brisbane.
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Australia seamer Bracken retires

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 6:50

Australia seamer Nathan Bracken, formerly the top-ranked one-day international bowler, is forced to retire because of injury.
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Sydney residents flee factory fire

Friday, January 28th 2011, 13:17
related places: Sydney

Residents on the outskirts of Sydney in Australia were evacuated from their homes on Friday after a paint factory burst into flames.
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Australia unveils new flood tax

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 7:14

Australia's PM Julia Gillard unveils a new tax to help pay the estimated $5.6bn reconstruction bill from the nation's devastating floods.
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Trott ton sets up England victory

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 11:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Jonathan Trott hits 102 as England keep alive their hopes of winning the one-day series against Australia with a 21-run victory in Adelaide.
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Live - Australia v England

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 2:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Jonathan Trott hits a century and takes two wickets to inspire England to a 21-run win in the fourth one-day international against Australia in Adelaide.
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Christmas Island shipwreck charge

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 9:44
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia charges three Indonesians with people-smuggling offences, following the death of about 50 people in a shipwreck off Christmas Island.
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Injured Swann out of ODI series

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 6:17

Graeme Swann will miss the rest of the one-day series against Australia with a back injury but should be fit for the World Cup.
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'Inland sea' moves across Australia

Monday, January 24th 2011, 15:24
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Large parts of Queensland are still affected by flooding, while a giant lake is bringing the crisis to Victoria state
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New threat of floods in Australia

Monday, January 24th 2011, 5:03
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australians are bracing themselves for fresh floods, this time in the state of Victoria.
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England suffer third one-day loss

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 11:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Sydney to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
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'Inland sea' moves across Victoria

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 9:40
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

A huge lake caused by the recent floods in Australia is threatening to swamp towns in the south-eastern state of Victoria.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 2:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

David Hussey hits an unbeaten 68 as Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Sydney.
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Strauss urges England improvement

Friday, January 21st 2011, 12:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss offers no excuses as his side slumped to a 46-run defeat to Australia to go 2-0 down in the seven-match one-day series.
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Marsh inspires Australia victory

Friday, January 21st 2011, 11:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

Recalled batsman Shaun Marsh hits a superb century in Hobart to help Australia win the second one-day international against England by 46 runs and go 2-0 up in the series.
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Australians may face 'flood tax'

Friday, January 21st 2011, 8:19

Australia's prime minister raises the prospect of a one-off levy to help pay for the flood devastation, which economists say could exceed A$20bn.
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Live - Australia v England

Friday, January 21st 2011, 2:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

Australia bowl England out for 184 in Hobart to seal a 46-run win and take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.
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Floods swamp Kerang in Australia

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 12:44
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Kerang

People in the Australian town of Kerang have been told to leave their homes due to flooding
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Aussies select Hastings and Paine

Monday, January 17th 2011, 23:32
related places: Hastings

All-rounder Jon Hastings and batsman Tim Paine are the surprise picks in Australia's 15-man squad for the World Cup in February.
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Australia in Afghan asylum deal

Monday, January 17th 2011, 12:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia signs a deal with the Afghan government allowing for the involuntary repatriation of failed asylum seekers.
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Australia braced for more floods

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 13:01
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australia southern state of Victoria is bracing for more floods as river levels reach unprecedented levels.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 7:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The first one-day international in Melbourne is heading toward an exciting finale with Australia needing 295 to beat England under floodlights.
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Brisbane begins floods clean-up

Friday, January 14th 2011, 16:54
related places: Brisbane

Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, starts to clear away putrid mud and debris as the devastating floodwaters begin to recede.
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Collingwood positive despite loss

Friday, January 14th 2011, 14:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Collingwood says England remain optimistic for the upcoming one-day series despite Australia ending their eight-match Twenty20 winning streak.
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Aussies end England's winning run

Friday, January 14th 2011, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

New boy Aaron Finch strikes an unbeaten fifty as Australia end England's run of eight straight Twenty20 victories with a four-run triumph in Melbourne.
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Live - Australia v England

Friday, January 14th 2011, 8:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Australia win an exciting Twenty20 international by four runs to end England's world record run and draw the series 1-1.
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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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