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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

Indian-born 'Dr Death' is jailed

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

US doctor Jayant Patel is jailed for seven years in Australia, after being convicted of the manslaughter of three patients.
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Aussies prevent England whitewash

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 19:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia win the fourth one-day international by 78 runs to end England's eight-match winning streak.
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'Dr Death' convicted in Australia

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 11:12
related countries: United States United States

US doctor Jayant Patel is found guilty of the manslaughter of three patients during his time as a surgeon in Australia.
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Australia's PM picks 'stable' cabinet

Monday, June 28th 2010, 6:03

Australia's new PM, Julia Gillard, appoints a cabinet with few changes, saying her focus is on stability.
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Bryant's Australia

Monday, June 28th 2010, 1:05

Game on - Julia Gillard gets down to business
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Australia PM backs Afghan mission

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Australia's new PM, Julia Gillard, assures US President Barack Obama that she supports the military campaign in Afghanistan.
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Greer to Gillard

Friday, June 25th 2010, 7:18

The rise of women to Australia's ruling heights
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East Timor opens Canberra mission

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 9:28
related countries: East Timor East Timor
related places: Canberra

East Timor's President Jose Ramos Horta opens an embassy in Canberra - amid tensions over oil and gas in the Timor Sea.
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Cricket: England win ODI against Australia

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 21:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eoin Morgan hits an unbeaten 103 as England beat Australia by four wickets in the opening one-day international at the Rose Bowl.
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Australia's race law reinstated

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 9:33

Australia reinstates the race discrimination act, by extending controversial intervention powers to cover non-Aboriginal people.
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Australia mourns mining magnate

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 7:30

Australia mourns the mining magnate Ken Talbot who died in an African plane crash along with the entire board of his company.
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Ghana reprimand Muntari for rant

Monday, June 21st 2010, 17:37
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's Sulley Muntari is reprimanded for insulting his team-mates and coach after Saturday's 1-1 draw with Australia.
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Africa search for lost tycoon plane

Monday, June 21st 2010, 10:11

Australia says it will leave "no stone unturned" in the search for mining executives whose plane went missing in West Africa.
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Rugby U: Australia 20-21 England

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 11:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England earn their first victory in Australia since 2003, and only their third ever, to level the series in Sydney.
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Live - international rugby

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 7:12
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dunedin, Sydney

Martin Johnson's under pressure England side face Australia in Sydney after the All Blacks hammer Wales 42-9.
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Aussie Cahill given one-match ban

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 10:44
related countries: Germany Germany

Australia's Tim Cahill can still play in the World Cup after receiving a one-match ban for being sent off against Germany.
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Rugby: Australia hold on to beat England

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England's pack threatens to earn them a remarkable victory in the first Test but Australia hold on to win in Perth despite being butchered in the scrum.
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International rugby as it happened

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 7:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia beat England 27-17 in Perth after the All Blacks beat 14-man Ireland 66-28 in New Plymouth.
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Australia drops out of 2018 race

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 16:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's chances of hosting the 2018 World Cup are handed a boost as Australia drop out of the race in order to focus on the 2022 tournament.
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Australia summit tackles gambling

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 8:06
related places: Sydney

A summit takes place in Sydney to discuss ways of tackling Australia's high rates of addiction to gambling.
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Hape set for England Test debut

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 6:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bath, Perth

Former New Zealand rugby league international Shontayne Hape will make his England Test debut in Saturday's game against Australia in Perth.
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"Barrack" mugs withdrawn from Australia's parliament gift shop

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 9:01
related countries: United States United States

A gift shop at Australia's Parliament House withdraws 200 mugs marking US President Barack Obama's visit because of a spelling glitch.
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Australia move for asylum seekers

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 7:14
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia begins transferring dozens of asylum seekers from an overcrowded facility on Christmas Island.
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Japan asteroid probe aimed for Earth

Monday, June 7th 2010, 12:07

Japan's space probe Hayabusa, designed to return samples from an asteroid, is placed on course for a landing in Australia.
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Australia in sex-tourism campaign

Monday, June 7th 2010, 5:36

Australia launches a nation-wide advertising campaign to accompany tough new laws on sex tourism.
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Schiavone wins French Open title

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 15:19
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Francesca Schiavone beats Australia's Sam Stosur in the French Open final to become the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title.
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Stosur & Schiavone set for final

Friday, June 4th 2010, 16:51
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Australia's Sam Stosur and Italian Francesca Schiavone meet in the French Open final on Saturday with a first Grand Slam title on the line for both players.
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Stosur reaches French Open final

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 14:57
related countries: France France

Australia's Sam Stosur storms into her first Grand Slam final with a crushing win over fourth seed Jelena Jankovic at the French Open.
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Nadal coasts past Hewitt in Paris

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 18:32
related countries: France France
related places: Hewitt, Paris

Second seed Rafael Nadal makes comfortable progress into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-4 6-3 win over Australia's Lleyton Hewitt.
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Australia to act on Japan whaling

Friday, May 28th 2010, 7:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia says it will mount a legal bid at the International Court of Justice in the Hague, against Japan's whaling programme.
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Australia expels Israeli diplomat

Monday, May 24th 2010, 16:27
related countries: Israel Israel

Australia expels an Israel diplomat after a probe blames Israel for the use of forged passports in the murder of a Hamas operative.
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Federer overcomes Luczak in Paris

Monday, May 24th 2010, 12:37
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Roger Federer begins the defence of his French Open title with a 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory over Australia's Peter Luczak.
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Black-clad Ninjas chase off muggers in Australia

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 16:15
related places: Sydney

Members of a martial arts school in full ninja gear - chase away three men robbing a student in Sydney.
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Australian MP admits he may not always speak the 'gospel truth'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 16:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An admission by Australia's opposition leader that he does not always speak the full truth deals a surprise gift to PM's Kevin Rudd's government.
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Mining cost

Monday, May 17th 2010, 23:30

Local residents fear Australia's mines leave them sick
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England 'deserve' world triumph

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 20:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Paul Collingwood says England's World Twenty20 triumph rivals the 2005 and 2009 Ashes Test series successes over Australia.
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England seal World Twenty20 title

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 18:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Australia to win the World Twenty20 in Barbados and secure their first victory in 35 years of ICC limited-over competitions.
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England seal World Twenty20 title

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 14:42
related countries: Barbados Barbados

England beat Australia by seven wickets with 18 balls to spare to win the ICC World Twenty20 final.
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Aussies stun Pakistan in thriller

Friday, May 14th 2010, 19:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Hussey blasts 60 from 24 balls as Australia fight back to beat Pakistan and set up a World Twenty20 final against England.
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Live - Australia v Pakistan

Friday, May 14th 2010, 15:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Michael Hussey hits 60 off 24 balls as Australia pull off a stunning victory over Pakistan for the right to face England in the World Twenty20 final.
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Ghana held to 1-1 draw with Australia

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:26
related countries: Germany Germany, Ghana Ghana

Australia hold on for a 1-1 draw against Ghana despite having Harry Kewell sent off in the first half.
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Ten-man Australia lose to Germany

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:01
related countries: Germany Germany

Australia lose their first World Cup match 4-0 to Germany, after Tim Cahill is sent off with half-an-hour to go.
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Australia arrests Serb suspect

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 18:12

Dragan Vasiljkovic, a former Serbian paramilitary leader suspected of war crimes, is arrested in Australia.
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Live - West Indies v Australia

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 16:32
related countries: India India

West Indies must beat Australia by 23 runs to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals after Sri Lanka hit a six off the final ball to beat India and send them home.
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Live - West Indies v India

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 13:04
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

West Indies bat first against India in the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights, with Australia facing Sri Lanka in the late game.
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Live - Sri Lanka v West Indies

Friday, May 7th 2010, 12:52
related countries: Barbados Barbados, India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka and Australia record comprehensive wins in the World Twenty20 Super Eights, beating West Indies and India respectively.
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Australia heist sparks burka row

Friday, May 7th 2010, 8:57

An armed robbery allegedly by a man wearing a burka sparks debate in Australia over banning the full-face Islamic veil.
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Aussies crush Tigers to advance

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 19:55
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Australia overcome a shaky start to beat Bangladesh and reach the Super Eight phase of the ICC World Twenty20.
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Live text - South Africa v Afghanistan

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 16:36
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Barbados Barbados

South Africa take on Afghanistan in Barbados for a place in the World Twenty20 Super Eights after Australia beat Bangladesh to qualify for the next stage.
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ICC World Twenty20 day three as it happened

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 13:10
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa

Australia beat Pakistan by 34 runs to win their ICC World Twenty20 group match, after India beat South Africa by 14 runs earlier in St Lucia.
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Fowler moves to Aussie side Perth

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 9:06
related places: Perth

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler is to play for Perth Glory in Australia next season after being released from his deal with cash-strapped North Queensland.
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Australia shelves climate scheme

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 9:05

Australia says a key emissions trading scheme will not start until 2013 at the earliest, after it was repeatedly blocked in the Senate.
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Sausage solution to toad invasion

Monday, April 26th 2010, 10:37

Scientists in Australia design a cane toad "sausage" to help protect vulnerable predators from the poisonous toads.
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