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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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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"Barrack" mugs withdrawn from Australia's parliament gift shop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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Melbourne stripped of NRL titles

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 7:17

Melbourne Storm are stripped of two championships in Australia's National Rugby League for breaching strict salary cap rules.
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Australia probes gang jail death

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 9:32

Australia officials investigate how gangland boss Carl Williams came to be killed while serving time in a high security prison.
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Indonesia migrant stand-off ends

Monday, April 19th 2010, 8:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A group of Australia-bound Sri Lankan asylum seekers stuck in an Indonesian port for six months agree to come ashore.
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Australia plans tough reef laws

Monday, April 19th 2010, 6:08

Australia plans tough new laws to prevent shipping from entering areas around the delicate Great Barrier Reef.
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Australia arrests reef ship crew

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 10:24
related countries: China China

The captain and chief officer of a Chinese coal ship which ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef are arrested in Australia.
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China reef ship damage 'serious'

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 5:34
related countries: China China

Australia says a Chinese ship which ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef caused widespread damage to the marine reserve.
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Reef crash ship 'to face charges'

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 11:46

Australia will press charges after a Chinese ship ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef after straying off its permitted route.
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New-Stralia

Friday, April 9th 2010, 16:54
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

What's at stake if Australia and New Zealand merged?
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Australia suspends asylum claims

Friday, April 9th 2010, 7:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia halts all new asylum claims by people from Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, citing "changing circumstances".
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Australia to remove Reef ship oil

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 11:41
related countries: China China

Australia prepares to pump tonnes of heavy fuel from a Chinese coal ship grounded on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Barrier Reef route 'outrageous'

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 13:53
related countries: China China

Australia's PM Kevin Rudd says it is "outrageous" that a Chinese ship leaking oil near the Great Barrier Reef was off course.
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Australian bush fire survivor victim of rare wombat attack

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A survivor of Australia's 2009 bush fires falls victim to a rare wombat attack, before killing the animal with an axe.
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Australia fire probe in land call

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 4:24

Lawyers tell an official inquiry into last years' devastating bush fires in Australia that some areas remain unsafe.
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Alert over Barrier Reef oil leak

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 14:23
related countries: China China

A Chinese ship sparks fears of a major oil spill in the Great Barrier Reef after running aground.
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Australian Serb faces extradition

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 17:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Croatia Croatia

Australia's High Court rules that a former Serb paramilitary leader wanted in Croatia for war crimes should be extradited.
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Barbs traded over Rio Tinto case

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 10:13
related countries: China China

China and Australia trade criticism in the wake of the jailing of four Rio Tinto executives for bribery and commercial espionage.
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Australia move closer to Test win

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 6:09
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Mitchell Johnson takes three wickets as Australia move closer to a series victory on day four of the second Test against New Zealand.
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Australia seeks escaped migrants

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 4:33
related countries: China China
related places: Sydney

Australia searches for three Chinese asylum seekers who escaped from an immigration detention centre in Sydney.
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