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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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Dave saved: Australia's erotic-photo banker keeps his job

Friday, February 5th 2010, 10:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian banker caught viewing erotic images in the background of a live TV interview will keep his job, his bank says.
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Full Ashes tour schedule revealed

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 23:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will play three warm-up matches in Australia before the 2010-11 Ashes series, which is followed by two Twenty20 games and seven one-day internationals.
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Australia blocks Iran shipments

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 7:44
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Australia blocks three shipments to Iran over fears they could have been for Tehran's nuclear programme, says PM Kevin Rudd.
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Darwin office attack injures 15

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 7:34

Fifteen people are wounded when a man explodes a trolley loaded with fireworks at an office complex in northern Australia.
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Darwin office attack injures 15

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 7:34

Fifteen people are wounded when a man explodes a trolley loaded with fireworks at an office complex in northern Australia.
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Australia in surprise rate freeze

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 8:19

Australia's central bank surprises analysts by keeping interest rates on hold at 3.75%, but hints that more rises may be needed.
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Pakistan chief selector resigns

Monday, February 1st 2010, 8:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's chief cricket selector, Iqbal Qasim, resigns following the team's disastrous tour of Australia.
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In pictures

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 7:23

Federer victorious in Australia
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Fresh Indian attacks in Australia

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 16:34
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Two Indian students are attacked in Melbourne, as the Australian PM's nephew stages a controversial anti-racism protest.
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Google dispute over missing flag

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 12:39

Google is criticised after removing a flag of Australia's indigenous people from a child's prize-winning homepage drawing.
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Harris seals Australia series win

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 11:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ryan Harris takes 5-43 as Australia beat Pakistan by 40 runs to take a winning 3-0 lead in their one-day series.
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Shipped convict records go online

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 11:56

New records of criminals shipped to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries have gone online for the first time.
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Kamran dropped for final Test

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 15:40

Pakistan vice-captain Kamran Akmal is dropped for the third and final Test of the series against Australia after his nightmare display in the second Test.
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Biswas on India

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 13:06
related countries: India India

Why there is anger over student attacks in Australia
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Australia city has hottest night

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 10:18
related places: Melbourne

The city of Melbourne has had its hottest night since 1902 as a heatwave hits parts of southern Australia.
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Rio case now with China prosecutors

Monday, January 11th 2010, 16:11
related countries: China China

China tells Australia its inquiry into four Rio Tinto mining executives accused of industrial espionage is now with prosecutors.
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Freshwater crocodile under threat

Monday, January 11th 2010, 9:40

Australia's freshwater crocodiles are being driven out by their more aggressive saltwater cousins, research shows.
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Indian man attacked in Australia

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 10:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba, India India
related places: Melbourne

An Indian man is attacked and set alight in the Australian city of Melbourne, a week after an Indian student there was killed.
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Australia condemns Indian cartoon

Friday, January 8th 2010, 11:12
related countries: India India

Australia condemns an Indian newspaper cartoon likening its police to the Ku Klux Klan, in a row over attacks on Indians.
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Whaling boat smash investigated

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 11:30
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia say they will investigate the alleged ramming of the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling ship.
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India students shunning Australia

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 10:50
related countries: India India

The number of Indian students going to Australia has dropped almost 50%, amid a spate of attacks and negative headlines.
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Australia secure stunning victory

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 7:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Nathan Hauritz takes five wickets as Australia dismiss Pakistan for 139 to seal a stunning victory in the second Test against Pakistan.
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Australia downplays India warning

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 5:05
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Australia plays down a travel advisory issued by India warning of a risk of violence against Indian students in Melbourne.
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NZ, Australia to research whales

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 6:39
related countries: Japan Japan, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia are to research whales using non-lethal methods, to counter Japan's hunting programme.
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Hundreds flee Australia flooding

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 12:00

More than 1,000 people are evacuated from a town in New South Wales, Australia, after days of flooding.
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2010 starts with good news for Tasmanian devils

Friday, January 1st 2010, 3:05

Scientists fighting a cancer that threatens to wipe out Australia's Tasmanian devils say they have made a breakthrough
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Fewer Indians 'to study in Australia'

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:35
related countries: India India

Projections suggest a 20% drop in Indian students in Australia in 2010, after a series of attacks earlier this year.
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Watson ton puts Australia on top

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 7:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Melbourne

Shane Watson hits his first Test century as Australia set Pakistan a daunting total of 422 to win the first Test in Melbourne.
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Hauritz puts Australia in charge

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 8:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Nathan Hauritz is the star as Australia dominate on day two of in the first Test against Pakistan at the MCG.
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Openers put Australia in command

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 7:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Australia's openers narrowly miss out on centuries but give their side a strong start in the first Test against Pakistan at the MCG.
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Australian rains bring kangaroos

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 4:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Farmers in northern Australia say kangaroos are overrunning their land, as a cull is suspended further south.
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Separated twins leave hospital

Monday, December 21st 2009, 10:00

Bangladeshi twin girls who were joined at the head leave hospital in Australia after recovering well from a 32-hour operation.
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Ponting wants improved behaviour

Monday, December 21st 2009, 9:07

Australia captain Ricky Ponting wants more discipline from his side after the controversial scenes during the third Test win against the West Indies.
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Test site returned to Aborigines

Monday, December 21st 2009, 6:48

An indigenous group in Australia has finally received the last tract of territory seized from it half a century ago.
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Gayle leads West Indies fightback

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 14:55

West Indies captain Chris Gayle hits the fifth-fastest century in Test history on day two of a bad-tempered third match against Australia.
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Batsmen put Australia in command

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 10:21
related places: Perth

Australia look set for a big total after reaching 339-3 on the first day of the third and final Test against West Indies in Perth.
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Australia introduces web filters

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 10:19

Australia plans new laws forcing Internet Service Providers to filter out access to content that has been "refused classification".
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Copenhagen climate march begins

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 14:07
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

Thousands of people take part in a march in Copenhagen as part of global protests to demand action at UN climate talks.
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Australia's jobless rate declines

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 7:03

Australia's unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in November, as the country's economic recovery continued.
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Australia blocks N Korean artists

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 5:19
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Australia refuses visas for five artists from North Korea to attend an exhibition, bringing accusations of censorship.
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Australia cling on to earn draw

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 7:26

Australia are outplayed on the final day of the Adelaide Test against West Indies but do enough to earn a draw.
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Gayle ton keeps Australia at bay

Monday, December 7th 2009, 8:28

Chris Gayle's 11th Test century gives West Indies a 296-run lead over Australia with one day remaining in the second Test.
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Emergency water for Queensland

Monday, December 7th 2009, 3:56

Emergency water supplies are delivered to Australia's Queensland state, with reservoirs feared to be running dry.
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'One-ders' chosen as 2010s name

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 17:48

The decade starting in 2010 should be called the "One-ders", according to the winner of a naming contest in Australia.
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Australian Senate rejects Rudd climate plan

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 10:37

Australia's Senate has voted down Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's flagship policy on climate change for a second time.
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Australia vote deals climate law blow

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 11:31

Australia's opposition elects climate change sceptic Tony Abbott as leader, dealing a blow to plans for a carbon trading law.
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Third rate increase for Australia

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 7:13

Australia raises interest rates for a third successive month, as the country's economy continues to recover.
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The latest in panda comfort - refrigerated rocks

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 8:39
related countries: China China

Two giant pandas from China are welcomed in Australia with a police escort as they start a 10-year stay.
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Australia emissions plan in chaos

Friday, November 27th 2009, 8:33

Plans for a new law on carbon emissions trading in Australia are thrown into chaos by an opposition revolt.
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Australian state bans jump racing

Friday, November 27th 2009, 4:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Steeplechase and hurdle racing in Australia's state of Victoria will be banned in 2010, prompted by 20 deaths of horses in two years.
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Katich knock puts Aussies on top

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 8:41

Simon Katich's 92 sees Australia reach 322-5 after day one of the first Test against the West Indies.
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Australia v West Indies latest score

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 17:46
related places: Perth

Latest score as Australia take on the West Indies in the third Test match in Perth.
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Australia v West Indies latest score

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 17:46
related places: Adelaide

Latest score as Australia take on the West Indies in the second Test match in Adelaide.
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