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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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Outrage over Australia war games

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 5:37

Parents groups in Australia are outraged that some Queensland schools have been promoted as weekend war game venues.
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New Zealand v Australia live score

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 15:53
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Hamilton

New Zealand take on Australia in the third game of the five-match one-day international series in Hamilton.
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New Zealand edge past Australia

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 9:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Napier

Scott Styris blasts a quickfire 49 to propel New Zealand to a two-wicket win over Australia in Napier in the first of their five-match one-day series.
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Aborigines debate nuclear plan

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 5:38

Aboriginal groups are to debate controversial plans to build Australia's first nuclear waste dump on tribal land.
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Naked pride - thousands strip off for art at Sydney Opera House

Monday, March 1st 2010, 6:36

More than 5,000 people strip off for a photograph at Sydney Opera House to show Australia's 'equal society'.
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Sea risk blocks Australia homes

Monday, March 1st 2010, 4:26
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Safety concerns about rising sea levels lead to the planning rejection of a homes project in Australia's Victoria state.
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England stun Aussies

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 15:36
related countries: India India

At the Hockey World Cup in India, England open their campaign with their first win against Australia for 25 years.
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New Zealand v Australia live score

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 17:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Napier

New Zealand take on Australia in Napier in the first of five one-day internationals.
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New Zealand v Australia live score

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 17:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

New Zealand take on Australia in Wellington in the first of two Twenty20 internationals
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Australia anger at Dubai killing

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 13:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Israel Israel

Australia asks Israel to explain the use of Australian passports by three suspects in the Dubai killing of a Hamas official.
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Guantanamo man to sue Australia

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 9:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Former Australian Guantanamo detainee Mamdouh Habib wins the right to sue his government for alleged complicity in torture.
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Lee poised for Test retirement

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 9:26

Australia fast bowler Brett Lee is expected to announce his retirement from Test cricket later on Tuesday.
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'Rebel' nun to be Australia's first saint

Friday, February 19th 2010, 12:16

Pope Benedict confirms Australia is to get its first saint - an outspoken nun, Mother Mary MacKillop, who died in 1909.
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Japan set deadline to end whaling

Friday, February 19th 2010, 5:00
related countries: Japan Japan, Southern Ocean Southern Ocean

Australia tells Japan to stop whaling in the Southern Ocean by November this year or face international legal action.
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Aussie Lee admits retirement fear

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 15:31

Australia fast bowler Brett Lee concedes he may not play top-level cricket again because his serious elbow injury.
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Sydney terror plotters sentenced

Monday, February 15th 2010, 9:25
related places: Sydney

Five men convicted of a terrorist conspiracy in Sydney, Australia, are given jail sentences of between 17 and 21 years.
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Australia to increase Burma aid

Monday, February 8th 2010, 15:21
related countries: Burma Burma

Australia increases its aid to Burma, saying the country cannot be allowed to decay while awaiting political change.
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'Vindaloo Against Violence' campaign hots up in Australia

Monday, February 8th 2010, 6:05

Thousands of Australians are backing an online campaign to eat a hot curry to protest against attacks on Indians.
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Australia tightens migrant rules

Monday, February 8th 2010, 5:37

Australia's immigration minister says policy will change to focus on skilled migrants, to support mining and health needs.
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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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