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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 finally end losing run

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 8:37
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia end a seven-match losing streak as they beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the final one-day international.
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Wales 16-25 Australia

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A superb attacking display makes up for Australia's scrummaging deficiencies as they edge Wales in an action-packed Test at the Millennium Stadium.
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Live - autumn internationals

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 13:44
related countries: Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

World champions South Africa beat Ireland in Dublin, New Zealand beat England at Twickenham and Australia beat Wales in Cardiff.
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Ponting eyes end to Aussie 'doom'

Friday, November 5th 2010, 15:13

Australia captain Ricky Ponting concedes the 'doom and gloom' around the team will only be dispelled when they start winning again.
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Australia crash to seventh defeat

Friday, November 5th 2010, 12:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka celebrate a maiden series win down under as Australia lose the second one-day international, their seventh defeat in succession.
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Sri Lanka comeback stuns Aussies

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 11:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A brilliant ninth-wicket partnership between Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga takes Sri Lanka from the brink of defeat to a one-wicket victory against Australia.
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Shark attack foiled after man grabs its tail

Monday, November 1st 2010, 12:36

A swimmer saved a young woman who was attacked by a shark, off the coast of western Australia, by grabbing its tail, rescuers say.
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BG clears biggest ever investment

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 16:18

BG Group approves its biggest investment so far, a £9.3bn ($15bn) liquefied natural gas development in Australia.
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Australia suffer Twenty20 defeat

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 14:03
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Perth

Australia are beaten by seven wickets with 21 balls remaining in their Twenty20 international with Sri Lanka in Perth.
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Australia end England's final hopes

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 9:39
related places: Melbourne

England's Four Nations title dreams are over after a comprehensive 34-14 defeat by Australia in Melbourne on Sunday.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 7:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

England face Australia in a must-win Four Nations encounter in Melbourne.
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Australia 26-24 New Zealand

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 10:49
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

James O'Connor converts his own stoppage-time try to give Australia a dramatic Bledisloe Cup victory and end a 10-match losing streak against the All Blacks.
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Afghan fighters train Australians

Friday, October 29th 2010, 15:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan militants are flown to Australia to train the country's special forces in how to tackle the Taliban insurgency.
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England depart for Ashes defence

Friday, October 29th 2010, 12:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's cricketers fly to Australia to begin their defence of the Ashes they won on home soil in 2009.
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Strauss predicts success in Ashes

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 12:44

England captain Andrew Strauss says his side can win the Ashes in Australia for the first time since 1986-87.
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Bollinger battles stomach injury

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 8:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia pace bowler Doug Bollinger will have to prove his fitness before being named for the first Ashes Test against England.
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Bollinger battles stomach injury

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 8:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia pace bowler Doug Bollinger will have to prove his fitness before being named for the first Ashes Test against England.
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Singapore's bid for ASX queried

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 11:30
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Opposition politicians in Australia are not supporting a sale of their nation's stock exchange to the Singapore bourse.
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Shoe-thrower in TV attack on Australia ex-PM Howard

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 0:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

An audience member has hurled his shoes at former Australian Prime Minister John Howard on a TV talk show in protest at his involvement in the Iraq war.
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Anderson will make Ashes - Flower

Monday, October 25th 2010, 12:58

England coach Andy Flower says bowler James Anderson is winning his battle to be fit for the start of the Ashes series in Australia on 25 November.
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Aussies lose series after washout

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 8:49
related countries: India India

The final one-day international in Margao is washed out giving India a 1-0 series victory against Australia.
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Wild dolphins learning to 'walk' on water

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 7:57

Wild dolphins in Australia are naturally learning to "walk" on their tail flukes, a rare example of playful behaviour being culturally transmitted among animals.
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Rio in $3.1bn Australia expansion

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 6:56

Mining giant Rio Tinto announces a $3.1bn investment in what it calls the "largest ever mining project" in Australia.
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Ponting captaincy backed by Warne

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 13:16
related countries: India India

Shane Warne backs Australia captain Ricky Ponting ahead of the Ashes, despite criticising his tactics during last week's loss to India.
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Australian toads evolving into 'super-invaders'

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 7:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Scientists have identified a "runaway evolutionary effect" that could be speeding up the cane toad invasion in Australia.
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Pope names first Australian saint

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:13
related places: Melbourne

Pope Benedict XVI officially recognises Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, a Melbourne-born nun who worked with needy children.
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Pope canonises first Australian saint

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Melbourne

Pope Benedict XVI has officially recognised Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, a Melbourne-born nun who worked with needy children.
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India & Australia are washed out

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 5:54
related countries: India India

Rain washes out the first one-day international between India and Australia in Kochi.
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Australia's first saint to be canonised

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 7:50

Australia's first saint - a 19th-century nun who was briefly excommunicated is to receive official recognition.
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Australia denies Games vandalism

Friday, October 15th 2010, 7:42

Australia denies accusations that its athletes participating in the Delhi Commonwealth Games vandalised their tower in the athletes' village.
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Aussies thrash India to take gold

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 8:44
related countries: India India

Jason Wilson and Luke Doerner both score twice as Australia thrash hosts India 8-0 in the final of the men's hockey.
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Tendulkar rested for one-dayers

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 7:25
related countries: India India

India omit Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and five other players from their squad for the three-match one-day series against Australia.
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Australia's women beat Kiwis to win hockey gold

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 9:43
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia's women beat New Zealand on penalties to win a thrilling Commonwealth hockey final, while England win bronze.
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India beat Aussies to win series

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 9:27
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Debutant Cheteshwar Pujara strikes a confident 72 as India ease to a seven-wicket win over Australia in Bangalore to complete a 2-0 series victory.
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Tendulkar racks up 49th Test ton

Monday, October 11th 2010, 11:42
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Sachin Tendulkar scores his 49th Test century as India pile on the runs to fight back on day three of the second Test against Australia in Bangalore.
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Australia reach hockey final

Monday, October 11th 2010, 10:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia produce an excellent defensive display to deny England's women's hockey team a place in the Commonwealth Games final with a 1-0 win.
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Fresh probe into dingo baby case

Monday, October 11th 2010, 10:16

Thirty years after the disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain, whose parents always claimed she was taken by a dingo, Australia is preparing a new inquest to try to resolve the question.
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Fresh probe into dingo baby case

Monday, October 11th 2010, 9:36

Australia is preparing a new inquest into the 1980 disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain, whose parents have claimed she was taken by a dingo.
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Live - Commonwealth Games Day Eight

Monday, October 11th 2010, 3:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland win shooting gold, Northern Ireland enjoy boxing success and England pick up three athletics medals but lose to Australia in the women's hockey semis on day eight of the Commonwealth Games.
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India thrash Pakistan in hockey

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 15:05
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India beat arch rivals Pakistan 7-4 in the men's hockey to set up a semi-final against England, while a crucial error sees Australia miss out on shooting bronze.
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Tendulkar reaches Test milestone

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 13:14
related countries: India India

India's Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first batsman to pass 14,000 Test runs although Australia are on top after day two of the second Test.
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BHP-Rio Australia deal 'at risk'

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 6:14

Plans by Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton to merge their iron ore operations in Australia are facing collapse, reports suggest.
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Laxman sees India to dramatic win

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:13
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

VVS Laxman strikes a superb unbeaten 73 as India fight back from the brink of defeat to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling first Test in Mohali.
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Hilfenhaus sets up tense finale

Monday, October 4th 2010, 13:06
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

Fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus takes three quick wickets late on the fourth day to boost Australia's chances of winning the first Test against India in Mohali.
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Australia hit back against India

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 11:49
related countries: India India

Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina put on 124 for India before Mitchell Johnson's five wickets give Australia a slim lead in the first Test.
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Watson hits century against India

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:16
related countries: India India

Shane Watson scores his second Test century but Australia are grateful for three dropped catches as they end day one of the first Test against India on 224-5.
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Australian TV model show crowns wrong winner

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 16:56

The wrong winner is crowned on TV show Australia's Next Top Model during a live TV final, but the mistake is rectified minutes later.
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Australia's hung parliament opens

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 4:17
related places: Canberra

Australia's new parliament opens in the capital Canberra, following the country's closest election in 70 years.
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Panesar & Tremlett in Ashes squad

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 13:33

Monty Panesar and Chris Tremlett win much-coveted places in the Ashes squad to tour Australia this winter.
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Detainees end Sydney roof protest

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 10:43
related places: Sydney

Nine asylum seekers from Sri Lanka end their rooftop protest at a Sydney detention centre after 29 hours.
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Yuvraj dropped from India squad

Monday, September 20th 2010, 13:37
related countries: India India

Middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh is dropped from India's Test squad for their home series against Australia in October.
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Oprah sends audience to Australia

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 8:52
related countries: United States United States

US chat show queen Oprah Winfrey surprised 300 members of her audience after announcing she was sending them on a trip to Australia.
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Gillard sworn in as Australian PM

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 6:24

Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been sworn into office, becoming the first woman elected to the post in the nation's history.
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Australia bans euthanasia advert

Monday, September 13th 2010, 8:57

Australia bans a television advertisement in favour of euthanasia - the first in more than a decade to challenge a legal ban on the practice.
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Australian PM names new cabinet

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 4:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard names her new cabinet, with her predecessor Kevin Rudd landing the foreign ministry.
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Australia, NZ top 'giving' index

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 9:02
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand top the table in the largest ever study into global charitable behaviour, but some poor countries also scoring high.
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