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News: Australia

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

Australia 'sorry' for child abuse

Monday, November 16th 2009, 10:46

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologises to the hundreds of thousands of children abused or neglected in state care.
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Afghan migrants held in Indonesia

Monday, November 16th 2009, 6:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Indonesia Indonesia

Police on the Indonesian island of Java detain about 40 Afghan migrants about to board a boat heading for Australia.
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Irish battle to draw with Aussies

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 16:54
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Brian O'Driscoll marks his 100th Test cap with a last-minute try to help Ireland salvage a 20-20 draw against Australia at Croke Park.
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Live - Ireland v Australia

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 14:32
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Brian O'Driscoll wins his 100th Test cap as Six Nations champions Ireland take on Australia at Croke Park.
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Australia crush England in final

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 21:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia secure the Four Nations title with a thrilling 46-16 victory over England at Elland Road.
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Live - England 16-14 Australia

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 18:49

England take on Australia in the final of the Four Nations at Elland Road in Leeds.
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Australia 'Nazi case' extradition

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 16:27
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Australia's government approves the extradition to Hungary of 88-year-old alleged Nazi war criminal Charles Zentai.
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Surprise rise in Australian jobs

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 7:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A surprisingly strong increase in Australia's October jobs figures leads to talk of a December interest rate rise.
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Koalas 'could face extinction'

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:34

Australia's koalas could be wiped out within 30 years unless the government takes urgent action, conservationists warn.
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Australia tackles refugee source

Monday, November 9th 2009, 15:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka and Australia agree to set up a joint mechanism to tackle the problem of people smuggling.
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Apple iPhone infected by new variant of 'Rickrolling'

Monday, November 9th 2009, 10:08

A self-propagating program that infects the Apple iPhone is discovered spreading amongst handsets in Australia.
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Australia tackles refugee source

Monday, November 9th 2009, 4:28
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia's foreign minister visits Sri Lanka to try to tackle the source of a growing refugee problem.
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W Australia sea level rising fast

Monday, November 9th 2009, 4:22

Rising sea levels in Australia are worst in the west, where they are double the world average, new figures reveal.
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Aussies seal series win in India

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 10:52
related countries: India India

Doug Bollinger takes 5-35 as Australia beat India by six wickets to take a winning 4-2 lead in their one-day series.
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Live - Wales 9-19 New Zealand

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 13:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

Wales take on the All Blacks in Cardiff after England lose 18-9 to Australia at Twickenham.
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Australia raises growth forecasts

Friday, November 6th 2009, 10:04

The Reserve Bank of Australia says the country is growing faster than it had expected.
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India lose despite Tendulkar ton

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 17:10
related countries: India India

Sachin Tendulkar's dazzling 175 fails to stop Australia taking a 3-2 lead over India in their one-day international series.
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England pick Wilkinson & Thompson

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 12:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonny Wilkinson will win his first cap for 18 months while Steve Thompson also returns to the England side to face Australia.
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Australia oil well leak 'plugged'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 12:18

A leaking oil well in the Timor Sea off the north-west coast of Australia is plugged, the company running the well says.
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Fiji bars NZ and Australia envoys

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 9:14
related countries: Fiji Fiji, New Zealand New Zealand

Fiji has ordered the envoys of New Zealand and Australia, its two biggest neighbours, to leave within 24 hours.
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New Australia interest rate rise

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 6:39

Australia, which managed to avoid recession, raises its main interest rate once again - this time from 3.25% to 3.5%.
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Australia oil well catches fire

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 1:31

An oil well at the centre of a massive spill in the Timor Sea off the north-west coast of Australia catches fire.
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Australia to expand asylum centre

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 11:52
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia plans to significantly expand a detention centre on Christmas Island to cope with an influx of asylum seekers.
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Death risk alluring, says prince

Friday, October 30th 2009, 11:52

Prince Edward suggests on a trip to Australia that the risk of death attracts young people to the Duke of Edinburgh scheme.
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Australia and China seek to mend ties

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 11:10
related countries: China China

China sends a top official to Australia in what is seen as a bid to improve relations after an acrimonious year.
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Dhoni helps India to easy victory

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:01
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

Captain Mahendra Dhoni hits a magnificent 124 as India beat Australia by 99 runs in Nagpur.
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Australia refuses Tamil refugees

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 9:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australian authorities say 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Indonesia will not be allowed into Australia.
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India v Australia latest score

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 9:16
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

Champions Trophy winners Australia take on India in the second one-day international in Nagpur.
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Eco-friendly cars battle it out in race across Australia

Monday, October 26th 2009, 6:33
related places: Adelaide, Darwin

Eco-friendly cars battle it out in Australia's unforgiving terrain in a cross-continent race from Darwin to Adelaide.
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Kiwis and Kangaroos draw at Stoop

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 20:57
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Cameron Smith's last-minute try helps Australia rescue a 20-20 draw in their Four Nations opener against New Zealand.
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India v Australia latest score

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 11:21
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

Australia take on India in Mohali in the fourth of seven one-day internationals.
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India v Australia scorecard

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 11:21
related countries: India India
related places: Vadodara

Champions Trophy winners Australia take on India in Vadodara in the first of seven one-day internationals.
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Australia v N Zealand live score

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 16:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia take on world champions New Zealand in the Four Nations tournament at Twickenham Stoop.
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'Huge damage' in Australia spill

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 4:26

The WWF says an oil spill off north-west Australia is causing massive, widespread damage to marine life.
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Turtles prefer the 'city life', scientists surprised to find

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 9:43

Suburban turtles in Australia outperform their counterparts living in nature reserves, surprising scientists.
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Henin confirms Brisbane comeback

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 8:08
related places: Brisbane

Former world number one Justine Henin, who retired in May 2008, will make her comeback at the Brisbane International tournament in Australia in January.
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Australia to review Afghan force

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 3:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Aruba Aruba

Australia's defence minister calls for recommendations on how soon troops could pull out from Afghanistan.
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Sydney terror suspects convicted

Friday, October 16th 2009, 7:14

A jury in Australia finds five men guilty of conspiring to commit terrorist attacks, after one of the country's longest trials.
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Australia PM unmoved by refugees

Friday, October 16th 2009, 3:31
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia's PM says the emotional pleas and hunger strike by Sri Lankan asylum seekers will not sway decisions on their fate.
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India replace Dravid with Sehwag

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 10:32

Former India captain Rahul Dravid is replaced by Virender Sehwag for the first two one-dayers against Australia.
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India replace Dravid with Sehwag

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 10:32

Former India captain Rahul Dravid is replaced by Virender Sehwag for the first two one-dayers against Australia.
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Dutch doubt in America's Cup win

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 3:43
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: America

A Dutch naval architect casts doubt over Australia's famous 1983 America's Cup yachting victory.
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Australia 'unprepared' for fires

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 11:44

Australia remains "dangerously unprepared" for the upcoming bushfire season, opposition politicians say.
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Australia seeks Sri Lanka migrant help

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 4:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia's prime minister calls on Indonesian help to prevent a boat of Sri Lankan suspected asylum seekers reaching its waters.
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Jakarta holds S Lanka 'migrants'

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 13:43
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia detains nearly 260 Sri Lankans suspected of trying to sail illegally to Australia, an Indonesian official says.
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Nick Bryant's blog

Friday, October 9th 2009, 8:44

Is Australia more racist than other countries?
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Ashes dates for 2010-11 announced

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 22:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The schedule for England's defence of the Ashes is revealed, with the New Year Test in Sydney delayed by a day.
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Ponting hails Watson brilliance

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 9:25

Captain Ricky Ponting praises Shane Watson after his second successive century sees Australia defend their Champions Trophy title.
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Australia raises interest rates

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 7:57

Australia raises its main interest rate to 3.25% from 3%, the first G20 nation to do so as the global economy begins to recover.
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Australia retain Champions Trophy

Monday, October 5th 2009, 20:34
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Shane Watson's unbeaten 105 ensures Australia retain the Champions Trophy with a six-wicket win over New Zealand.
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Live text - Australia v New Zealand

Monday, October 5th 2009, 12:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Shane Watson hits an unbeaten century as Australia beat New Zealand by six wickets to retain the Champions Trophy.
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Kiwis set up final with Australia

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 20:26
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Pakistan Pakistan

New Zealand reach the Champions Trophy final with a five-wicket win over Pakistan.
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Australia thrash England in semis

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 20:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ricky Ponting and Shane Watson both hit centuries as Australia crush England by nine wickets to reach the Champions Trophy final.
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Live text - England v Australia

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ricky Ponting and Shane Watson hit centuries as Australia thrash England to reach the Champions Trophy final.
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