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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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British trio beaten in Australia

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 5:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's players suffer a disappointing day two at the Australian Open as Heather Watson, James Ward and Kyle Edmund all lose.
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Australia reef 'needs A$785m fund'

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 3:20

Australia's Great Barrier Reef needs an investment of least A$785m over five years to protect it from pollution, a report says.
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Protests intensify at PNG asylum camp

Monday, January 19th 2015, 4:37

Protests continue at Australia's Manus Island asylum detention camp in PNG, with hundreds of detainees reportedly on hunger strike and some barricaded in.
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Australia beat India by four wickets

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 12:06
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Australia beat India by four wickets in Melbourne to win their second consecutive match in the triangular series.
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England loss not a setback - Morgan

Friday, January 16th 2015, 12:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Morgan

Eoin Morgan says losing to Australia in the tri-series is not a setback in England's World Cup preparations.
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England succumb to Warner hundred

Friday, January 16th 2015, 11:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Warner leads Australia to victory over an England side who were saved from embarrassment by Eoin Morgan.
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Uncertain future for wind power in Australia

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 20:52

South Australia leads the way on wind power
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Protest grips Australia asylum camp

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 1:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Hundreds of asylum seekers at an Australian-run centre in Papua New Guinea are on hunger strike in protest over their conditions, rights groups say.
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Bell hits 187 in England warm-up win

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 11:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Canberra

Ian Bell smashes 187 from 145 balls as England beat the Prime Minister's XI by 60 runs in Canberra.
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Australia 'must pay' siege victims

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 1:48
related places: Sydney

Australia is urged to compensate the victims of domestic terror attacks as it does those harmed abroad, after the Sydney cafe siege last month.
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VIDEO: Upside-down yoga catches on in Oz

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 0:37

An unusual airborne workout revolving around a hammock hanging from the ceiling has become the latest exercise fad in Australia.
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Palestine lose first Asian Cup match

Monday, January 12th 2015, 11:11
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Newcastle

Palestine lose their first Asian Cup match, suffering a 4-0 reverse to Japan in Newcastle, Australia.
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Australia name Clarke as Cup captain

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 0:15

Michael Clarke will captain Australia at the World Cup but could be replaced by the second match if he fails to regain fitness.
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Pietersen wants to take on England

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 17:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he wants to play against his old side next week during their tour of Australia.
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Skipper Smith passes Bradman mark

Friday, January 9th 2015, 11:32
related countries: India India

Australia captain Steve Smith hits 71 in the fourth Test to pass Don Bradman's runs record in a series against India.
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VIDEO: Koalas given mittens after bushfires

Friday, January 9th 2015, 10:46
related places: Adelaide

Koalas caught up in wildfires currently burning across southern Australia are being given special mittens while they are treated for burns in a wildlife hospital in Adelaide.
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Animal victims of Australian fires

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 21:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The animals killed and maimed in Australia's bushfires
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Smith equals Bradman & Kallis record

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 8:19
related countries: India India

Australia captain Steve Smith scores his fourth century in successive Tests to put his side in control against India.
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VIDEO: Fighting fires in Australia's Blue Mountains

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 20:59

A top female firefighter describes working in Australia's Blue Mountains
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VIDEO: Australia heat 'highest in decades'

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 15:46

Australia records its third-warmest calendar year since national records began in 1910.
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VIDEO: Winds continue to fan Australia flames

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 11:40

South Australia continues to battle the worst wildfires the area has seen in 30 years.
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Warner tribute as Australia dominate

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 9:20
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

David Warner scores a century and pays tribute to Phillip Hughes as Australia dominate day one of the fourth Test against India in Sydney.
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Australia records third-warmest year

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 6:41

Australia recorded its third-warmest calendar year in 2014 since national records began in 1910, say officials, as South Australia battles fierce bushfire.
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VIDEO: 'Window' to fight Australia fires

Monday, January 5th 2015, 6:53

Firefighters in South Australia say weather conditions have eased allowing a short window to try to bring under control bushfires which have been burning for four days.
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Australia PM in surprise Iraq visit

Monday, January 5th 2015, 2:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reaffirms Australia's commitment to the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) during a surprise visit to Iraq.
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From boom to bust in Australia's mining towns

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 21:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Falling demand takes Australian mining towns to brink
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VIDEO: Bushfires rage in southern Australia

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 13:12

Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle some of the worst bushfires to hit South Australia for more than 30 years.
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Warner faces 'emotional' SCG return

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 10:14

Australia's David Warner does not know how he will react as he returns to the ground at which Phillip Hughes was fatally struck.
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Sangakkara closes on Bradman record

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara scores his 11th Test double century to move one behind Australia legend Don Bradman's all-time record.
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High alert over Australia bushfires

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 15:19
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Adelaide, Victoria

Crews battle out-of-control bushfires threatening homes in South Australia and Victoria, with blazes near Adelaide deemed the worst since 1983.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfires 'sound like jet'

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 11:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Residents in parts of southern Australia are being told their lives are at risk as bushfires rage out of control. They are the worst in the area for more than 30 years.
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VIDEO: Sisi urged to free al-Jazeera's Greste

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 6:23

The brothers of the jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste say they hope to see him deported back to Australia rather than face retrial.
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Artistic touch humanises Australia's androids

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 23:19

Using art to make Australia's androids more sociable
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World celebrations usher in 2015

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 9:32
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Revellers across the globe gather to welcome in the new year, with a host of cities from New Zealand to the US staging fireworks spectaculars.
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Australia's wine 'cheaper than water'

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 20:39

The impact in Australia of wine that's cheaper than water
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VIDEO: Cash machine thief's explosive mistake

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 15:52

Police in Australia have released CCTV footage in search of a man who tried to rob an ATM by blowing it up.
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Australia clinch series victory

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 10:02
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Mahendra Singh Dhoni helps India draw the third Test in Melbourne but Australia win the series with one match to play.
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The search for Australia's lost hospital ship

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 4:51

The search for Australia's lost hospital ship
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Marsh edges Australia towards win

Monday, December 29th 2014, 11:17
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Batsman Shaun Marsh hits a vital half-century as Australia move closer to victory over India in Melbourne.
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Kohli criticises Australia sledging

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 15:14
related countries: India India

India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.
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Rahane & Kohli lead India fightback

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 9:13
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli both make centuries as India fight back against Australia in the third Test in Melbourne.
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Smith ton puts India under pressure

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 9:08
related countries: India India

Australia captain Steve Smith scores 192 to help his side to 530 in the third Test against India, who reach 108-1 in reply.
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Captain Smith steadies Australia

Friday, December 26th 2014, 10:09
related countries: India India

Australia captain Steven Smith guides the hosts to 259-5 on the opening day of the third Test against India.
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Aussies have mental edge - Hazlewood

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 15:32
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says Australia have a mental edge over India ahead of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
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Watson 'shaken' after bouncer blow

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 18:48

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is left "shaken" following a blow to the head from a bouncer during nets.
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Rise in Australia 'terror chatter'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 8:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Sydney

Australian PM Tony Abbott warns that there has been a "heightened level of terror chatter" since the siege at a Sydney cafe last week.
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Afridi to quit ODIs after World Cup

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 16:20
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will retire from ODIs after the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
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Cairns children's mother arrested

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 12:26
related places: Cairns

Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
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Ballance in England World Cup squad

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.
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Johnson secures Australia Test win

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 8:01
related countries: India India
related places: Brisbane

Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
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Smith ton leaves Test finely poised

Friday, December 19th 2014, 7:48
related countries: India India

Captain Steve Smith's second century in two Tests helps Australia open up a slender lead over India in Brisbane.
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Smith and Hazlewood revive Australia

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 9:05
related countries: India India

Debutant Josh Hazlewood claims 5-68 and Steve Smith hits 65 not out as Australia trail India by 187 runs in the second Test.
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VIDEO: New footage shows Sydney cafe raid

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 10:00
related places: Sydney

As new footage emerges of the Sydney cafe siege Australia's prime minister announces a review into how and why the attack happened.
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Vijay century helps India dominate

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 8:36
related countries: India India
related places: Brisbane

Murali Vijay's century puts India in a commanding position on day one of the second Test against Australia in Brisbane.
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Sydney gunman was 'wanted in Iran'

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 19:08
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Sydney

Iran says it requested 14 years ago the extradition of Haron Monis, the gunman behind the Sydney siege, but Australia refused to hand him over.
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Clarke to have surgery on hamstring

Monday, December 15th 2014, 11:12
related countries: India India

Australia captain Michael Clarke will undergo surgery on Tuesday in his bid to overcome a hamstring injury.
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Australia's budget deficit to widen

Monday, December 15th 2014, 7:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's government said it expects the nation's deficit to grow to $40.4bn Australian dollars ($33.2bn) in the 12 months to June.
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