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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 to purchase US drones

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 6:22
related countries: United States United States

Australia announces it will buy a fleet of unmanned surveillance drones from the US to protect its borders and commercial interests.
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Australia in surprise jobs boost

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 2:08

Australia's economy adds 47,300 jobs in February - three times what analysts had been expecting.
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Major blackout hits Australia city

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 7:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Darwin

Schools and offices close, and traffic lights are knocked out, as a major power cut hits the Australian city of Darwin.
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Australia 'to stick' with flag

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 5:10
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia's foreign minister says there is "no great demand" to change the national flag, after New Zealand announced a referendum on its flag.
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Queensland hit by record drought

Friday, March 7th 2014, 6:16

Australia's Queensland is suffering its most widespread drought on record, with almost 80% of the state now included in the list of affected areas.
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Lost tourist 'ate flies' to survive

Friday, March 7th 2014, 3:35
related countries: Germany Germany

A German tourist who went missing for almost three weeks while walking in Australia's outback survived by eating flies, police say.
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AUDIO: Australian gets lost in back garden

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 15:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A man in Australia has been rescued by police after getting lost - in his own back garden.
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Australia's trade surplus surprises

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 3:10

Australia reports better-than-expected trade and retail sales data for January, sending its dollar to a one-week high.
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Australia seal dramatic SA series win

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 16:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia finally break South Africa's resistance to win the series and send Graeme Smith into retirement with defeat.
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VIDEO: Sydney hit by monster storm

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 14:04
related places: Sydney

Huge clouds, thunder, lightning and heavy rain hit Sydney and much of New South Wales in Australia
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VIDEO: Australia's 'Big Dry' a mounting crisis

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 11:06

Emergency relief is being provided for drought-hit famers in eastern Australia, as Phil Mercer reports.
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Canberra 'must seal Timor raid data'

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 4:00
related countries: East Timor East Timor

A UN court bans Australia from using documents that it seized from a lawyer representing East Timor in a commercial spying case.
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Australia dominate SA in decider

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 23:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Newlands

Australia dominate the third day of the final Test against South Africa at Newlands to move closer to a series victory.
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Smith to retire from internationals

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 22:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa captain Graeme Smith will retire from international cricket after the third Test against Australia.
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VIDEO: Snake eats crocodile in Australia

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 18:32

A large snake has swallowed a crocodile following a lengthy battle in northern Australia.
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Clarke keeps Australia in command

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 16:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

Captain Michael Clarke scores a century to keep Australia in charge of the final Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
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Warner fined for De Villiers remarks

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 14:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia opener David Warner is fined after accusing South Africa wicketkeeper AB de Villiers of ball-tampering.
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Qantas warns of bumpy ride ahead

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 20:01

Australia's Flying Kangaroo faces a fight for survival
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Sydney Roosters 36-14 Wigan Warriors

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 11:15

Sydney Roosters win the World Club Challenge for the third time with a resounding victory over Wigan Warriors in Australia.
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Australia & NZ to host 2017 World Cup

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 7:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand after they beat a bid from South Africa.
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Inquiry on PNG asylum camp violence

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 7:58
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australia and Papua New Guinea pledge investigations into deadly violence at an asylum detention camp, as rights groups demand action.
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One dead in PNG asylum camp violence

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 5:04
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
related places: One

One asylum seeker is killed and 77 injured in a second night of violence at Australia's immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea.
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Alcoa to close Australian smelter

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 0:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Aluminium giant Alcoa plans to close down a smelter and two mills in Australia by the end of the year, affecting nearly 1,000 jobs.
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Breakout at asylum centre in PNG

Monday, February 17th 2014, 5:10

Several asylum seekers briefly break out of Australia's detention centre in Papua New Guinea and 19 are hurt amid "heightened" tensions at the facility.
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Johnson stars as Aussies thrash Proteas

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 15:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson takes his best Test figures as Australia hammer hosts South Africa in the first Test.
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VIDEO: Tribute to boy killed by his father

Friday, February 14th 2014, 12:57
related places: Melbourne

Rosie Batty has paid tribute to her son, Luke, after he was killed by his father Greg Anderson with a cricket bat near Melbourne in Australia.
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Johnson burst puts Australia on top

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 20:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

Bowler Mitchell Johnson claims four South Africa wickets to put Australia in control on day two of the first Test in Pretoria.
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Australia man shot after killing son

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 6:58

A man who killed his 11-year-old son at a cricket ground in Australia and was then shot by police dies in hospital.
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Aussie batsman Finch joins Yorkshire

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 6:25

Yorkshire sign Australia limited-overs opening batsman Aaron Finch to play in all forms of the game this summer.
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Veteran Hogg in line to set T20 record

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:25

Brad Hogg could become the oldest international Twenty 20 player after making Australia's squad for the World T20.
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Gillard joins global school project

Monday, February 10th 2014, 21:20

Julia Gillard, former prime minister of Australia, has revealed her new role as chairwoman of a major international education campaign.
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Toyota to end Australia production

Monday, February 10th 2014, 9:06

Toyota plans to end its car and engine production in Australia by the end of 2017, affecting thousands of jobs.
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Bushfires sweep south-east Australia

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Dozens of bushfires are sweeping the Australian states of Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales, fanned by hot weather and strong winds.
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ICC votes for 'Big Three' powers

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 9:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The International Cricket Council approves plans to give more control to the 'Big Three' of England, India and Australia.
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Why Schapelle's story grips Australia

Friday, February 7th 2014, 9:09

Why Schapelle Corby's story grips Australia
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Giant jellyfish found in Australia

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 9:00

Scientists in Australia are working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish that washed up on a beach in Tasmania.
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ANZ customers win partial victory

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 2:54

Australia's Federal Court says late fees charged by banking giant ANZ to customers were unconscionable and exorbitant.
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Australia probe into child detainees

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 3:21

Australia's rights body announces an inquiry into the mandatory detention of children seeking asylum, citing a lack of government co-operation.
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England tour ends with T20 whitewash

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 12:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England's tour of Australia finishes with a Twenty20 whitewash as the hosts win the final match by 84 runs in Sydney.
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Ashes winners England lose last T20

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 6:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's successful Women's Ashes campaign ends in defeat as Australia earn a comfortable win the final Twenty20.
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VIDEO: Australians in shark cull protest

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 17:24

Thousands of people across Australia join a protest calling for an end to a new law which allows sharks to be culled.
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England coach Flower stands down

Friday, January 31st 2014, 15:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England team director Andy Flower stands down after overseeing the 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia.
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Australia thrash England to win series

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Australia beat England by eight wickets in Melbourne to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Twenty20 international series.
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'World's oldest flamingo' dies at 83

Friday, January 31st 2014, 9:04

Greater the flamingo, believed to be the oldest of its kind in the world, is put to sleep in Australia at the age of 83.
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Broad defends Stokes omission in T20

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 15:28
related places: Stokes

England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad said keeping a settled team was the reason for not picking Ben Stokes against Australia.
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Australian PM calls ABC unpatriotic

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 4:52

PM Tony Abbott criticises ABC's reporting on asylum and spying claims, calling the public broadcaster on "everyone's side but Australia's".
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ICC approves more power for 'Big Three'

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 18:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, India and Australia are set to have more control over cricket's future under principles agreed by the ICC.
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Broad 'unharmed' by Ashes whitewash

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad describes England's whitewash by Australia as a "life experience" as he prepares to captain the Twenty20 side.
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Australia names new governor-general

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 3:12

Prime Minister Tony Abbott nominates retired defence chief Peter Cosgrove as Australia's next governor-general, representing the Queen.
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VIDEO: Hunt for crocodile after boy snatched

Monday, January 27th 2014, 11:31

Police in Australia are searching for a 12-year-old boy, who is missing after a crocodile attacked a group of children in a water hole.
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England crumble to narrow defeat

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 12:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England throw away a winning position as they slump to a five-run defeat by Australia in the fifth one-day international.
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Australia keep Women's Ashes alive

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 7:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Hobart to keep the Women's Ashes alive.
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Cook 'desperate' to stay as captain

Friday, January 24th 2014, 14:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook wants to remain England captain despite the difficult tour of Australia - after hinting he may quit.
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England end losing run in Australia

Friday, January 24th 2014, 11:32
related places: Perth

England beat Australia by 57 runs in Perth to end a nine-match losing streak, the tourists now 3-1 behind in the five-match series.
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