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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: news

Abbott bowls bouncer on SCG return

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 8:06

Australia bowler Sean Abbott plays his first game of cricket since bowling the ball that led to the death of Phillip Hughes.
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VIDEO: NZ jet pack maker floats in Australia

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 8:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba, New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.
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Australia 'worst climate performer'

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 2:14

Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
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UK base jumper dies in Australia fall

Monday, December 8th 2014, 9:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

A British base jumper dies after falling from a cliff in Sydney, Australia, while on an outing with friends.
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State memorial for Hughes cancelled

Monday, December 8th 2014, 7:14

A state memorial service for Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes is cancelled because of the outpouring of grief at his funeral.
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Asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia limbo

Monday, December 8th 2014, 4:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australia-bound asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia
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Australia migrant law approved

Friday, December 5th 2014, 5:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's parliament approves changes to migration laws that include reintroducing controversial temporary visas for refugees.
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VIDEO: Toddler's buggy rolls onto rail track

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 17:26
related places: Melbourne

A toddler's pushchair has rolled off a train platform and onto the tracks at a station in Melbourne, Australia, causing the 18-month old minor injuries.
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Australia add Marsh for India Test

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 12:29
related countries: India India
related places: Adelaide

Batsman Shaun Marsh is added to the Australia squad for the first Test against India, which begins in Adelaide on Tuesday.
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Michael Clarke's eulogy in full

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 10:42

Read the full transcript of the eulogy delivered by Australia captain Michael Clarke at the funeral of Phillip Hughes.
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'Pest' Australian tourists warned

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 10:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia warns travellers against making frivolous requests of embassies, after cases including that of a man who asked staff to pay for a prostitute.
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Australia's growth disappoints

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 1:35

Australia reports weaker-than-expected economic growth for the July-to-September quarter, largely due to a drop off in mining investment.
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Clarke to help carry Hughes coffin

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 8:12

Australia captain Michael Clarke will help to carry the coffin at the funeral of team-mate Phillip Hughes on Wednesday.
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Australian Open changes heat policy

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 6:24

Organisers of the Australian Open change their extreme heat policy ahead of the 2015 tennis tournament, two days after Australia had its hottest month on record.
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Shark 'photobombs' Australia surfers

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 5:17

A photographer captures the moment a shark jumps out of the sea behind contestants in a surfing competition in New South Wales.
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Pregnant refugees end Darwin standoff

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 3:00
related places: Darwin

Two heavily pregnant refugees are taken into a detention centre in Darwin, ending a three-day standoff, Australia's immigration department says.
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Hottest month on record in Australia

Monday, December 1st 2014, 10:44

Australia experienced its hottest month in November ending the hottest spring on record - and it could be set for its warmest year ever.
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Australia sweats over record heat

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 21:51

Record temperatures are changing daily lives in Australia
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England could do better - Lancaster

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 20:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lancaster, Twickenham

Head coach Stuart Lancaster insists England still have "lots to work on" despite beating Australia 26-17 at Twickenham.
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England 26-17 Australia

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 16:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

Ben Morgan scores two tries as England end their autumn series with a much-needed 26-17 win over Australia at Twickenham.
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Australia united in grief after Hughes death

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 12:47

How sports mad Australia is dealing with cricketer's death
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Test delayed after Hughes death

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 9:03
related countries: India India

The first Test between Australia and India is delayed following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Australia retire Hughes's ODI shirt

Friday, November 28th 2014, 23:40

Australia retire the number 64 one-day international shirt number of Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday.
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No World Cup significance - Farrell

Friday, November 28th 2014, 18:38

England backs coach Andy Farrell says Saturday's meeting with Australia will have no bearing on the World Cup.
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What next for cricket after Hughes?

Friday, November 28th 2014, 6:56

How does cricket move on after Australia batsman Phillip Hughes died from injuries sustained on the field?
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India relaxes visas to boost tourism

Friday, November 28th 2014, 6:24
related countries: Brazil Brazil, India India, Japan Japan, United States United States

Tourists from US, Australia, Brazil, Germany and Japan can now get visas on arrival in India after the country extended its limited scheme.
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Canberra Christmas lights set record

Friday, November 28th 2014, 4:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Canberra

A Christmas display of more than 1.2 million LED lights in the Australian capital, Canberra, has set a new world record.
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Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 17:16
related places: Sydney

Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.
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VIDEO: Hail storm causes chaos in Brisbane

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 17:15
related places: Brisbane

A powerful storm cut power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Brisbane, Australia, bringing "golf ball-sized" hailstones with it.
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India match off after Hughes death

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 11:01
related countries: India India

A match between a Cricket Australia XI and India is cancelled after the death of Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Hughes injury 'incredibly rare'

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 10:01

The injury that claimed the life of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes has been described as "incredibly rare".
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VIDEO: Phillip Hughes dies aged 25

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 4:58

BBC Sport looks back at the career of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit on the head.
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From smart to shove: A brief history of the shirtfront

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 11:34

How a shirt became a shove in Australia
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Vunipola ruled out of Australia Test

Monday, November 24th 2014, 19:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Billy Vunipola is ruled out of England's Test against Australia with concussion and replaced by Thomas Waldrom.
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VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain

Monday, November 24th 2014, 9:39
related places: Sydney

A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.
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Clarke named in Australia squad

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 22:39
related countries: India India

Captain Michael Clarke is named in the Australia squad for the first Test against India, subject to proving his fitness.
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Australia top ODI rankings after win

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 14:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.
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Ireland 26-23 Australia

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 18:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland, South Africa South Africa
related places: Dublin

Ireland back up their win over South Africa as they hold off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in Dublin.
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Ireland must be physical - O'Connell

Friday, November 21st 2014, 16:14
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin, O'Connell

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell says his side must be ready to confront Australia in Saturday's Test in Dublin.
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VIDEO: Fire engulfs factory in Sydney

Friday, November 21st 2014, 12:31
related places: Sydney

A large fire engulfed a factory in western Sydney, Australia, forcing some residents to move from the area.
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Smith ton helps Aussies win series

Friday, November 21st 2014, 12:14
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Steve Smith hits a century as Australia beat South Africa by three wickets to win the one-day series with a match to spare.
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D'Arcy and Best to start for Ireland

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 14:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland, South Africa South Africa

Gordon D'Arcy & Rory Best are picked for Ireland's Australia Test in the only changes from the win over South Africa.
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ANZ bank suspends seven traders

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 7:21

ANZ, one of Australia's biggest banks, has suspended seven traders as part of an inquiry into potential interest-rate rigging.
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Netflix in Australia by next March

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 2:10
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: March

US company Netflix announces plans to extend its TV and movie streaming service to Australia and New Zealand in March 2015.
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Giant robot trucks rise in Australia

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 21:06

Huge robots slog it out in Australia's outback
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Australia trade deal buoys education

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 5:08
related countries: China China

Australia's international education industry will benefit hugely from a major trade deal sealed on Monday with China, experts say.
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Australia, India in trade pact push

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 3:21
related countries: India India
related places: Canberra

Australia and India pledge to push for a major free trade deal, as India's PM Narendra Modi makes a historic speech to parliament in Canberra.
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China and Australia seal trade deal

Monday, November 17th 2014, 8:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China
related places: Canberra

China and Australia seal a major free trade agreement, after the Chinese president makes a rare address to parliament in Canberra.
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VIDEO: China and Australia sign trade deal

Monday, November 17th 2014, 6:58
related countries: China China

Australia and China have signed a landmark free trade agreement, after almost a decade of negotiations.
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G20 summit: Koalas and 'shirtfronting'

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 20:41

How this year's G20 summit in Australia will be best remembered
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Morkel inspires SA win over Aussies

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 12:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Morne Morkel takes a career best 5-21 as South Africa level the ODI series against Australia with a three-wicket win.
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VIDEO: Bad Santa robs Melbourne post office

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 12:06
related places: Melbourne

A man dressed up as Father Christmas robs a post office in Melbourne, Australia.
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G20 leaders in global growth pledge

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 8:07
related countries: Russia Russia

The G20 summit closes with pledges from leaders to boost the global economy, after Russian leader Vladimir Putin leaves the summit early.
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VIDEO: G20 leaders to address economy

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 4:50
related places: Brisbane

World leaders discuss the global economy and energy, on the second and final day of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia.
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Russia under pressure at G20 summit

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 23:13
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Brisbane

Russia has faced rebukes from Western leaders about its role in the Ukraine crisis, as a G20 summit gets under way in Brisbane, Australia.
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France 29-26 Australia

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 22:26
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

France make it two wins from two autumn internationals after withstanding a late surge from Australia in Paris.
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