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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

VIDEO: Royals arrive in New Zealand

Monday, April 7th 2014, 12:47
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have carried Prince George off the plane at the start of their three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.
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Royal trio touch down in New Zealand

Monday, April 7th 2014, 7:28
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carry Prince George off the plane at the start of their three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.
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Australia beat England in T20 final

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 12:07
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia thrash England by six wickets to win a record third successive Women's World Twenty20 title in Bangladesh.
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Australia PM 'hopeful' in plane hunt

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 3:19
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Australia's prime minister says he is "hopeful but by no means certain" that a signal detected in the Indian Ocean is linked to flight MH370.
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Prince George on first overseas tour

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 1:29
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Will William and Kate shine in Australia and New Zealand?
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VIDEO: Shark kills woman in Australia

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 12:16

A woman has been killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales.
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Shark kills woman in New South Wales

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 6:57

A woman is killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales, officials say.
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Boeing to cut 300 Australia jobs

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 2:32

Aerospace giant Boeing says it will cut 300 jobs in Australia, primarily fixed-term contractors, as its aircraft programmes mature.
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Malaysia mystery ‘may not be solved’

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 6:36
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia warns the reasons behind the missing plane's disappearance may never be known, as its PM heads to Australia for talks on the search.
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Philip Morris to stop Australia work

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 5:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Tobacco giant Philip Morris says it will cease production at its Australian cigarette factory, due to Australia's cigarette production rules.
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BP to close Australia refinery

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 4:40
related places: Brisbane

Oil giant BP says it will cease production at its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane, Australia, by 2015 due to competition from refineries in Asia.
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Plane search 'most challenging ever'

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 17:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could take weeks and is the "most challenging ever seen", Australian officials say.
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Lift-tackle ban call after horror injury

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 10:37

A leading medical expert in Australia is calling for an end to lift tackles after an NRL youngster suffers a broken neck.
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Australia welcomes Japan whaling ban

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 4:42
related countries: Japan Japan, New Zealand New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand welcome a UN court ruling ordering Japan to halt its Antarctic whaling, while Japan expresses disappointment.
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Woeful Australia crumble to India

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 17:16
related countries: India India

India book their place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals as Group Two winners as Australia suffer a third consecutive loss.
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Shehzad ton gives Pakistan victory

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 13:51
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Pakistan Pakistan

Ahmed Shehzad's unbeaten century helps Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 50 runs and eliminate Australia from the World Twenty20.
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West Indies stun Australia in thriller

Friday, March 28th 2014, 13:46

Darren Sammy hits consecutive sixes to lead West Indies to a Group Two victory over Australia at the World Twenty20.
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India wants Hindu statues returned

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 13:30
related countries: India India

India requests the return of two ancient Hindu statues from galleries in Australia following allegations that they were stolen.
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Australia reintroduces knighthoods

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 9:44

Australia is to reintroduce the appointment of knights and dames after discontinuing the honour in 1986, the PM announces.
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Aussies lose Women's World T20 opener

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 14:37
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand shock holders Australia by winning the opening game of the Women's World Twenty20 by seven runs.
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Pakistan beat Australia in thriller

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 13:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mirpur

Pakistan, aided by Umar Akmal's scintillating 94, beat Australia by 16 runs in their World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.
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China planes boost Malaysia jet hunt

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 5:48
related countries: China China, Malaysia Malaysia

Two Chinese planes arrive in Australia to help search for the Malaysia Airlines jet, after more satellite images emerge of possible debris.
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Skydivers killed in Australia crash

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 7:18
related places: Brisbane

Five people are killed as a light aircraft on a skydiving trip crashes at an airfield north of Brisbane in Australia.
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Stones gigs rescheduled to late 2014

Friday, March 21st 2014, 10:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The Rolling Stones gigs in Australia and New Zealand, cancelled following the death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott, are to be rescheduled for October.
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Stones tour off after Scott death

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 19:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The Rolling Stones postpone their tour of Australia and New Zealand after the death of Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott, the band says.
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VIDEO: Stones cancel gig after Scott death

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 16:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The Rolling Stones have announced that they have cancelled the first date of their tour of Australia and New Zealand.
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Monday, March 17th 2014, 8:05
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australia will control the "southern vector" search for the missing Malaysian plane, PM Tony Abbott says, amid scrutiny of cockpit communications.
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Australia probes housing market

Monday, March 17th 2014, 7:09

Australia is set to investigate its laws governing foreign investment of homes following a report saying a generation of Australians are being priced out of the market.
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PNG judge in Australia asylum probe

Monday, March 17th 2014, 4:27
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

A Papua New Guinea judge begins a human rights inquiry into Australia's immigration detention camp on Manus Island, after February's deadly clashes.
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Red Bull's Ricciardo disqualified

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 13:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is excluded from the Australian GP for breaching fuel consumption rules, having finished second.
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Johnson ruled out of World Twenty20

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 10:50

A toe infection rules Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson out of the World Twenty20, with Doug Bollinger his replacement.
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Hamilton unfazed by Australia exit

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 10:49
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton says he is "quite relaxed" about retiring from the first race of the season while team-mate Nico Rosberg won.
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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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