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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

Dhoni has no retirement plans

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 13:22
related countries: India India

MS Dhoni has no plans to quit as captain of the India limited-overs side despite their World Cup semi-final loss to Australia.
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Australia beat India to reach final

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 11:22
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Australia power into the Cricket World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney.
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Australia's Norfolk Island faces fight for independence

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 20:16
related countries: Norfolk Island Norfolk Island

Australia's Norfolk Island faces losing independence, but not without a fight
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India 'ready for anything' in semi

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 9:42
related countries: India India

Opener Rohit Sharma says India will not be daunted by Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia.
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Australia may join China-led bank

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 8:06
related countries: China China

Australia says it is "prepared to join" the growing number of countries signing up to a new China-led infrastructure bank.
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Australian gangs driving meth boom

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 0:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

More than 60% of Australia's major organised crime figures are dealing crystal meth - known as "ice" - a new report finds.
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Australia finds 'huge asteroid impact'

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 0:23

Scientists in central Australia discover what they say is a 400km-wide underground asteroid crater - the largest impact area ever found.
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Riaz and Watson punished for clash

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 10:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Wahab Riaz and Australia's Shane Watson are fined for their confrontation in Friday's World Cup quarter-final.
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Clarke praises Watson's defiance

Friday, March 20th 2015, 14:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Australia captain Michael Clarke praises Shane Watson's batting after their World Cup quarter-final win over Pakistan.
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Australia hold nerve to reach semis

Friday, March 20th 2015, 11:09
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan

Australia withstand a pulsating spell from Pakistan's Wahab Riaz to set up a meeting with India in the World Cup semi-finals.
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Asylum camp abuse claims 'credible'

Friday, March 20th 2015, 10:25
related countries: Nauru Nauru

A inquiry into reports of sexual abuse at Australia's asylum camp in Nauru finds "credible" claims of assault, harassment and rape.
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'Big brother' technology comes to Australia's shops

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 22:06

Free wi-fi - but do shoppers understand the deal?
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VIDEO: Abbott Nazi reference sparks uproar

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 10:52
related countries: Germany Germany

There were ugly scenes in Australia's parliament on Thursday when Prime Minister Tony Abbott compared Labour Party leader Bill Shorten to the Germany WWII propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
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Norfolk Islanders to pay income tax

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 1:10
related countries: Norfolk Island Norfolk Island

New government proposals will see residents on Australia's tiny Norfolk Island lose their parliament and have to pay income tax for the first time.
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Medics call for Australia boxing ban

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 11:26

Medical officials in Australia call for a ban on boxing in the country after a 23-year-old fighter collapsed and died.
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Airport terror police stop hundreds

Monday, March 16th 2015, 0:51

A new airport counter-terror force is stopping more than 400 travellers per day as Australia attempts to crack down on would-be jihadists leaving the country.
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VIDEO: Rollercoaster failure sparks rescue

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 15:55
related places: Gold Coast

Six people have been rescued after a rollercoaster cart became stranded 50m in the air on Australia's Gold Coast.
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Hamilton wins with ease in Australia

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 6:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton dominates the Australian Grand Prix, as only 11 cars finish the season-opening race.
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Van der Garde drops Sauber dispute

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 0:08

Giedo van der Garde drops his legal action against Sauber, allowing them to race in the Australian Grand Prix.
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Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

Friday, March 13th 2015, 7:34
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg pips team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in Friday practice as Mercedes dominate in Australia.
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Australia women's coach to step down

Friday, March 13th 2015, 4:15

Australia will need to find a new head coach ahead of the Women's Ashes as Cathryn Fitzpatrick will step down in May.
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Rosberg heads Hamilton in practice

Friday, March 13th 2015, 3:20
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg narrowly beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time as Mercedes dominated first practice in Australia.
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Bishop offers Bali pair jail funding

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 4:18

Australia's foreign minister offers to cover the cost of life in prison to help two Australians avoid execution, but is rebuffed by Indonesia.
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The secrecy surrounding Australia's asylum camps

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 21:49

What is going on in Australia's offshore asylum camps?
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Australia 'sick of lecturing by UN'

Monday, March 9th 2015, 9:11

PM Tony Abbott defends Australia's controversial treatment of asylum seekers, saying the country is "sick of being lectured" by the UN.
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The photographer who made Australia his canvas

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 20:13

The photographer who made Australia his canvas
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Maxwell hits ton in Australia win

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 14:50
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Glenn Maxwell hits the second-fastest century in World Cup history as Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs to reach the last eight.
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Australia lodges Bali Nine complaint

Friday, March 6th 2015, 3:24
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australia lodges an official complaint with Indonesia over a photograph showing a policeman smiling next to man sentenced to death.
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Australia announces Eurovision singer

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 14:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Former Australian Idol winner and X Factor judge Guy Sebastian will be Australia's first ever entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest.
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VIDEO: Australia's wave of surfing profits?

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 2:34

Australia's multi-billion dollar surfing industry has been facing challenges since the global financial crisis, but things may be turning around for the sector.
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ODI triple century possible - Clarke

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 17:00

A batsman could soon score 300 in a one-day international, according to Australia captain Michael Clarke.
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Australia win with record Cup score

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 13:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

Australia post a World Cup record total as they beat Afghanistan by the biggest winning margin in the tournament's history.
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Australia economy grows 2.5% on year

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 1:24

Australia's economy grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, marking its slowest pace of annual growth last year.
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Rampant South Africa crush Ireland

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 11:07
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Canberra

South Africa condemn Ireland to their first defeat of the World Cup as they cruise to a 201-run win in Canberra.
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Brandis censured over Triggs row

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 4:50

Australia's Senate censures Attorney General George Brandis over his treatment of human rights chief Gillian Triggs amid an asylum row.
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NZ scrape to victory over Australia

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 8:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand survive a late collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling climax to their World Cup Pool A game.
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Australian wine firm back to profit

Friday, February 27th 2015, 2:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

One of the world's biggest listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has returned to profit in the six months to December.
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Historic objects return to Australia

Friday, February 27th 2015, 0:27

A collection of rare objects, including a shield thought to have been picked up by Captain Cook in 1770, are set to return to Australia for the first time.
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Kyrgios pulls out of Davis Cup tie

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 10:54
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Australia number one Nick Kyrgios pulls out of next week's Davis Cup tie with the Czech Republic because of a back problem.
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Australia warning on women militants

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 3:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Canberra

Up to 40 Australian women have either taken part in terror attacks or support terrorist groups, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.
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Australia's Qantas returns to profit

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 1:23

Australia's national carrier Qantas has reported its best half-year profit in four years as turnaround plans come to fruition.
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Row over Australia HRC chief deepens

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 0:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's opposition party calls for police probe into whether the government tried to induce the head of the Australian Human Rights Commission to resign.
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Gayle's 215 sets up West Indies win

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 11:32
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Canberra

Chris Gayle hits the first double century in World Cup history as West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs in Canberra.
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Asylum seekers 'abused in detention'

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 9:59

Australia is investigating dozens of allegations of sexual abuse as PM Abbott slams a recent human rights report.
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NRL to take over Gold Coast Titans

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 4:28

The Gold Coast Titans are to be taken over by Australia's National Rugby League, amid a drug scandal which will see five players in court.
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The Indonesians collecting coins for Tony Abbott

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 14:38

The Indonesians sending aid money back to Australia
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Australia army begins storm clean-up

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 2:12

Australia's army is deployed in Queensland to help clean up after a powerful tropical cyclone caused widespread damage in coastal areas.
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VIDEO: 'Hard lessons' from Sydney cafe siege

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 13:12
related places: Sydney

Australia's security hotline had 18 calls about the gunman before his attack on a Sydney cafe, but none suggested an imminent attack, a report says.
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'No warning of attack' on Sydney cafe

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 8:11
related places: Sydney

Australia's security hotline had 18 calls about the gunman before his attack on a Sydney cafe, but none suggested an imminent attack, a report says.
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Rain ruins Australia v Bangladesh

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 6:47
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Brisbane

Australia's World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane is washed out without a ball being bowled.
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The rise of Australia's visual effects industry

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 0:43

The rise of Australia's visual effects industry
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Why a ‘poetic’ sign language interpreter went viral in Australia

Friday, February 20th 2015, 17:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian sign language interpreter has become viral sensation
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VIDEO: 'Cyclone sandwich' hits Australia

Friday, February 20th 2015, 9:12

Thousands of people across Australia's Northern Territory and Queensland face a separate "sandwich" of tropical cyclones.
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GB women lose team pursuit title

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 19:47

Great Britain's women are beaten as Australia set a new world record in the Track World Championships team pursuit final.
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England display embarrassing - Gooch

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 23:28

Ex-England captain Graham Gooch says Eoin Morgan's side were "embarrassing" in their World Cup defeat by Australia.
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Australia's 'beautiful prison' in Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 21:31
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

The asylum seekers shunted from Australia to Papua New Guinea
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Clarke ready for Australia return

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 17:00
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Australia captain Michael Clarke will return from injury in Saturday's World Cup match against Bangladesh.
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Afghanistan lose on World Cup debut

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 11:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Canberra

Afghanistan's debut World Cup match ends in defeat as Bangladesh are victorious by 105 runs in Canberra.
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