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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

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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England women beaten in Melbourne

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 10:37
related places: Melbourne

England women lose the second one-day international against Australia and still need another win to retain the Ashes.
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Rescued expedition in Australia port

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 4:14
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Russia Russia

Passengers rescued from a Russian research ship that became trapped in thick pack ice in Antarctica last month finally arrive in Australia.
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Australia state in 'one-punch' laws

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 4:54

Australia's New South Wales announces new laws toughening sentences against drunken violence including one-punch assaults.
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Australia drop Bailey for SA tour

Monday, January 20th 2014, 7:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Bailey

Australia drop batsman George Bailey from their Test squad to tour South Africa, bringing in Alex Doolan and Shaun Marsh.
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Cook may quit as England ODI captain

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook admits he could step down after his team lost the one-day series with Australia.
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Australia beat England to win series

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 10:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Australia beat England by seven wickets in Sydney to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the one-day international series.
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England close in on Women's Ashes win

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 7:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are within one victory of retaining the Women's Ashes after a seven-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI.
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England ponder change of tactics

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 9:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Limited-overs batting coach Graham Thorpe says England may reconsider their tactics and selection against Australia.
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Emotional defeat for England - Cook

Friday, January 17th 2014, 17:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cook

Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room is "a tough place to be" after the one-wicket defeat by Australia.
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Australia thwart England in thriller

Friday, January 17th 2014, 12:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Faulkner hits an unbeaten 69 as Australia beat England by one wicket to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.
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Jakarta condemns Australia incursion

Friday, January 17th 2014, 8:40
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia condemns Australian naval incursions into its waters during operations to stop asylum seekers as a "violation of its sovereignty".
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Australia fights bushfires amid heat

Friday, January 17th 2014, 4:45
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Bushfires in Australia's Victoria state kill one person, as firefighters battle dozens of blazes amid soaring temperatures.
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Portuguese first in Australia?

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 18:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Portugal Portugal

An early illustration of a kangaroo in a manuscript offered for sale in New York may support the theory that Portuguese explorers reached Australia ahead of the Dutch.
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I'll come back stronger - Finn

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:29

England fast bowler Steven Finn promises to "come back stronger" as he prepares to return home from the Australia tour.
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VIDEO: Bushfires rage in Australian heatwave

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian firefighters are tackling fast-moving bushfires as the heatwave in South-east Australia continues.
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