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Delays hit Aboriginal homes plan

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 0:53

A report into a housing scheme for Australia's Aboriginals finds not one dwelling has been built in a year since it began.
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England suffer Denly injury scare

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 9:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Joe Denly could miss Friday's first one-day international against Australia after injuring his knee playing football.
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Australia's warm winter a record

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 5:11

Australia records its warmest ever winter - partly caused by climate change - and fears the coming bush fire season.
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Australia coach to return early

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 7:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia will allow coach Tim Nielsen to return home after the fourth of their seven one-day internationals against England.
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Australian Serb avoids extradition

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 5:36
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Zagreb

A former Serb paramilitary leader in Australia, Dragan Vasiljkovic, wins his appeal against extradition to Croatia.
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Collingwood defends abandonment

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 19:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Paul Collingwood says the umpires were right to call off the second Twenty20 international against Australia at Old Trafford.
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Twenty20 live - England v Australia

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The second Twenty20 international between England and Australia at Old Trafford is abandoned without a ball being bowled.
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England spared by Manchester rain

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Manchester

England's Twenty20 match with Australia at Old Trafford is abandoned as a no result because of rain.
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Live Twenty20 - England v Australia

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 12:51

Australia set England a target of 146 in the first of two Twenty20 internationals at Old Trafford
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Australia 25-32 South Africa

Saturday, August 29th 2009, 12:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

World champions South Africa maintain their grip on the Tri-Nations with an impressive win over Australia in Perth.
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Treatment of Aborigines 'racist'

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 9:26

A UN official criticises Australia's measures to fight child abuse and alcoholism in Aboriginal communities as discriminatory.
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Ponting eager to remain captain

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 14:53

Australia's Ricky Ponting says he wants to continue as captain despite his team's defeat in the Ashes.
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Haddin injured for one-day series

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will miss the Twenty20 and one-day series in England because of a fractured finger.
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Australia island gas deal sealed

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 8:40

Australia gives final approval for a huge natural gas project to be built on an island nature reserve off west Australia.
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Strauss targets top of rankings

Monday, August 24th 2009, 9:55

England captain Andrew Strauss wants to lead his side to the top of the Test rankings after the 2-1 Ashes triumph over Australia.
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Strauss savours famous Ashes win

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 18:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Strauss revels in the emotion of England's Ashes 2-1 series triumph against Australia.
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Victorious England regain Ashes

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 16:59

England regain the Ashes after beating Australia by 197 runs in the deciding Test at The Oval.
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Live Ashes - England v Australia

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 9:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowl Australia out for 348 to win the final Test at The Oval by 197 runs and regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series victory.
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England on course for Ashes glory

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 17:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia close day three at The Oval on 80-0, after Jonathan Trott's century enables England to set a massive target of 546.
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Live Ashes - England v Australia

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 9:01

Australia need 466 more runs to win with 10 wickets in hand after closing on 80-0 at the close of play on day three at The Oval.
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Inspired Broad shatters Australia

Friday, August 21st 2009, 18:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad takes 5-37 as Australia are all out for 160 and England lead by 230 at 58-3 after two days of the deciding Ashes Test.
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Live Ashes - England v Australia

Friday, August 21st 2009, 9:10

England reach 58-3 to lead by 230 runs after a dramatic second day at The Oval that sees 15 wickets fall.
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UN envoy in Aboriginal assessment

Friday, August 21st 2009, 5:16

Australia's treatment of Aborigines is being investigated by a UN envoy, now touring remote indigenous communities.
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England struggle in deciding Test

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England fail to build on a promising start as Australia restrict them to 307-8 on day one of the deciding Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Live Ashes - England v Australia

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 7:42

England lose Andrew Flintoff to a loose stroke as Australia take their sixth wicket on day one at The Oval.
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PetroChina in huge Australia deal

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 7:39

PetroChina, Asia's largest oil company, signs a $41bn deal to buy gas from a field off Australia's north-western coast.
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China 'angry' at Australia tour

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 4:20
related countries: China China

It emerges that China cancelled a ministerial visit because of Australia's welcome for exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer.
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Australia's fire system 'flawed'

Monday, August 17th 2009, 8:58

An investigation into Australia's wildfires earlier this year urges sweeping changes to the warning system and evacuation policy.
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UN investigates Australia rights

Monday, August 17th 2009, 8:03
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A senior UN official investigates complaints by Australian Aboriginal communities that the government is violating their rights.
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Australia plans new terror laws

Monday, August 17th 2009, 3:38

Australia plans to amend its anti-terrorism laws to change definitions of terror and give more powers to the police.
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Camel cull - Australia plans drastic solution to outback problem

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 4:32

Australia's plans to cull its imported camel population spurs protests, and relief.
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Australia emissions plan rejected

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 2:08

Australia's Senate votes down a plan to introduce a carbon trading scheme to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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'No survivors' at PNG crash site

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 9:19
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

All 13 people on board a small plane that crashed in Papua New Guinea have been killed, Australia's prime minister says.
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Ponting rested for Twenty20 games

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 7:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia captain Ricky Ponting will be rested for the two Twenty20 internationals against England after the Ashes Test series concludes.
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Inglis banned after assault claim

Monday, August 10th 2009, 15:20

Australia star Greg Inglis is suspended by his club after being charged with assaulting his girlfriend.
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Ponting salutes resurgent Aussies

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 15:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ricky Ponting hails the spirit of his Australia team after their victory over England by an innings and 80 runs in the fourth Test.
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Aussies win to level Ashes series

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 13:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia beat England by an innings and 80 runs in the fourth Test at Headingley to level the Ashes series at 1-1.
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Live - England v Australia

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 9:41

England are batting after lunch but Australia remain firmly on course for victory in the fourth Ashes Test.
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Dismal England face heavy defeat

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 17:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England close day two of the fourth Ashes Test at Headingley on 82-5, needing 261 to make Australia bat again.
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South Africa 29-17 Australia

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 17:05

South Africa put themselves in pole position to claim the Tri-Nations with victory over Australia in Cape Town.
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Ashes live - England v Australia

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 16:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England close day two of the fourth Ashes Test at Headingley on 82-5, still 261 runs behind Australia's first-innings total of 445.
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Australia on top as England slump

Friday, August 7th 2009, 17:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are bowled out for 102 as Australia seize control on day one of the fourth Ashes Test at Headingley.
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Ashes live - England v Australia

Friday, August 7th 2009, 9:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia are 196-4 at close on day one of the fourth Test at Headingley, having dismissed England for 102.
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Flintoff ruled out of fourth Test

Friday, August 7th 2009, 8:26

England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff misses the fourth Ashes Test against Australia at Headingley because of a knee injury.
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Ponting plays down crowd antics

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 16:53

Australia captain Ricky Ponting insists he has no problem with the booing he has faced in the Ashes series ahead of Friday's fourth Test at Headingley.
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Ponting plays down crowd antics

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 16:53

Australia captain Ricky Ponting insists he has no problem with the booing he has faced in the Ashes series ahead of Friday's fourth Test at Headingley.
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Pacific calls for climate action

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 11:45
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Climate change, the economic crisis and democracy in Fiji dominate talks by leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum in Australia.
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Koala that inspired Australia after bush fires dies during operation

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 9:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A Australian koala named Sam which became a celebrity after being rescued from wildfires dies during surgery.
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Court outburst over Sydney 'plot'

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 8:39
related places: Sydney

One of five men charged in Australia for allegedly planning an attack on an army base, angrily denies being a terrorist.
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Buoyant hopes

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 21:42

Smooth sailing for Australia's economy?
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Australia defy England to earn draw

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Michael Clarke strikes an unbeaten century as Australia reach 375-5 to draw the third Test against England at Edgbaston.
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Live - England v Australia

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 9:15

Michael Clarke hits his 12th hundred as Australia secure a draw in the third Ashes at Edgbaston.
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China urges 'respect' in Rio case

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 6:26
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing calls on Australia to "respect" its legal system, as it probes allegations of bribery by workers at Rio Tinto.
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England set up chance of victory

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 19:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Andrew Flintoff hits 74 before England reduce Australia to 88-2, still 25 runs behind, on a thrilling fourth day of the third Ashes Test.
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Live text - England v Australia

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 10:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England remove Simon Katich and Ricky Ponting early on after earning a lead of 113 over Australia on day four of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
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Iraq to Sydney

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 14:14

Translator flees death threats for new life in Australia
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Live text - England v Australia

Friday, July 31st 2009, 9:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bad light stops play with England 116-2 in reply to Australia's 263 on day two of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
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England toil after weather delay

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 18:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Australia close on 126-1 after only 30 overs are possible on the first day of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Live text - England v Australia

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 9:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Australia make a promising start as they reach 126-1 at the close against England on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
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No stone left unturned in hunt for Australia's stolen curling rocks

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 9:24

Thieves in Australia are believed to have made off with a valuable supply of rocks for the sport of curling thinking it was alcohol.
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Human flu jab trials 'under way'

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 19:55

Human trials of a vaccine to protect against the swine flu virus, which has killed hundreds worldwide, begin in Australia.
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Pietersen to miss rest of Ashes

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 13:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Kevin Pietersen is ruled out of the rest of the Ashes series against Australia with an Achilles tendon injury.
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Chinese directors shun festival

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 11:47
related countries: China China

Two Chinese directors boycott Australia's biggest film festival over the screening of a documentary about political activist Rebiya Kadeer.
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Close neighbours: Quake edges NZ towards Australia

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 9:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has edged New Zealand closer to Australia, scientists say.
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Beaten Ponting blames slow start

Monday, July 20th 2009, 14:25

Ricky Ponting says Australia's poor display over the opening two days cost them the Lord's Test.
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