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News: Australia

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

Monday, November 14th 2005, 6:47

An Australian nuclear reactor was a possible target for terrorism suspects arrested last week, police say.
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Mass labour rallies in Australia

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 7:09

Tens of thousands of people attend rallies in Australia to protest against changes to industrial laws.
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Cricket: Australia in command

Thursday, November 17th 2005, 7:23
related places: Hobart

Australia reach 60-0 in the second Test in Hobart after skittling West Indies for 149.
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Cricket: Aussie pair punish WI

Friday, November 18th 2005, 7:37
related places: Hobart

Mike Hussey and Matthew Hayden make hundreds as Australia reach 256-1 on day two in Hobart.
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Cricket: Australia eye big win

Saturday, November 19th 2005, 6:28

West Indies trail Australia by 175 runs after reaching 84-4 before rain ends play on day three of the second Test.
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Cricket: Bravo holds Aussies

Sunday, November 20th 2005, 6:55

Australia should win the second Test on Monday despite Dwayne Bravo's second Test century for West Indies.
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Aborigine leader warns on welfare

Sunday, November 20th 2005, 15:54

An Aboriginal lawyer says Australia's benefits system needs reform to help Aborigines out of poverty.
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Cricket: Aussies seal victory

Monday, November 21st 2005, 0:42
related places: Hobart

Australia take a winning 2-0 lead in the Test series against West Indies after a nine-wicket triumph in Hobart.
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Serbia deportee fights Australia

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 12:40

A man deported by Australia despite having lived there for 36 years says he will fight until he is back "home".
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Cricket: Aussies hit back

Saturday, November 26th 2005, 8:05

Australia reach 229-3 after Brian Lara's 226 sees West Indies to a total of 405 in the Adelaide Test.
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Rugby: Kiwis stun Aussies

Saturday, November 26th 2005, 20:13
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand produce one of the most remarkable displays in history as they destroy Australia to claim the Tri-Nations title.
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Cricket: Hussey fights back

Sunday, November 27th 2005, 8:10

Mike Hussey hits an unbeaten 133 after Dwayne Bravo takes six wickets for West Indies in the third Test.
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Rugby: Aussies rue end of record

Sunday, November 27th 2005, 13:04

Prop Petero Civoniceva is "embarrassed" to be part of the first Australia team in 27 years to lose a Test series.
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Cricket: Australia beat Windies

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 3:32

Australia defeat West Indies by seven wickets in Adelaide to win the series 3-0.
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Falconio suspect 'was miles away'

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 10:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The man accused of killing Peter Falconio fails to explain how his DNA was on the victim's girlfriend's clothing.
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E Timor, Australia strike oil deal

Thursday, December 1st 2005, 10:20
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australia and East Timor resolve a long-running dispute on how to share energy resources in the Timor Sea.
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Australian banker quits after row

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 7:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A board member of Australia's central bank quits amid a growing row about his business affairs.
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Australian warning over hanging

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 10:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Singapore Singapore
related places: Melbourne

Australia's prime minister says Singapore's execution of a Melbourne man may harm links between their peoples.
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Falconio's body 'will be found'

Tuesday, December 6th 2005, 7:59

Backpacker Peter Falconio's parents weep in court in Australia as a prosecutor says their son's body will be found.
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Cricket: Symonds pounds NZ

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 9:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia dismiss New Zealand for 320 in Wellington to win by two runs and go 2-0 up in the three-match one-day series.
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Rugby: Jones sacking criticised

Thursday, December 8th 2005, 5:23

Former England coach Sir Clive Woodward says sacking Australia coach Eddie Jones is a mistake.
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Rugby: Australia coach quits

Friday, December 9th 2005, 12:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Wayne Bennett quits as Australia coach following his side's Tri-Nations final loss to New Zealand.
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Racial violence erupts in Sydney

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 21:51
related places: Sydney

The authorities in Australia condemn an outbreak of racial violence on a Sydney beach as 'not the Australian way'.
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Rugby: Stuart to lead Australia

Monday, December 12th 2005, 6:33

Sydney Roosters coach Ricky Stuart is appointed coach of Australia's rugby league team for 2006.
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Body 'not issue' in Falconio case

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The absence of a UK backpacker's body does not prevent a guilty verdict, the jury at his murder trial is told.
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Sydney police get riot powers

Thursday, December 15th 2005, 8:11

Tough laws to prevent civil unrest are passed in New South Wales, Australia, following recent violence.
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Cricket: Australia on back foot

Friday, December 16th 2005, 10:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

Makhaya Ntini takes 5-64 as South Africa bowl out Australia for 258 in the first Test in Perth.
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Cricket: Australia hit back

Saturday, December 17th 2005, 10:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

South Africa are dismissed for 296 before Australia end day two of the first Test in Perth on 38-1.
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Cricket: Australia well in control

Sunday, December 18th 2005, 10:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

Australia end day three of the first Test against South Africa in Perth on 310-4 - a second-innings lead of 272.
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Police claim Sydney success

Monday, December 19th 2005, 4:19

Police in Australia's biggest city say a big presence on beaches at the weekend stopped a repeat of riots.
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Cricket: Hodge shines for Aussies

Monday, December 19th 2005, 9:56

South Africa fall to 85-2, chasing 491 to beat Australia after Brad Hodge's double century.
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Cricket: S Africa deny Australia

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 9:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Jacques Rudolph hits an unbeaten 102 as South Africa hold out for a draw in the first Test against Australia.
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Tennis: Hingis set for Sydney

Wednesday, December 21st 2005, 7:48
related places: Gold Coast

Martina Hingis adds the Sydney International event to her comeback schedule ahead of the Australian Open.
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Cricket: Australia collapse

Monday, December 26th 2005, 7:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kemp, Melbourne

South Africa paceman Andre Nel takes 4-58 as Australia end day one of the Melbourne Test on 239-8.
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Cricket: Hussey boosts Australia

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 7:15

South Africa end day two of the second Test on 169-2 after Mike Hussey's 122 helps Australia to 355.
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Cricket: Australia take charge

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 7:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia lead South Africa by 154 runs after reaching 110-2 at the end of day three in the Melbourne Test.
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Cricket: Aussies close in

Thursday, December 29th 2005, 7:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa crash to 99-6 on day four of the second Test, chasing 366 to beat Australia.
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Sydney welcomes in the New Year

Saturday, December 31st 2005, 22:28
related places: Sydney

A huge firework display in Sydney Harbour in Australia marks the start of 2006, as the whole region celebrates.
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Cricket: Botha set for SA debut

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 7:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Sydney

Johan Botha looks set to make his Test debut for South Africa as they attempt to hit back against Australia in Sydney.
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Bushfires edging towards Sydney

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 8:18

Bushfires across south-east Australia continue to rage, creeping closer to Sydney.
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Australian fires continue to rage

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 4:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Bushfires destroy more than a dozen homes in south-eastern Australia, and threaten hundreds more.
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Australian plane crash kills five

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 6:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A small aircraft crashes in eastern Australia, killing five people and injuring two others.
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Tennis: Hingis in winning return

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 7:44

Martina Hingis makes a successful return to professional tennis with victory over Maria Vento-Kabchi in Australia.
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Cricket: Kallis leads SA fightback

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 7:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa reach 230-3 on day one of the Sydney Test against Australia, with Jacques Kallis 80 not out.
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Cricket: Aussies stunned by SA

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 7:11

South Africa declare on 451-9 before Australia tumble to 54-3 on day two of the third Test in Sydney.
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Britons killed in Australia crash

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Britons were among five skydivers killed after their plane crashed in Australia, the UK Foreign Office says.
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Australian arsonists under watch

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Police in Australia are monitoring up to 30 known arsonists, as bushfires continue to burn in the south-east.
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Australia records hottest year

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 6:43

2005 was Australia's hottest year on record, according to new data, prompting renewed fears of global warming.
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Cricket: Ponting shines for 100th

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 7:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Ricky Ponting hits a centrury in his 100th Test but Australia trail South Africa by 96 at the close in Sydney.
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Cricket: Rain hampers SA efforts

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 6:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's hopes of victory in the third Test against Australia fade after a rain-interrupted fourth day.
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Cricket: Australia beat SA

Friday, January 6th 2006, 5:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Sydney

Ricky Ponting scores his second century in his 100th Test as Australia beat South Africa in Sydney to take the series 2-0.
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Australia probes Iraq 'kickbacks'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 6:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

Australia's wheat exporter AWB made millions of dollars of illegal payments to Iraq, a government inquiry is told.
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Australian defence minister quits

Friday, January 20th 2006, 1:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's defence minister resigns amid reports he is to become his country's ambassador to the UN.
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Australia arrests Serb suspect

Friday, January 20th 2006, 5:36

Dragan Vasiljkovic is arrested in Australia, accused of killing and torturing Croats in the former Yugoslavia.
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