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India vs Australia: CA aiming mass relocation of players into NSW after COVID outbreak in South Australia, say reports
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India vs Australia: CA aiming mass relocation of players into NSW after COVID outbreak in South Australia, say reports

According to the Australian media, Cricket Australia is continuously assessing the fast evolving situation.

380 pilot whales dead in largest mass stranding ever recorded in Australia; nearly 500 still stranded in Tasmania
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380 pilot whales dead in largest mass stranding ever recorded in Australia; nearly 500 still stranded in Tasmania

The country's previous largest recorded mass stranding took place near the Western Australias town of Dunsborough in 1996, involving 320 pilot whales

New Zealand's Rachel Priest announces retirement from international cricket, to play for Tasmanian Tigers
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New Zealand's Rachel Priest announces retirement from international cricket, to play for Tasmanian Tigers

According to a statement by Cricket Tasmania, Priest was formerly contracted with the New Zealand National Team but made the decision to retire from international cricket after not receiving a contract for the coming season.

Coronavirus pandemic: Cricket Australia cancels final round of Sheffield Shield due to COVID-19, postpones decision on championship clash
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Coronavirus pandemic: Cricket Australia cancels final round of Sheffield Shield due to COVID-19, postpones decision on championship clash

Australia's top first-class league Sheffield Shield could be declared vacant for the first time since the second World War after the cricket board cancelled the final round of the competition due to the rising threat of COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report.

Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies
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Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies

In South Australia's Kangaroo Island, the bushfire threat on Thursday was escalated with 'a watch and act warning' issued for a fire near Parndana which according to the Country Fire Service (CFS) was uncontrolled and was burning in a southeasterly direction threatening the safety of people in the area.

Respite from Australian bushfire unlikely as weathermen rule out significant rain; temperatures may soar for few more months
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Respite from Australian bushfire unlikely as weathermen rule out significant rain; temperatures may soar for few more months

Australia’s weather agency sees no sign of cooler weather or significant rainfall in the next few months, an unwelcome forecast for authorities who have warned that only a large downpour will halt bushfires sweeping across the country

Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world
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Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world

The deadly wildfires, fanned by wind and fueled by scorching heat, are raging across the southeast of the country.

Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities
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Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities

Authorities claim that the evacuations are likely the largest peacetime maritime rescue operation in Australian history.

Australia's Mitchell Marsh injures bowling hand after punching dressing room wall during Sheffield Shield match
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Australia's Mitchell Marsh injures bowling hand after punching dressing room wall during Sheffield Shield match

Australian Mitchell Marsh was nervously waiting on Monday to see how badly he has hurt his bowling hand after punching a dressing room wall in frustration during a weekend Sheffield Shield game.

Tasmania's Tim Paine registers first century in 13 years during Sheffield Shield game against Western Australia
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Tasmania's Tim Paine registers first century in 13 years during Sheffield Shield game against Western Australia

Paine's innings ended on 121 in Perth on Saturday when he mishit a pull shot off WA quick Jhye Richardson and was caught at mid-wicket.

Australia-bound flight misses landing, flies extra 50 km after pilot falls asleep; transport bureau to begin interrogation
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Australia-bound flight misses landing, flies extra 50 km after pilot falls asleep; transport bureau to begin interrogation

Officials of Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) have not said how the pilot awoke before landing the Australia-bound plane safely.

After disappearing for 50 years, first eastern quolls spotted in Australian wild
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After disappearing for 50 years, first eastern quolls spotted in Australian wild

It is the first time in Australia that a carnivore extinct on the mainland has been re-introduced to the wild.

India vs Australia: Matthew Wade will find it 'very hard' to play in the Ashes, feels Michael Clarke
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India vs Australia: Matthew Wade will find it 'very hard' to play in the Ashes, feels Michael Clarke

Wade was dropped from the playing XI in the third ODI between India and Australia on Sunday, following his poor run of form.

Kerala man racially abused, assaulted in Australia, a week after Indian priest was stabbed in Melbourne
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Kerala man racially abused, assaulted in Australia, a week after Indian priest was stabbed in Melbourne

An Indian man was allegedly assaulted by a group of teenagers, who hurled racial abuses at him at a restaurant in Australia's Tasmania state

Australia batsman Adam Voges suffers concussion after getting hit on helmet in domestic match
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Australia batsman Adam Voges suffers concussion after getting hit on helmet in domestic match

The sickening impact from a Cameron Stevenson bouncer saw Voges sink to the ground before gingerly walking off minutes later.

Sun Pharma buys GSK's opiates biz in Australia: All you need to know
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Sun Pharma buys GSK's opiates biz in Australia: All you need to know

Drug major Sun Pharma will acquire GlaxoSmithKline's Opiates business in Australia for an undisclosed amount to strengthen its pain management portfolio. Both companies said they expect to close the deal by August.

Alex Doolan in line for Test debut in final Ashes game
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Alex Doolan in line for Test debut in final Ashes game

The 28-year-old Doolan, a disciple of fellow Tasmanian and former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, replaces fast bowler Doug Bollinger in the squad

Lost as child, man finds his family after 25 years by using Google Earth
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Lost as child, man finds his family after 25 years by using Google Earth

A man, who was lost in a train when he was a boy of five years of age (and then went on to be adopted by a Tasmanian couple), came back to India and found his family - with the help of Google Earth

Wildfires rage across Australia amid searing heat
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Wildfires rage across Australia amid searing heat

Firefighters battled scores of wildfires raging across southeast Australia on Tuesday with officials evacuating national parks and warning that blistering temperatures and high winds had led to "catastrophic" fire conditions in some areas.