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  Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation   Antarctica: An operation has begun in Antarctica to rescue passengers from the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. A Chinese helicopter arrived   52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter  Passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in ice are expected to be rescued by helicopter after icebreakers failed to reach the... Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue    Antarctica: A ship stranded in East Antarctica since Tuesday remained stuck as the latest rescue efforts were thwarted by fierce winds and poor visibili...   Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica  An Australian icebreaker ship Aurora Australis is moving closer to the Russian-flagged vessel and was expected to break through early Monday local time New rescue bid for Antarctic ship    Antarctica: An Australian vessel is en route to East Antarctica in a renewed bid to free a scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice since Tuesd... One dead, 88 rescued in Australia refugee boat sinking   Australian authorities were scouring remote seas for survivors after a people-smuggling boat carrying 97 went down Australia ends asylum boat rescue   Australian authorities have called off rescue efforts for a boat carrying asylum seekers that sank north of Christmas Island Search ends for 2 Australian Carnival cruise ship passengers  Sydney: Two Australians plunged off a cruise ship into the ocean despite higher-than-required railings to prevent accidental falls, the cruise company Scores rescued from water after ship capsizes   Rescuers pulled 130 people from the waters between Australia and Indonesia on Wednesday after a ship capsized 110 rescued from capsized boat near Australia Search for Australia sinking survivors Toll climbs as search continues for missing. Queensland Supplies flown to Queensland city Map of Rockhampton Queensland Australia
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B. 2017-05-25 SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police Swift Bay, Broome, Western Australia
2. 2017-04-02 Australia floods: House washed away after family's rescue
D. 2016-11-15 New Zealand earthquake: Warships head to Kaikoura Kaikoura, New Zealand
E. 2016-08-06 Stranded kayaker rescued after crocodile attack
F. 2016-02-25 Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued
6. 2015-04-21 Scores rescued from NSW floods Dungog, Australia
H. 2014-12-22 Father, 2 sons found alive after 10 days stranded in wilderness Expedition National Park, Australia
I. 2014-11-04 Australia 'will send' Ebola medics Australia
2014-01-04 Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Casey Station, Antarctica

All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice
SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police Map of Swift Bay Broome Australia  An SOS signal made of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia has prompted fears that someone, or more than one person, could be missing Australia floods: House washed away after family's rescue Map of Luscombe Queensland Australia  Queensland: An Australian family was rescued from the roof of their house minutes before it was carried away in floodwaters, authorities have said   New Zealand earthquake: Warships head to Kaikoura Map of Kaikoura New Zealand  Australian, Canadian and US warships are heading to the town to help with evacuations after a series of powerful earthquakes Stranded kayaker rescued after crocodile attack   Queensland: A man whose kayak was attacked by a saltwater crocodile has been rescued from an island in Australia Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued   Thirty-seven people stranded on Australia's flagship icebreaker, which ran aground in Antarctica, have been rescued, authorities said Scores rescued from NSW floods   Nearly 100 people have been rescued from floodwaters in New South Wales as powerful storms continue to lash the Australian state Father, 2 sons found alive after 10 days stranded in wilderness   A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital after surviving with their father in the wilderness with little fo...   Australia 'will send' Ebola medics  Australia is expected to announce that it will help health workers travel to West Africa to treat Ebola victims Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Map of Casey Station Antarctica

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   Antarctica: An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home
   Antarctica: After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker
 The Russian-flagged MV Akademik Shokalskiy got stuck in unusually thick ice


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  Military aircraft are flying supplies into the Australian city of Rockhampton, where rising flood waters have cut off all but one access route

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Mar.12 32 asylum seekers rescued off coast

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Nov.18 Phone call frees miners
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May.8 Trapped miners rescued
  Brant Webb and Todd Russell have been rescued from a gold mine after being trapped underground for 2 weeks
 Prime Minister Howard: the rescue was a 'wonderful demonstration of Australian mateship'. Initial accident on 25 April caused when a tremor dislodged rocks. Rescuers took a week to bring them out. Larry Knight, a 3rd miner died.

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Apr.2 9 feared dead in quake crash
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   Indonesia: An Australian helicopter has crashed while assisting relief operations on the island of Nias

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Jan.3   Super-helicopter rescues firefighters  Sydney: The chopper, nicknamed Elvis, plucked firefighters to safety after they were trapped by a raging bush fires

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