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B. 2018-01-07 Sydney swelters on hottest day since 1939 Sydney
2. 2017-12-31 Sydney seaplane: Six dead as aircraft crashes in river Cowan, Sydney
D. 2017-10-12 Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman Port Douglas, Queensland
E. 2017-09-03 Burning fuel hits crowd at Australian drag-racing event Alice Springs, Australia
5. 2017-08-16 New analysis of satellite photos may reveal crash site in Indian Ocean Western Australia
6. 2017-08-05 Search for three missing Marines ended after aircraft crash off Australia Shoalwater Bay, Queensland
7. 2017-07-03 AirAsia X flight diverts to Brisbane after bird strike Brisbane, Queensland
2017-06-11 Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing Sydney
J. 2017-05-28 Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia

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Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfall Map of Bowen Queensland Australia  A powerful cyclone, a category four storm, carrying winds of up to 263km/h (163 mph) has made landfall in Queensland


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2017
06/11 Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engi...
03/27 Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfa...
01/16 After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane...
06/11 Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engi...
02/20 5 dead, including 4 Americans, after plane cra...
01/16 After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane...
01/16 After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane...
2016
06/05 Australia storm leaves three dead and homes in...
Aviation Disasters
2016 2016
Aviation Disasters
Plane Search
2016 2016
Plane Search
2015
12/25 Christmas blaze guts Australia homes
08/05 MH370: Abbott says 'baffling mystery' closer t...
07/19 Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live ...
08/05 MH370: Abbott says 'baffling mystery' closer t...
08/05 MH370: Abbott says 'baffling mystery' closer t...
2014
10/05 The search for MH370: Next phase gets underway
06/25 Search shifted for Malaysia plane
05/28 Missing plane 'not in ping zone'
04/29 Firm claims to have found commercial airliner ...
04/27 Missing plane's search area to be expanded
04/13 Flight MH370: Submersible to begin undersea se...
04/12 Long search for missing jet looms as pings g...
04/08 Missing plane: Search 'regains recorder signal'
04/07 Plane MH370 search has 'best lead so far'
04/06 Malaysia Airlines searchers say more pings c...
04/06 Ships racing toward site of latest lead in Mal...
04/05 Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'pi...
04/03 Underwater search begins for MH370
03/29 New MH370 navy search draws blank
03/28 Plane 'spots objects' in new area
03/27 Search for Malaysia plane shifted
03/26 More than 120 objects spotted in plane search
03/19 Australia sees possible plane debris
01/02 All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in...
10/05 The search for MH370: Next phase gets underway
06/25 Search shifted for Malaysia plane
05/28 Missing plane 'not in ping zone'
04/29 Firm claims to have found commercial airliner ...
04/27 Missing plane's search area to be expanded
04/13 Flight MH370: Submersible to begin undersea se...
04/12 Long search for missing jet looms as pings g...
04/08 Missing plane: Search 'regains recorder signal'
04/07 Plane MH370 search has 'best lead so far'
04/06 Malaysia Airlines searchers say more pings c...
04/06 Ships racing toward site of latest lead in Mal...
04/05 Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'pi...
04/03 Underwater search begins for MH370
03/29 New MH370 navy search draws blank
03/28 Plane 'spots objects' in new area
03/27 Search for Malaysia plane shifted
03/26 More than 120 objects spotted in plane search
03/19 Australia sees possible plane debris
10/05 The search for MH370: Next phase gets underway
06/25 Search shifted for Malaysia plane
05/28 Missing plane 'not in ping zone'
04/29 Firm claims to have found commercial airliner ...
04/27 Missing plane's search area to be expanded
04/13 Flight MH370: Submersible to begin undersea se...
04/12 Long search for missing jet looms as pings g...
04/08 Missing plane: Search 'regains recorder signal'
04/07 Plane MH370 search has 'best lead so far'
04/06 Malaysia Airlines searchers say more pings c...
04/06 Ships racing toward site of latest lead in Mal...
04/05 Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'pi...
04/03 Underwater search begins for MH370
03/29 New MH370 navy search draws blank
03/28 Plane 'spots objects' in new area
03/27 Search for Malaysia plane shifted
03/19 Australia sees possible plane debris
2013
10/20 Fears Australia blazes could merge
10/17 Australia wildfires raze homes
05/09 2 cruise line passengers missing off Australia...
01/07 Heat and wind fan Australia fires
Aviation Disasters
2013 2013
Aviation Disasters
Plane Search
2013 2013
Plane Search
2012
06/21 Ship with about 200 aboard capsizes off Austra...
Aviation Disasters
2012 2012
Aviation Disasters
Plane Search
2012 2012
Plane Search
2011
06/20 Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
02/02 Powerful cyclone slams into Queensland
01/12 Brisbane flood levels reach peak
01/04 City Rockhampton hitting flood peak
06/20 Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
Plane Search
2011 2011
Plane Search
2010
12/28 Flood chaos forces mass evacuations
12/19 Up to 48 Dead in Christmas Isl. Shipwreck
12/14 'Many drown' in asylum shipwreck
04/03 Alert over oil leak on Great Barrier Reef
11/04 Qantas grounds Airbus A380
Plane Search
2010 2010
Plane Search
2009
02/09 Toll from bush fires claimed 181
Aviation Disasters
2009 2009
Aviation Disasters
Plane Search
2009 2009
Plane Search
2007
04/19 'Ghost yacht' found
Aviation Disasters
2007 2007
Aviation Disasters
Plane Search
2007 2007
Plane Search
2006
05/08 Trapped miners rescued
Aviation Disasters
2006 2006
Aviation Disasters
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2006 2006
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Sydney swelters on hottest day since 1939 Sydney seaplane: Six dead as aircraft crashes in river Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfall Map of Bowen Queensland Australia
Jan. 7   Sydney


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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec. 31   Sydney


October 2017 ... more > Top ^
Oct.12  Queensland  Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman


August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug.16  Western Australia  New analysis of satellite photos may reveal crash site in Indian Ocean
Aug.5  Queensland  Search for three missing Marines ended after aircraft crash off Australia


July 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3  Queensland  AirAsia X flight diverts to Brisbane after bird strike


June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.11   Sydney


May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.28    Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat
May.25  Western Australia  SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police


April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.20    MH370: New analysis reiterates plane's likely location
Apr.17  Western Australia  Girl killed by shark while surfing
Apr.9  Queensland  Great Barrier Reef: Two-thirds damaged in bleaching
Apr.2  Queensland  Australia floods: House washed away after family's rescue


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Mar.29  Queensland  Ex-Cyclone Debbie forces mass closure of Queensland schools
Mar.27   Queensland  
  A powerful cyclone, a category four storm, carrying winds of up to 263km/h (163 mph) has made landfall in Queensland
 Cyclone Debbie has left at least 45,000 homes without power and damaged buildings
Mar.26  Queensland  Cyclone Debbie: More than 3,500 evacuate Mar.15  Queensland  Great Barrier Reef survival relies on halting warming Mar.1  Melbourne  Three killed in fire at abandoned Melbourne factory

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Feb.20   Melbourne 5 dead, including 4 Americans, after plane crashes into Australia mall
Feb.12    Homes destroyed in fierce Australian wildfires

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Jan.16   Western Australia     After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answers   The hunt ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean

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Dec.19    MH370: Plane 'not likely to be in search area', say investigators Jun.5   Sydney Australia storm leaves three dead and homes in danger
May.29  Queensland  Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north Mar.23    MH370: Mozambique debris 'almost certainly' from missing plane Mar.7  Malaysia  MH370 search: Investigators remain 'hopeful' on anniversary

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.25   Christmas blaze guts Australia homes
Aug.5   MH370: Abbott says 'baffling mystery' closer to being solved Jul.19  South Africa  Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV Apr.20  Sydney  Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia; 3 people feared dead Mar.1  Malaysia  MH370 search nations trial long-haul plane tracking Feb.19  Queensland  Tropical Cyclone Marcia weakens Feb.8    Second shark attack in as many days kills surfer

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Nov.27  Queensland  Huge clean-up after Brisbane storm Oct.28    Australia bans travel from Ebola zones Oct.5   Western Australia The search for MH370: Next phase gets underway
Sep.8    Man dies of suspected shark attack in Australia Aug.18    Giant saltwater crocodile kills Australia fisherman Jun.25   Search shifted for Malaysia plane Jun.19    Malaysia MH370 jet hunt will move south, Australia says Jun.16    Shipwreck families sue Australia Jun.9    Human remains found in crocodile after fatal attack Jun.8    Missing plane 'whistleblower' fund May.28   Western Australia     Missing plane 'not in ping zone'   The area where acoustic signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected can now be ruled out as the final resting place Apr.29   Western Australia Firm claims to have found commercial airliner wreckage Apr.27   Missing plane's search area to be expanded Apr.20  Western Australia  MH370: No trace yet after two-thirds of sub's scan Apr.15  Western Australia  Underwater search resumes for missing Malaysia Airlines plane Apr.14  Western Australia  First sub search for plane cut short Apr.13   Western Australia     Flight MH370: Submersible to begin undersea search   Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are to deploy a submersible Bluefin-21 drone for the first time Apr.12   Western Australia     Long search for missing jet looms as pings go silent Map of Western Australia
  After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet
Apr.11  Western Australia  Searchers scramble to find missing jet after no new signals heard Apr.10    Abbott confident over plane signals  Western Australia  Possible new signal in plane search Apr.9  Western Australia  Malaysia plane search teams relocate signals Apr.8   Western Australia Missing plane: Search 'regains recorder signal'  Western Australia  Missing plane MH370: Teams scour sea for signals Apr.7   Western Australia   Plane MH370 search has 'best lead so far'   An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from 'black box' flight re... Apr.6   Western Australia   Malaysia Airlines searchers say more pings consistent with black boxes
Map of Indian Ocean Australia  The Australian official said that a search ship had detected more signals consistent with those emitted from aircraft cockpit voice and flight data recorders   Western Australia Ships racing toward site of latest lead in Malaysia Airlines search Apr.5  Western Australia  Plane search signal 'important lead'   Western Australia Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'picks up signal'
Map of Indian Ocean Australia  A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean has picked up a pulse signal, Chinese media say Apr.3   Western Australia Underwater search begins for MH370 Apr.2  Western Australia  Malaysia PM Najib Razak in Australia Mar.29   Western Australia New MH370 navy search draws blank Mar.28   Western Australia Plane 'spots objects' in new area Mar.27   Western Australia   Search for Malaysia plane shifted   The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been moved following a 'new credible lead', Australian officials say Mar.26   Western Australia More than 120 objects spotted in plane search Mar.25  Western Australia  Search for Malaysia plane resumes Mar.24  Western Australia  Bad weather halts missing jet search Mar.23  Western Australia  Chinese plane spots object in ocean search for missing Malaysian plane Mar.22  Western Australia  China jets boost Malaysia plane hunt Mar.21   Western Australia Indian Ocean search for missing jet enters 3rd day   Western Australia No sign of Malaysian airliner on day 2 of search off Australia Mar.20   Western Australia Malaysian plane search resumes at first light  Western Australia  Australia suspends search for possible plane debris Mar.19   Western Australia Australia sees possible plane debris Map of southern Indian Ocean Australia  Two objects have been seen that could possibly relate to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced Jan.4  Antarctica  Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Jan.2   Antarctica All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebr...

year 2013 Top ^

Oct.23  Sydney  Australia bush fires: Worst may be over Oct.22  Sydney  Weather fear as Australia fires burn Oct.21    Australia firefighters back-burn to merge NSW fires Oct.20       Fears Australia blazes could merge
Map of Lithgow New South Wales Australia
  Bushfires in New South Wales could merge to form a massive blaze, the fire commissioner has said as teams battle fires across the state
Oct.17   Sydney Australia wildfires raze homes May.9   Sydney   2 cruise line passengers missing off Australian coast  Authorities launched a search Thursday after two passengers went missing overnight when the Carnival Cruise ship Spirit docked in Sydney Jan.27   Queensland Flooding hits eastern Australia Jan.9    Australia races to control fires Jan.7     Heat and wind fan Australia fires
Map of New South Wales Australia  High winds and record temperatures have fanned fires in south-east Australia, as the prime minister warned of a 'very dangerous day'

year 2012 Top ^

Jun.26    Boat sinks off Christmas Island Jun.21     Ship with about 200 aboard capsizes off Australia   A ship carrying about 200 people capsized in the waters between Australia and Indonesia. A merchant ship was diverted to the scene

year 2011 Top ^

Jun.20   Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
Map of Adelaide Australia  An ash cloud is drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago Feb.2   Queensland Powerful cyclone slams into Queensland Feb.1  Queensland  Evacuations urged ahead of Cyclone Yasi Jan.12   Queensland   Brisbane flood levels reach peak Map of Brisbane Australia
  The city of Brisbane has woken to widespread flooding, although the peak level is a meter lower than feared.    Dozens of suburbs and thousands of properties are inundated. The death toll went up to 15; dozens more reported missing. In...
Jan.10  Queensland  Australia floods menace Brisbane  Queensland  8 dead, 70 missing in flash flood Jan.4   Queensland   City Rockhampton hitting flood peak   Flood preparations in the inundated Australian city of Rockhampton are being put to the test as river Fitzroy levels hit their peak Jan.3  Queensland  Australian floods 'to last weeks' Jan.2  Queensland  Supplies flown to Queensland city Jan.1   Queensland Australia facing 'biblical' flood

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Dec.28   Queensland   Flood chaos forces mass evacuations
  North-eastern Australia's worst flooding in decades is continuing to cause chaos across the region Dec.19   Up to 48 Dead in Christmas Isl. Shipwreck
Dec.14     'Many drown' in asylum shipwreck   Many people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying suspected asylum seekers crashed into rocks on Australia's Christmas Island Nov.7    Qantas' A380 fleet to remain grounded Nov.4   Qantas grounds Airbus A380 Nov.3  Singapore  Distressed plane lands Apr.3   Queensland Alert over oil leak on Great Barrier Reef   The Shen Neng I, a Chinese ship, has run aground off north-eastern Australia, sparking an alert of an oil leak into the Great Barrier Reef

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.29  Western Australia  Homes burn in West Australia fires Feb.21  Melbourne  Australia mourns bushfire victims Feb.10  Melbourne  Winds continue to spread wildfires Feb.9   Melbourne     Toll from bush fires claimed 181
Map of Victoria Australia
  Some people died in their cars trying to escape the fires. Some of the fires in the state of Victoria were started deliberately
 The Victorian bushfires are a series of bushfires that were ignited on 7 February 2009, resulting in Australia's highest ever loss of life from a bushfire. Over 500 people injuried. The fires have destroyed at least 1,834 homes in towns north-east of Melbourn. The fires have left an estimated 7,500 people homeless
Feb.8  Melbourne  Raging wildfires killed at least 130 people    Bush fires kill at least 93 people Feb.7    Raging bushfires kill at least 65

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Apr.19   Queensland   'Ghost yacht' found  Emergency services have launched a search for the 3-man crew of a yacht found drifting off the North Queensland coast

year 2006 Top ^

May.8   Trapped miners rescued
Mar.20    Cyclone 'like atom bomb' Mar.19  Queensland  Massive cyclone hits Australia

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Apr.2  Indonesia  9 feared dead in quake crash

year 2003 Top ^

Jan.18    State of emergency in capital


Christmas blaze guts Australia homes   Fears Australia blazes could merge Map of Lithgow New South Wales Australia




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2017
Mar.1  Melbourne  Three killed in fire at abandoned Melbourne factory
Feb.12    Homes destroyed in fierce Australian wildfires
2015
Dec.25  
2013
Oct.23  Sydney  Australia bush fires: Worst may be over
Oct.22  Sydney  Weather fear as Australia fires burn
Oct.21    Australia firefighters back-burn to merge NSW fires
Oct.20  
  Bushfires in New South Wales could merge to form a massive blaze, the fire commissioner has said as teams battle fires across the state
Oct.17   Sydney Australia wildfires raze homes Jan.9    Australia races to control fires Jan.7   Heat and wind fan Australia fires
Map of New South Wales Australia  High winds and record temperatures have fanned fires in south-east Australia, as the prime minister warned of a 'very dangerous day' 2009 Dec.29  Western Australia  Homes burn in West Australia fires Feb.21  Melbourne  Australia mourns bushfire victims Feb.10  Melbourne  Winds continue to spread wildfires Feb.9   Melbourne   Toll from bush fires claimed 181 Map of Victoria Australia
  Some people died in their cars trying to escape the fires. Some of the fires in the state of Victoria were started deliberately
 The Victorian bushfires are a series of bushfires that were ignited on 7 February 2009, resulting in Australia's highest ever loss of life from a bushfire. Over 500 people injuried. The fires have destroyed at least 1,834 homes in towns north-east of Melbourn. The fires have left an estimated 7,500 people homeless
Feb.8  Melbourne  Raging wildfires killed at least 130 people Feb.8    Bush fires kill at least 93 people Feb.7    Raging bushfires kill at least 65 2003 Jan.18    State of emergency in capital



Australia, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2017 Apr.2  Queensland  Australia floods: House washed away after family's rescue 2013 Jan.27   Queensland Flooding hits eastern Australia
2011 Jan.12   Queensland Brisbane flood levels reach peak Map of Brisbane Australia
  The city of Brisbane has woken to widespread flooding, although the peak level is a meter lower than feared.    Dozens of suburbs and thousands of properties are inundated. The death toll went up to 15; dozens more reported missing. In...
Jan.10  Queensland  Australia floods menace Brisbane Jan.10  Queensland  8 dead, 70 missing in flash flood Jan.4   Queensland City Rockhampton hitting flood peak   Flood preparations in the inundated Australian city of Rockhampton are being put to the test as river Fitzroy levels hit their peak Jan.3  Queensland  Australian floods 'to last weeks' Jan.1   Queensland Australia facing 'biblical' flood 2010 Dec.28   Queensland Flood chaos forces mass evacuations
  North-eastern Australia's worst flooding in decades is continuing to cause chaos across the region



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2017 Oct.12  Queensland  Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman May.28    Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat Apr.17  Western Australia  Girl killed by shark while surfing 2015 Jul.19  South Africa  Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV Feb.8    Second shark attack in as many days kills surfer 2014 Sep.8    Man dies of suspected shark attack in Australia Aug.18    Giant saltwater crocodile kills Australia fisherman Jun.9    Human remains found in crocodile after fatal attack



Australia, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2017 Dec. 31   Sydney Sydney seaplane: Six dead as aircraft crashes in river
Aug.16  Western Australia  New analysis of satellite photos may reveal crash site in Indian Ocean Aug.5  Queensland  Search for three missing Marines ended after aircraft crash off Australia Jul.3  Queensland  AirAsia X flight diverts to Brisbane after bird strike Jun.11   Sydney Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing Apr.20    MH370: New analysis reiterates plane's likely location Feb.20   Melbourne 5 dead, including 4 Americans, after plane crashes into Australia mall Jan.16   Western Australia   After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answers   The hunt ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean 2016 Dec.19    MH370: Plane 'not likely to be in search area', say investigators Mar.23    MH370: Mozambique debris 'almost certainly' from missing plane Mar.7  Malaysia  MH370 search: Investigators remain 'hopeful' on anniversary 2015 Aug.5   MH370: Abbott says 'baffling mystery' closer to being solved Mar.1  Malaysia  MH370 search nations trial long-haul plane tracking 2014 Oct.5   Western Australia The search for MH370: Next phase gets underway Jun.25   Search shifted for Malaysia plane Jun.19    Malaysia MH370 jet hunt will move south, Australia says Jun.8    Missing plane 'whistleblower' fund May.28   Western Australia   Missing plane 'not in ping zone'   The area where acoustic signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected can now be ruled out as the final resting place Apr.29   Western Australia Firm claims to have found commercial airliner wreckage Apr.27   Missing plane's search area to be expanded Apr.20  Western Australia  MH370: No trace yet after two-thirds of sub's scan Apr.15  Western Australia  Underwater search resumes for missing Malaysia Airlines plane Apr.14  Western Australia  First sub search for plane cut short Apr.13   Western Australia   Flight MH370: Submersible to begin undersea search   Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are to deploy a submersible Bluefin-21 drone for the first time Apr.12   Western Australia   Long search for missing jet looms as pings go silent Map of Western Australia
  After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet
Apr.11  Western Australia  Searchers scramble to find missing jet after no new signals heard Apr.10    Abbott confident over plane signals Apr.10  Western Australia  Possible new signal in plane search Apr.9  Western Australia  Malaysia plane search teams relocate signals Apr.8   Western Australia Missing plane: Search 'regains recorder signal' Apr.8  Western Australia  Missing plane MH370: Teams scour sea for signals Apr.7   Western Australia Plane MH370 search has 'best lead so far'   An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from 'black box' flight re... Apr.6   Western Australia Malaysia Airlines searchers say more pings consistent with black boxes
Map of Indian Ocean Australia  The Australian official said that a search ship had detected more signals consistent with those emitted from aircraft cockpit voice and flight data recorders Apr.6   Western Australia Ships racing toward site of latest lead in Malaysia Airlines search Apr.5  Western Australia  Plane search signal 'important lead' Apr.5   Western Australia Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'picks up signal' Map of Indian Ocean Australia  A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean has picked up a pulse signal, Chinese media say Apr.3   Western Australia Underwater search begins for MH370 Apr.2  Western Australia  Malaysia PM Najib Razak in Australia Mar.29   Western Australia New MH370 navy search draws blank Mar.28   Western Australia Plane 'spots objects' in new area Mar.27   Western Australia Search for Malaysia plane shifted   The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been moved following a 'new credible lead', Australian officials say Mar.26   Western Australia More than 120 objects spotted in plane search Mar.25  Western Australia  Search for Malaysia plane resumes Mar.24  Western Australia  Bad weather halts missing jet search Mar.23  Western Australia  Chinese plane spots object in ocean search for missing Malaysian plane Mar.22  Western Australia  China jets boost Malaysia plane hunt Mar.21   Western Australia Indian Ocean search for missing jet enters 3rd day Mar.21   Western Australia No sign of Malaysian airliner on day 2 of search off Australia Mar.20   Western Australia Malaysian plane search resumes at first light Mar.20  Western Australia  Australia suspends search for possible plane debris Mar.19   Western Australia Australia sees possible plane debris Map of southern Indian Ocean Australia  Two objects have been seen that could possibly relate to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced 2010 Nov.7    Qantas' A380 fleet to remain grounded Nov.4   Qantas grounds Airbus A380 Nov.3  Singapore  Distressed plane lands 2005 Apr.2  Indonesia  9 feared dead in quake crash



Australia, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2017 Apr.9  Queensland  Great Barrier Reef: Two-thirds damaged in bleaching 2016 May.29  Queensland  Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north 2010 Apr.3   Queensland Alert over oil leak on Great Barrier Reef   The Shen Neng I, a Chinese ship, has run aground off north-eastern Australia, sparking an alert of an oil leak into the Great Barrier Reef



Australia, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Oct.28    Australia bans travel from Ebola zones



Australia, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2017 May.25  Western Australia  SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police 2014 Jan.2   Antarctica All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebr... 2011 Jan.2  Queensland  Supplies flown to Queensland city 2006 May.8   Trapped miners rescued




Australia, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Jun.16    Shipwreck families sue Australia Jan.4  Antarctica  Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home 2013 May.9   Sydney 2 cruise line passengers missing off Australian coast  Authorities launched a search Thursday after two passengers went missing overnight when the Carnival Cruise ship Spirit docked in Sydney 2012 Jun.26    Boat sinks off Christmas Island Jun.21   Ship with about 200 aboard capsizes off Australia   A ship carrying about 200 people capsized in the waters between Australia and Indonesia. A merchant ship was diverted to the scene 2010 Dec.19   Up to 48 Dead in Christmas Isl. Shipwreck
Dec.14   'Many drown' in asylum shipwreck   Many people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying suspected asylum seekers crashed into rocks on Australia's Christmas Island 2007 Apr.19   Queensland 'Ghost yacht' found  Emergency services have launched a search for the 3-man crew of a yacht found drifting off the North Queensland coast



Australia, Disasters Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2011 Jun.20   Ash cloud grounds Australian flights Map of Adelaide Australia  An ash cloud is drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago



Australia, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2018 Jan. 7   Sydney Sydney swelters on hottest day since 1939
2017 Mar.29  Queensland  Ex-Cyclone Debbie forces mass closure of Queensland schools Mar.27   Queensland Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfall Map of Bowen Queensland Australia
  A powerful cyclone, a category four storm, carrying winds of up to 263km/h (163 mph) has made landfall in Queensland
 Cyclone Debbie has left at least 45,000 homes without power and damaged buildings
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