2014 in Australia

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2014 in Australia
Monarchy Elizabeth II
Governor-General Quentin Bryce
Prime minister Tony Abbott
Australian of the Year Adam Goodes
Elections SA, TAS, Senate (WA only), VIC
Years in Australia: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s
Years: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

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  • 15 March – State elections are held in South Australia and Tasmania. The Liberal Party defeats the Giddings Labor government in Tasmania, after 16 years in opposition. In South Australia, the result is a hung parliament, with Jay Weatherill's Labor government remaining in power after the support of one of the crossbench independents.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cairns, Nicole (31 December 2013). "New flag raised to herald Federation University Australia". Ballarat Courier. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Confirmation of 55 homes lost in WA fire". News.com.au. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Central West Republic Formed". Wellington Times. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Gray, Darren; Dow, Aisha (13 February 2014). "Thousands at risk on urban fringe, CFA fire map shows". The Age. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Coopes, Amy (10 February 2014). "Australia losing last auto producer Toyota". AFP. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Swan, Jonathan (13 February 2014). "100th Victoria Cross awarded to Corporal Cameron Baird who died in Afghanistan". The Age. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Raschella, Adrian (26 June 2014). "Miles Franklin Literary Award: Author Evie Wyld wins for her book All The Birds Singing". ABC News. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Archibald Prize 2014: Fiona Lowry wins with portrait of architect Penelope Seidler". ABC News. 18 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  9. ^ Rupert Guinness. "Tour Down Under: Matt White names his favourites". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 
  10. ^ "Australian Open: China's Li Na wins final with straight-sets defeat of Dominika Cibulkova". ABC. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka hailed by Swiss media, hometown renamed in his honour". ABC News. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  12. ^ mourn passing of former president
  13. ^ "Life-saving researcher fought nuclear power"
  14. ^ Matthew ROBINSON Obituary
  15. ^ Former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey dies
  16. ^ Len Buckeridge dies, 77
  17. ^ Fomer commissioner 'Cec' Abbott's career saluted
  18. ^ Austin native Gil Askey worked with Motown legends in long musical career
  19. ^ Doris Pilkington Garimara, author of Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence, dead at 76
  20. ^ Brian Harradine, Australia's longest-serving senator, dies in Tasmania aged 79, ABC News, 14 April 2014.
  21. ^ Veteran Ten reporter Harry Potter, 72, dies of cancer
  22. ^ Bob Hoysted, one of Australia's finest trainers, dies, aged 88
  23. ^ McKay, Peter (19 May 2014). "Sir Jack Brabham dead". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  24. ^ Cuthbertson, Debbie (21 May 2014). "Acting world mourns death of Peter Curtin". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  25. ^ "Angels frontman Doc Neeson dies".