Dynamic MapReport

World News   Oceania   Australia   2008
Australia, 2008 Timeline Friday, December 8 Bookmark and Share     Author
Search World News Atlas:

World News (13) Oceania (211) Australia (187) 2008
Disasters (12) Victorian Bushfires (19) Sports (30) Australian Open (94) Politics (13) Crime (7) Business (11) War & Army (2) Cricket Tour (2)
Australia, January 2008 Australia, February 2008 Australia, March 2008 Australia, April 2008 Australia, May 2008 Australia, June 2008 Australia, July 2008 Australia, August 2008 Australia, September 2008 Australia, October 2008 Australia, November 2008 Australia, December 2008
Melbourne Queensland Sydney Western Australia
Aborigines (2)   Canberra (19)   Australia War Management (9)   Iraq War Management (135)   Australia, 2008
Summary.     Click for More > More turmoil hits Asian markets Asian stocks hit after Dow plunge  Tokyo's Nikkei-225 index has dropped 11.3%; South Korea, Australia and Singapore crashed 7% in early trading Markets rally after crisis talks Miner Rio Tinto cuts 14,000 jobs Global child porn network exposed Australia sets new climate target
Cricket tour on despite race row Anti-whaling activists handed over Angry A-Rod exits to Kohlschreiber Australasia markets see further losses Asian markets rally after US cut Sharapova advances to final Tsonga stuns Nadal to reach Aussie final Djokovic thrashes Federer Sharapova claims Australian Open title Djokovic gives Serbia first Slam title Family ready for Ledger funeral Australia apologizes to Aborigines   The government apologized for years of 'mistreatment' that inflicted 'profound grief, suffering and loss' on the country's Aboriginal people Australia pledges E Timor support More arrests as Australia hosts torch   5 people were arrested as the Olympic torch made its way through Canberra in a relay that was more orderly than in other countries Australia ends operations in Iraq  One of the first countries to commit troops to the war 5 years ago, has ended its operations there Drought hurts vital Australian wheat   Pope sorry for 'evil' of clergy sex abuse
Jan.8  
Jan.17   Antarctica
Jan.18   Melbourne
Jan.21   Sydney
Jan.22   Japan
Jan.23   Melbourne
Jan.24   Melbourne
Jan.25   Melbourne
Jan.26   Melbourne
Jan.27   Melbourne
Feb.8   Western Australia
Feb.12  
Feb.14  
Apr.23  
Jun.1  
Jul.13  
Jul.18   Sydney
  Benedict XVI apologized to victims of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy, describing their acts as 'evil' and a grave betrayal of trust.    Speaking at a gathering of bishops during his visi, the Pope spoke o...
Oct.7   Japan
Oct.9   Tokyo
Oct.12  
Dec.9   United Kingdom
Dec.10  
Dec.14  





Add a favorite (file a bookmark) to Australia, 2008 Timeline

Please send feedback to: support@mapreport.com

Advertise on Australia, 2008 Page


Legend  

XML

Details:

Floods strand thousands Cricket tour on despite race row  Cricket's ruling body stepped to rescue a test series between India and Australia which has been plagued by allegations of racism   Anti-whaling activists handed over  2 activists who were seized by a Japanese whaling vessel two days ago have been handed over to Australian officials on a ship in the Antarct...   Angry A-Rod exits to Kohlschreiber  Andy Roddick crashed out of the Australian Open as he lost a late-night epic to 29th seed Philipp Kohlschreibe Australasia markets see further losses   South Korean and Australian shares dropped by around 5%. Japan's Nikkei index plunged 1.5% in the first minute of trading   Asian markets rally after US cut   Stocks have rallied after an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve helped calm investor anxiety   Sharapova advances to final  Maria Sharapova outclassed Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the final and a bid for her third Grand Slam singles title Tsonga stuns Nadal to reach Aussie final  Unseeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shocked 2nd-ranked with a stunning 6-2 6-3 6-2 victory   Djokovic thrashes Federer  Serbia's Novak Djokovic humbled world #1 Roger Federer in straight sets to reach the final of the Australian Open, 7-5 6-3 7-6   Sharapova claims Australian Open title  20-year-old Maria Sharapova wrapped up her 3rd major title with a 7-5 6-3 victory over fourth-seeded Ana Ivanovic   Djokovic gives Serbia first Slam title  3rd seed Novak Djokovic claimed a triumph at the Australian Open when he defeated unseeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6 Australia ends 'Pacific Solution' Family ready for Ledger funeral   Australian actor Heath Ledger is to be buried in his hometown of Perth at a small private ceremony Australia apologizes to Aborigines


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.6  
Jan.8    
Jan.15  Melbourne  Federer rolls in Aussie opener
 Melbourne  Henin, Nadal roll into third round
Jan.16  Melbourne  Sharapova too strong for Davenport
 Melbourne  Venus, Federer advance at Austral. Open
Jan.17   Antarctica  
 Melbourne  Serena, Henin, Jankovic advanced
Jan.18   Melbourne  
Jan.19  Melbourne  No. 1 Federer survives Serb scare
 Melbourne  Henin, Sharapova cruise through
Jan.20  Melbourne  Venus joins sister Serena in quarterfinals
Jan.21   Sydney  
 Melbourne  Jankovic ousts Serena in straight sets
Jan.22  Melbourne  Sharapova ends Henin's winning run
  Japan  
 Melbourne  Both Williams sisters sent packing
Jan.23  Melbourne  Federer rolls past Blake
  Melbourne  
Jan.24   Melbourne  
Jan.25   Melbourne  
Jan.26   Melbourne  
   Legend Gilchrist to retire
Jan.27   Melbourne  


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.7   Nauru
Feb.8   Western Australia  
Feb.12    
  The government apologized for years of 'mistreatment' that inflicted 'profound grief, suffering and loss' on the country's Aboriginal people
Feb.14       Australia pledges E Timor support  Prime Minister Rudd says his government will do all it can to safeguard democracy in E.Timor after attacks on its president and PM Feb.29   Sydney Gay pride event turns 30

March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.5   Western China China hijacker takes Australians hostage
Mar.6   Sydney Ex-Gitmo detainee loses lawsuit Mar.11    Australia cancel Pakistan cricket tour Mar.16  Melbourne  Hot Hamilton avoids chaos Mar.28  Sydney  Sullivan improves 50m world swim record

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.14   Virgin Blue shares hit record low
Apr.22    Olympic torch arrives in Australia Apr.23     More arrests as Australia hosts torch Map of Canberra Australia
  5 people were arrested as the Olympic torch made its way through Canberra in a relay that was more orderly than in other countries.    There have been scuffles between pro-Tibet protest...
Apr.30   Sydney 5 killed, 9 injured in boat collision in harbor

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1     Australia ends operations in Iraq
  One of the first countries to commit troops to the war 5 years ago, has ended its operations there
Jun.4   Child porn arrests


July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.12   Vatican Pope to apologise for sex scandal
  Sydney Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Australia Jul.13     Drought hurts vital Australian wheat  One of Australia's worst droughts on record is hurting wheat farming just as the world needs it most. Australia's wheat exports dropped 46% Jul.16   Sydney Pope lauds apology to Aborigines Jul.18   Sydney     Pope sorry for 'evil' of clergy sex abuse
  Benedict XVI apologized to victims of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy, describing their acts as 'evil' and a grave betrayal of trust
 Speaking at a gathering of bishops during his visi, the Pope spoke of the 'shame we have all felt' and called for abusers to face justice
Jul.19   Sydney Pope warns of 'spiritual desert' Jul.26   Philippines No corrosion near hole in Qantas jet Jul.28   Qantas in second emergency in 4 days   Australia abandons asylum policy

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3   Qantas 'incident' prompts safety review
Aug.7   Police bust drugs ring Aug.23   Beijing U.S. women trounce Australia Aug.28   Oxygen bottle burst on Qantas flight Aug.29   Australia suffering 'man drought'

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.3   Boy fed zoo reptiles to crocodile
Oct.7   40 hurt in mid-air jet 'incident'   Japan   More turmoil hits Asian markets  The markets have plummeted in early trading amid fears the financial crisis may prompt a prolonged global downturn Oct.9   Tokyo   Asian stocks hit after Dow plunge
  Tokyo's Nikkei-225 index has dropped 11.3%; South Korea, Australia and Singapore crashed 7% in early trading
Oct.12       Markets rally after crisis talks
  Most Asian markets have reacted positively to efforts by world leaders to end the financial turmoil. Shanghai and Taiwan lost ground Oct.21   India India wins test match against Australia

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.10   India India win Test series over Australia
Nov.23   Whales trucked to beach in rescue

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.9   United Kingdom   Miner Rio Tinto cuts 14,000 jobs  The world's third-largest mining firm is cutting jobs as part of plans to reduce its debt by $10bn by the end of next year Dec.10     Global child porn network exposed  Police have charged 19 men with being part of a global child pornography net involving people in 70 countries after a tip-off from Brazilian... Dec.14     Australia sets new climate target  Australia will start a carbon trading scheme by the middle of 2010, despite appeals from the business community for a delay Dec.19   Rescue mission to save yachtsman
Dec.30   Melbourne South Africa wrap up series win


Australia ends operations in Iraq




Australia, 2008 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2008
Jun.1  
  One of the first countries to commit troops to the war 5 years ago, has ended its operations there
Dec.19   Rescue mission to save yachtsman




Australia, 2008 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.6   Floods strand thousands
Apr.30   Sydney 5 killed, 9 injured in boat collision in harbor Jul.13   Drought hurts vital Australian wheat
  One of Australia's worst droughts on record is hurting wheat farming just as the world needs it most. Australia's wheat exports dropped 46% Jul.26   Philippines No corrosion near hole in Qantas jet Jul.28   Qantas in second emergency in 4 days Aug.3   Qantas 'incident' prompts safety review Aug.28   Oxygen bottle burst on Qantas flight Aug.29   Australia suffering 'man drought' Oct.3   Boy fed zoo reptiles to crocodile Oct.7   40 hurt in mid-air jet 'incident' Nov.23   Whales trucked to beach in rescue Dec.19   Rescue mission to save yachtsman



Australia, 2008 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.21   Sydney Australasia markets see further losses   South Korean and Australian shares dropped by around 5%. Japan's Nikkei index plunged 1.5% in the first minute of trading Jan.22   Japan   Asian markets rally after US cut   Stocks have rallied after an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve helped calm investor anxiety Feb.8   Western Australia Family ready for Ledger funeral   Australian actor Heath Ledger is to be buried in his hometown of Perth at a small private ceremony Feb.29   Sydney Gay pride event turns 30
Mar.6   Sydney Ex-Gitmo detainee loses lawsuit Apr.14   Virgin Blue shares hit record low Jul.13   Drought hurts vital Australian wheat
  One of Australia's worst droughts on record is hurting wheat farming just as the world needs it most. Australia's wheat exports dropped 46% Oct.7   Japan More turmoil hits Asian markets
  The markets have plummeted in early trading amid fears the financial crisis may prompt a prolonged global downturn Oct.9   Tokyo Asian stocks hit after Dow plunge
  Tokyo's Nikkei-225 index has dropped 11.3%; South Korea, Australia and Singapore crashed 7% in early trading
Oct.12     Markets rally after crisis talks
  Most Asian markets have reacted positively to efforts by world leaders to end the financial turmoil. Shanghai and Taiwan lost ground Dec.9   United Kingdom Miner Rio Tinto cuts 14,000 jobs  The world's third-largest mining firm is cutting jobs as part of plans to reduce its debt by $10bn by the end of next year



Australia, 2008 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.8   Cricket tour on despite race row  Cricket's ruling body stepped to rescue a test series between India and Australia which has been plagued by allegations of racism Jan.15  Melbourne  Federer rolls in Aussie opener Jan.15  Melbourne  Henin, Nadal roll into third round Jan.16  Melbourne  Sharapova too strong for Davenport Jan.16  Melbourne  Venus, Federer advance at Austral. Open Jan.17  Melbourne  Serena, Henin, Jankovic advanced Jan.18   Melbourne   Angry A-Rod exits to Kohlschreiber  Andy Roddick crashed out of the Australian Open as he lost a late-night epic to 29th seed Philipp Kohlschreibe Jan.19  Melbourne  No. 1 Federer survives Serb scare Jan.19  Melbourne  Henin, Sharapova cruise through Jan.20  Melbourne  Venus joins sister Serena in quarterfinals Jan.21  Melbourne  Jankovic ousts Serena in straight sets Jan.22  Melbourne  Sharapova ends Henin's winning run Jan.22  Melbourne  Both Williams sisters sent packing Jan.23  Melbourne  Federer rolls past Blake Jan.23   Melbourne   Sharapova advances to final  Maria Sharapova outclassed Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the final and a bid for her third Grand Slam singles title Jan.24   Melbourne Tsonga stuns Nadal to reach Aussie final  Unseeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shocked 2nd-ranked with a stunning 6-2 6-3 6-2 victory Jan.25   Melbourne   Djokovic thrashes Federer  Serbia's Novak Djokovic humbled world #1 Roger Federer in straight sets to reach the final of the Australian Open, 7-5 6-3 7-6 Jan.26   Melbourne   Sharapova claims Australian Open title  20-year-old Maria Sharapova wrapped up her 3rd major title with a 7-5 6-3 victory over fourth-seeded Ana Ivanovic Jan.26    Legend Gilchrist to retire Jan.27   Melbourne   Djokovic gives Serbia first Slam title  3rd seed Novak Djokovic claimed a triumph at the Australian Open when he defeated unseeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6 Mar.11    Australia cancel Pakistan cricket tour Mar.16  Melbourne  Hot Hamilton avoids chaos Mar.28  Sydney  Sullivan improves 50m world swim record Apr.22    Olympic torch arrives in Australia Apr.23   More arrests as Australia hosts torch Map of Canberra Australia
  5 people were arrested as the Olympic torch made its way through Canberra in a relay that was more orderly than in other countries.    There have been scuffles between pro-Tibet protest...
Aug.23   Beijing U.S. women trounce Australia Oct.21   India India wins test match against Australia Nov.10   India India win Test series over Australia Dec.19   Rescue mission to save yachtsman Dec.30   Melbourne South Africa wrap up series win



Australia, 2008 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.17   Antarctica   Anti-whaling activists handed over  2 activists who were seized by a Japanese whaling vessel two days ago have been handed over to Australian officials on a ship in the Antarct... Mar.5   Western China China hijacker takes Australians hostage
Jun.4   Child porn arrests Jul.12   Vatican Pope to apologise for sex scandal Jul.18   Sydney   Pope sorry for 'evil' of clergy sex abuse
  Benedict XVI apologized to victims of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy, describing their acts as 'evil' and a grave betrayal of trust
 Speaking at a gathering of bishops during his visi, the Pope spoke of the 'shame we have all felt' and called for abusers to face justice
Aug.7   Police bust drugs ring
Dec.10   Global child porn network exposed  Police have charged 19 men with being part of a global child pornography net involving people in 70 countries after a tip-off from Brazilian...



Australia, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.8   Cricket tour on despite race row  Cricket's ruling body stepped to rescue a test series between India and Australia which has been plagued by allegations of racism Feb.7   Nauru Australia ends 'Pacific Solution'
Feb.12   Australia apologizes to Aborigines
  The government apologized for years of 'mistreatment' that inflicted 'profound grief, suffering and loss' on the country's Aboriginal people
Feb.14     Australia pledges E Timor support  Prime Minister Rudd says his government will do all it can to safeguard democracy in E.Timor after attacks on its president and PM Feb.29   Sydney Gay pride event turns 30 Apr.23   More arrests as Australia hosts torch Map of Canberra Australia
  5 people were arrested as the Olympic torch made its way through Canberra in a relay that was more orderly than in other countries.    There have been scuffles between pro-Tibet protest...
Jul.12   Vatican Pope to apologise for sex scandal Jul.12   Sydney Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Australia Jul.16   Sydney Pope lauds apology to Aborigines Jul.18   Sydney   Pope sorry for 'evil' of clergy sex abuse
  Benedict XVI apologized to victims of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy, describing their acts as 'evil' and a grave betrayal of trust
 Speaking at a gathering of bishops during his visi, the Pope spoke of the 'shame we have all felt' and called for abusers to face justice
Jul.19   Sydney Pope warns of 'spiritual desert'
Jul.28   Australia abandons asylum policy Dec.14   Australia sets new climate target  Australia will start a carbon trading scheme by the middle of 2010, despite appeals from the business community for a delay