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In 1987, Animalia won the title of Honour Book in the Children's Book Council of Australia Children's Book of the Year Award: Picture Book.
With Martina Hingis as her partner, she won Grand Slam titles in Australia in 1999 and 2002.
Australia resoundingly won the 1897 – 98 series by 4 – 1 under the captaincy of Harry Trott.
Australia won the Third and Fourth Tests at Bramall Lane and Old Trafford respectively.
At Old Trafford, Australia won by just 3 runs after Victor Trumper had scored 104 on a " bad wicket ", reaching his hundred before lunch on the first day.
Although England decisively won the Ashes 4 – 1, Bodyline caused such a furore in Australia that diplomats had to intervene to prevent serious harm to Anglo-Australian relations, and the MCC eventually changed the Laws of cricket to curtail the number of leg side fielders.
Australia promptly seized the initiative, won the First Test convincingly and inaugurated a dominant post-war era.
Australia won 4 – 0 in 1958 – 59, having found a high-quality spinner of their own in new skipper Richie Benaud, who took 31 wickets in the five-Test series, and paceman Alan Davidson, who took 24 wickets at 19. 00.
Of the 20 Tests played during the four series, Australia won four and England three.
Australia won the 1977 Centenary Test which was not an Ashes contest, but then a storm broke as Kerry Packer announced his intention to form World Series Cricket.
Australia went 2 – 0 up after three Tests, but England won the Fourth Test by 3 runs ( after a 70-run last wicket stand ) to set up the final decider, which was drawn.
The First Test at Lord's was convincingly won by Australia, but in the remaining four matches the teams were evenly matched and England fought back to win the Second Test by 2 runs, the smallest victory by a runs margin in Ashes history, and the second-closest such victory in all Tests.
The rain-affected Third Test ended with the last two Australian batsmen holding out for a draw and England won the Fourth Test by three wickets after forcing Australia to follow-on for the first time in 191 Tests.
With several England players having retired or been injured after the 2005 series, Australia regained The Ashes in the 2006 – 07 series with a convincing 5 – 0 victory, the second time an Ashes series has been won by that margin.
After a rain-affected draw at Edgbaston, the fourth match at Headingley was convincingly won by Australia by an innings and 80 runs to level the series.
England bowled Australia out again for 281 and so won a series on Australian soil for the first time in 24 years.
The Lions won all their games in Australia except for their final fixture against a New South Wales XV in Newcastle.
They won both tests against Australia, in Brisbane and in Sydney.
The Lions easily won both tests against Australia and lost the first three tests against the All Blacks, but did find victory ( 9 – 6 ) in the final test.
The tour was very successful for the Lions, who won all eight non-tests and won the test series against Australia, two to one.
In Australia, the group has won eleven ARIA Awards from 26 nominations, including the inaugural Best New Talent award in 1987.
Australia has been the most successful of the five teams to have won the tournament, taking four titles.
The tournament was won by the West Indies, who defeated Australia by 17 runs in the final at Lord's.

Australia and First
William Joseph Slim, First Viscount Slim, former Governor General of Australia, was the principal British commander in the field during the Burma War.
In the First Test ( the first played at Edgbaston ), after scoring 376 England bowled out Australia for 36 ( Wilfred Rhodes 7 / 17 ) and reduced them to 46 – 2 when they followed on.
England and Australia were evenly matched until the outbreak of the First World War in 1914.
After winning the First Test by an innings after being controversially sent in by Hutton, Australia lost its way and England took a hat-trick of victories to win the series 3 – 1.
First: it " mandates that whoever is the sovereign of the United Kingdom is also, by virtue of this external fact, sovereign of Australia "; accordingly, changes to British succession laws would have no effect on Australian law, but if the British amendment changed the sovereign, then the new sovereign of the United Kingdom would automatically become the new sovereign of Australia.
* Saturday 22 June 2013, AustraliaFirst Test, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Other conservative parties are the National Party of Australia, a sister party of the Liberals, Family First Party, Democratic Labor Party, Shooters Party and the Katter's Australian Party The second largest party in the country, the Australian Labor Party's dominant faction is Labor Right, a socially conservative element.
The British Army and their Imperial forces in Canada, Australia and New Zealand issued identification tags from the beginning of the First World War.
Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Australia and New Zealand are notable examples of countries within the UK, or with previous links to it, that use non-FPTP electoral systems ( Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales use First Past the Post in United Kingdom general elections, however ).
The First Battle of El Alamein ( 1 – 27 July 1942 ) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought between Axis forces ( Germany and Italy ) of the Panzer Army Africa ( Panzerarmee Afrika ) commanded by Field Marshal ( Generalfeldmarschall ) Erwin Rommel, and Allied ( specifically, British Imperial ) forces ( Britain, British India, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand ) of the British Eighth Army commanded by General Claude Auchinleck.
* 1788 – The first elements of the First Fleet carrying 736 convicts from England to Australia arrives at Botany Bay.
* 1787 – Captain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England, with eleven ships full of convicts ( the " First Fleet ") to establish a penal colony in Australia.
He claimed his Test innings best of 7 / 72 in the first innings of the First Test in Madras, allowing Australia to build a large lead and win by an innings.
The first of these came in the First Test at Johannesburg, where after conceding 1 / 115, Benaud struck 122, his highest Test score, to see Australia reach a draw.
He led from the front with his bowling, taking match figures of 7 / 112 in his debut as captain as Australia claimed the First Test in Brisbane.
The First Test in Brisbane ended in the first tie in Test history, which came about after Benaud and Alan Davidson, rather than settle for a draw, decided to risk defeat and play an attacking partnership, which took Australia to the brink of victory.
Following the re-release of their album At First Sight, Violets Are Blue and the release of the Mushroom Soup: The Citadel Years in 2003, The Stems found themselves playing to packed houses across the country, touring Europe, playing the prestigious " Little Stevens Underground Garage Festival " in August 2005, and then at the " Come Together Festival " at Sydney ’ s Luna Park with the cream of Australia ’ s newest bands in September 2005.
Grace captained England in the First Test of the 1899 series against Australia at Trent Bridge, when he was 51.
* January 18 – The leading ship in Captain Arthur Phillip's First Fleet arrives at Botany Bay to colonise Australia .< noinclude >
* January 26 – Australia Day: Eleven ships of the First Fleet from Botany Bay, led by Captain Arthur Phillip, land at Sydney Cove ( which will become Sydney ), Australia, where he determines to establish the British prison colony of New South Wales, the first permanent European settlement on the continent.

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