Australia was under fire for shoddy temp records, bad adjustments, and was to audit the temp record and correct errors. Instead everything was thrown out and they started from scratch.
Results of independent audit of original data compared to new record are not encouraging, virtually everywhere, no temperature trend was turned, by magical adjustments, into OMG GAIA has a FEVER.
Check these out to see what has happened to original temp data:
Read it all at http://joannenova.com.au/2012/06/threat-of-anao-audit-means-australias-bom-throws-out-temperature-set-starts-again-gets-same-results/