England performed impressively after being asked to bat first as Ian Bell (55), Ben Stokes (70) and Jos Buttler (71) all recorded half-centuries to contribute to a score of 316-8 from 50 overs.
Aaron Finch (108) starred for the hosts in reply by striking a fluent century but he lacked support from his teammates as regular wickets continued to fall.
Stokes finished with 4-39 as England eventually dismissed Australia for 259 to secure a 57-run triumph.
Read below to find out how the tourists ended a run of nine defeats in a row at the hands of their rivals.
ENGLAND: Cook, Bell, Stokes, Ballance, Morgan, Bopara, Buttler, Bresnan, Broad, Jordan, Tredwell