Chasing 531 and continuing from an overnight score of 247/6, England's only bright spot on the final day was middle-order batsman Matt Prior, who completed his half-century. (All AFP and AP images)
Peter Siddle, alongwith Ryan Harris wrapped up the England innings in no time to take their side to a resounding victory.
Australia took a 2-0 lead over England in the Ashes 2013-14 and moved a step towards reclaiming the urn.
A glum-looking Alastair Cook walked out to congratulate his opposite number Michael Clarke after the hosts completed their 218-run victory.
Mitchell Johnson, who finished with eight wickets, was handed the Man of the Match award.
After such a dominating performance, Australian captain Michael Clarke said that his team will now look to seal the series in the next Test and also aim to reach top spot in the ICC Test rankings.
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