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Australia stops 5 from 'taking boat to Indonesia to join jihad'

May 11, 2016 - 12:42 PM

The men include Australian Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio who is detained in the Philippines in 2014 and deported for reportedly urging people to join jihad in Iraq and Syria

Same-sex plebiscite by year-end – Australian minister

Mar 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The announcement comes after the prime minister became the first sitting leader to attend the Mardi Gras parade

LGBT PRIDE. Participants take part in the Sydney gay and lesbian Mardi Gras Parade in Sydney on March 5, 2016. Peter Parks/AFP

Australia passes law to strip militants of citizenship

Dec 04, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Attorney General George Brandis says the Australian Citizenship Amendment Allegiance to Australia Bill updated existing law to reflect the new age of terrorism

Australians told to prepare for more counter-terror raids

Nov 04, 2014 - 11:23 AM

Police official: What we ll see now is more raids like we saw in Sydney because the environment has changed

Police and other law enforcement agencies cordon off a street as forensic experts collect evidence inside a house in the Guildford area of Sydney on September 18, 2014. Saeed Khan/AFP

Australia outlaws travel to terror hotspots

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:46 PM

UPDATED The Australian government is increasingly concerned about the flow of foreign fighters to the Middle East to join militant groups

The Australian national flag flies over Parliament House in Canberra on June 20, 2011. Torsten Blackwood/File/AFP