The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has released a video in which militants in Iraq are seen destroying ancient artefacts.
Details are beginning to emerge about the identity of a young Queensland man who travelled to Syria and died fighting against IS.
Indigenous objects, some not seen in public for more than 200 years, will go on display at the National Museum of Australia later this year.
Researchers say inadequate collection of data on Australian prison incarceration rates is preventing efficient delivery of services.  
Why would Western Muslim women want to join IS as so-called jihadi brides? 

Priest helps to raise mosque funds

A Catholic priest is helping an Islamic group to raise funds to build the first mosque in the Victorian city of Ararat. 
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's leadership once again appears to be under threat.
A man with a British accent who has appeared in beheading videos produced by IS has been named by the media.

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Members of Australia's Assyrian Christian community are alarmed by reports of IS kidnappings in Syria.
A row between the United States and Israel's Prime Minister has signficantly deepened.  
A UN human rights body has reprimanded the Abbott government over its treatment of the Human Rights Commission President.
Two men with first-hand experience of drug crime and recovery aren't questioning the rehabilitation of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. 
At a public forum in Melbourne, Muslim women have spoken of their experiences of discrimination. 
Australia is set to expand its military involvement in Iraq, as part of a joint training mission with New Zealand.

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