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Religious leaders of multiple faiths gathered at Lakemba Mosque on Friday to express solidarity with Islam and reject what they called a "barrage of negativity" directed at Australian Muslims.
The Abbott government faces an uphill battle to win Muslim community support for new counter-terrorism laws and to dispel fears they are fighting Islam, some community leaders and members say.
An employee of the waste management company which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says many of the trucks have since been found to be un-roadworthy.
Curtin University research fellow Anne Aly says there are a lot of misconceptions about people who follow Islam.
Australia's top spy has launched an impassioned appeal to the nation's half a million Muslims not to mistake the Abbott government's counterterrorism push as "fighting Islam".
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