9RAW: Abbott confirms Australia's military role in the Islamic State conflict
August 31, 2014: Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed Australia will commit to a military role in the Islamic State conflict – Australian forces will be dropping artillery to assist military efforts against ISIS militants in Iraq.
August 30, 2014: It's been the unsung hero of Australia's campaign in Afghanistan, flying troops and supplies across the region. The C-17 Globemaster also played a pivotal role in the MH17 disaster but its future is now uncertain.
August 31, 2014: The ice bucket challenge has raised more than $100 million in America alone for Motor Neurone Disease. We speak to Kirsten Harley, who was diagnosed with the illness last year.