On 24 July 2019, the Supreme Court of Victoria sentenced Mr Ahmed Mohamed (26), Mr Abdullah Chaarani (28) and Mr Hatim Moukhaiber (31) to lengthy prison terms for engaging in a terrorist act contrary to s101.1(1) of the Criminal Code 2010 (Cth). The terrorist act involved setting fire to a Shia mosque in suburban Melbourne on 11 December 2016.
The ringleader of a group of extremist Muslims who planned to sail to the southern Philippines and encourage others to violently overthrow its government, was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment on 3 May 2019.
On 1 March 2018, Mr Raban Alou was sentenced by the Supreme Court of NSW in Parramatta to 44 years’ imprisonment, with a non-parole period of 33 years, for abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of a terrorist act. Mr Alou sourced and supplied the handgun which was used to shoot dead NSW Police accountant Mr Curtis Cheng as he left Parramatta Police Headquarters in 2015.
On 28 August 2017, 27 year old Ali Al-Talebi was sentenced in the District Court of NSW to a total effective sentence of imprisonment for 12 years, with a non-parole period of 9 years, for his role in sending funds overseas in an attempt to support the Islamic State terrorist organisation.