Adam Brookman arrives back in Australia after IS fighting

  • 25/07/2015
Islamic State Flag (Reuters)
Islamic State Flag (Reuters)

The first Australian to return home after allegedly fighting with the Islamic State group will be extradited to Melbourne, where it's expected he will be charged.

Adam Brookman appeared in court via video link with a bearded face and wearing a black hooded jumper.

The 39-year-old nurse surrendered to Turkish on Tuesday and was escorted home to be arrested when he stepped off the plane in Sydney this morning.

A magistrate has ruled he be extradited to Victoria for questioning over terror-related offences.

He will face court in Melbourne first thing on Monday.

He claims he was forced to join the ranks after being injured during humanitarian work and transported to IS-control territory.