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Mother from detained Tamil family medically evacuated from Christmas Island, supporters say – Sydney Morning Herald

The family lived in Biloela, near Gladstone, before they were detained during a police raid in March 2018 and taken to Melbourne.



Priya had gone to hospital for treatment multiple times over the past two weeks for the ailment, they said.
“Priya has been unwell for a number of weeks and we have been asking for the family to be transferred for a considerable period,” lawyer Carina Ford said.
“To separate this family unit is heartbreaking at a time when part of our country is in lockdown and being advised to stay together as a family unit.”
Biloela social worker and family friend, Angela Fredericks, said she was deeply con…

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