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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.

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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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