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Today marks 2-years to the day since Tamil asylum seekers Priya, Nades,Kopika & Tharunicca were ripped from their Biloela home at dawn, in border force raids. They’ve been in limbo ever since. Now are isolated on Christmas Island as they wait on a decision from the federal court.

ABF talking points from when the coronavirus travel ban started I obtained under FOI. The points don't even mention if the Biloela family were briefed, plus deflect when asked if it was an ABF recommendation to open Christmas Island.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Central Queensland and the Wide Bay. Heavy rainfall that may produce large hail is forecast for Gympie, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Biloela, Calliope and Mount Morgan. #qldweather  #7NEWS 

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Biloela family may spend months more on Christmas Island waiting on court decision

Biloela family may spend months more on Christmas Island waiting on court decision

Biloela family may spend months more on Christmas Island waiting on court decision

Senior ministerial advisor 'can't ever recall' getting brief on Biloela deportation case

Senior ministerial advisor 'can't ever recall' getting brief on Biloela deportation case

Biloela family may spend months more on Christmas Island waiting on court decision

Senior ministerial advisor 'can't ever recall' getting brief on Biloela deportation case

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As the case of the Tamil family from Biloela returns to court today, those behind the #HometoBilo  campaign say they're continuing their fight for them to stay and the attempted deportation "doesn't pass the pub test".

No written record of advice that led to Biloela family's detention on Christmas Island

Labor Senator@KKeneally  has called upon Scott Morrison to reflect upon the values he put before voters and consider allowing Biloela's Tamil family to stay in Australia#auspol  #HomeToBilo 

In the early hours of Saturday morning, we learned the asylum-seeker family from Biloela, including their Australian-born daughters Kopika and Tharunicaa, had been moved to Christmas Island in the dead of night. Today, Aussies have taken to the streets in protest.

Labor today calls on the Morrison Govt to show compassion, and intervene to allow this Tamil family to stay in Biloela, where the community wants them. Here's @KKeneally : #auspol 

#BREAKING The Biloela Tamil family is set to be deported from Australia, with Australian Border Force agents taking them to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Peter Dutton's decision to help a French au pair into the country in 2015 after lobbying by a powerful family has enraged refugee advocates who lobbied the minister to help a Tamil family stay in the town of Biloela, QLD #auspol 

Well done to everyone involved with #HomeToBilo  campaign to help this family get home to Biloela. So impressed with this Qld community who led a campaign with 190,000+ signatures! Community values in action, an example of the Australia we want to see. Let’s get these kids home ?

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This is what 15 months in an Australian detention centre can do to you. There are concerns for the children of a Tamil family taken into detention, despite protests from their community of Biloela.

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