The Tamil family held in Christmas Island detention for two years have been reunited in Perth — but advocates have warned that their fight is far from over.
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The Hollywood star and adopted West Aussie has ended her lengthy stay down under, bidding farewell to head overseas for work and to reconnect with family she has not seen for over a year.
The father and youngest daughter of the Biloela family have left Christmas Island for the first time in two years.
Mining magnate Clive Palmer has labelled the first day of his High Court battle against the McGowan Government as ‘encouraging’, saying it was his ‘duty’ to take the $30 billion stoush to court.
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Coles shoppers will have the opportunity to score ‘free money’ as the supermarket giant lowers the price of one item, but only for a limited time.
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The future of a Biloela family set to be reunited in Perth today remains uncertain after Immigration Minister Alex Hawke flagged they are still ‘unlawful non-citizens’.
One of Australia’s biggest camera stores, including one in Perth, has been slugged almost $40,000 for promoting ‘storewide’ sales that left out hundreds of items.
The Biloela family is being released from Christmas Island and reunited in Perth, where they will live while their youngest daughter Tharnicaa Murugappan receives medical care.
The Biloela family will be removed from Christmas Island and sent to a mainland city, for now. But their fate is still up in the air.
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More phone scammers are being blocked before they reach you but Aussies are still losing record figures in a growing crime wave.
Thousands of Australians are calling for domestic cruising to resume, while others are booking international voyages in a bid to kickstart travel.
Allowing the family out of their detention nightmare is the right decision and it’s muddled thinking to suggest their experience will lead to a flood of asylum seekers trying to reach Australia.
Scott Morrison has discussed the COVID pandemic and the growing competition in the Indo-Pacific region while in the UK.
Moves by Labor to block a clean energy body from investing beyond wind and solar into other emission reducing technologies have been labelled a “futile exercise in self harm”.
After a years-long fight, the Tamil asylum seeker family stuck on Christmas Island are expected to be released as early as Tuesday after a decision from Immigration Minister Alex Hawke.
The two-year-old kelpie is an ‘all-rounder’ on the farm and, according to trainer David Lee, will ‘basically talk to you’.
A new program will allow doctors to deliver vaccinations to the elderly, frail or immobile people at disability or aged residential care facilities.
Shayden Thorne, WA’s convicted ‘tinnie terrorist’ who was freed after spending more than three years in jail, has claimed he has turned his life around and just wants to live like ‘a normal person’.
The Federal Government is set to release the Biloela Tamil family from their detention on Christmas Island so they can be reunited with their daughter, 4, as she receives medical care in Perth.
Sarah Ison and Charlotte Elton
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