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Friends of Biloela Tamil asylum seekers question time it took for authorities to evacuate sick Tharnicaa

By: Phoebe Hosier Family friends of a Tamil asylum seeker family in immigration detention on Christmas Island say they are concerned about how long it took authorities to address the suspected serious illness affecting the youngest child. Three-year-old Tharnicaa Murugappan was flown to Perth Children’s Hospital last night after being sick with vomiting, diarrhoea and dizziness for several days. Legal representatives said both parents, ...

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