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Judge rules Biloela Tamil family can stay in Australia to fight deportation

Priya and Nades Murugappan and daughters Tharunicaa, two, and Kopika, four Source: Twitter

A Tamil family will remain in Australia until a full court hearing is held to consider the case of their two-year-old daughter.

A Tamil family will remain in legal limbo on Christmas Island for the foreseeable future, with their deportation case now hinging on an upcoming court battle.

On Thursday afternoon, shortly before an order preventing their forcible removal to Sri Lanka expired, Federal Court judge Mordy Bromberg announced the family had a legal case that needed to be decided at trial.

Read the full story in English here.

 

Demonstrators rally in support of the Biloela Tamil family at the Federal Court in Melbourne.
Demonstrators rally in support of the Biloela Tamil family at the Federal Court in Melbourne.
Source SBS News