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People seeking asylum

Anglican Angela Fredericks continues to fight for Nades, Priya, Kopika and Tharnicaa to be able to return to their home of Biloela together and for the youngest family member Tharnicaa to be given the right to lodge her claim for asylum (Angela is pictured with the young family in Perth in June 2021)
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An open letter, a hand-written card and thousands of prayers

“When I returned home to Bilo from Perth in June, which was an emotional trip leaving me feeling exhausted and deflated, my spirits were buoyed upon seeing a hand-written card from Bishop Jeremy Greaves which he had mailed to me while I was away,” says 33-year-old Anglican Angela Fredericks, who is leading the national fight to bring Nades, Priya and their girls back home to Bilo

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Dozens of Anglican Bishops nationally send open letter to Government calling for the return of young family back to Biloela

“As Christian leaders, we echo the call for a compassionate, fair, safe, common sense and permanent solution. We stand in solidarity with this young family seeking peace, safety and stability, and with the Biloela community who are waiting to welcome them back home,” write dozens of Anglican Bishops in an open letter to the PM and The Minister for Immigration