Barnaby Joyce backs Tamil family to stay as Peter Dutton rejects ‘moral lectures’ from supporters – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The two children of asylum seekers Nadesalingam and Priya.

There’s a storm brewing in LNP paradise (ODT)

Key points:

Supporters of the family have been urging Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to reconsider their case
Mr Dutton said that would encourage the people smuggling trade
The family is on Christmas Island as it makes a last-minute bid to avoid deportation

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