Gifting him flowers, the Nadesalingam family thank Anthony Albanese for allowing them to return to Biloela
"I made quite a few friends, showering love and lots of heart, " she said. "My mind is relaxed. I am safe now."
Rallying communityFamily friend Angela Fredericks, who has been campaigning for the family's return since 2018, said Mr Albanese assured them a solution for permanent residency was on the way."We didn't know if we would actually get to talk to the prime minister today, but it was so important for Priya and Nades to be able to convey their thanks," she said."It was really heartwarming to watch them embrace the prime minister and to actually thank him."
"Today we walk away feeling really reassured, and I guess knowing that we've got some more happy days that will be coming."
READ MORESocial worker, Bronwyn Dendle, who started the Home to Bilo campaign with Ms Fredericks, said the Nadesingams could now enjoy a sense of security. "I think that vibe of certainty and peace is just around the corner and means our friends can just start to heal and settle into life in Biloela," Ms Dendle said.Mr Albanese and cabinet ministers were in Gladstone to hold a 'regional cabinet' meeting.
- With AAP.