EIDSON IN HSOPITAL
Julatten man Patton Eidson, 73, was admitted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital with a severe upper respiratory infection on Friday, June 16. Two months ago Mr Eidson was taken into custody by the Department of Immigration and placed in a Brisbane detention centre. He has an appeal hearing set for November 28 in federal court. Mr Eidson, in a statement to friends, said he had not been charged with anything and he wished he could go home to Julatten while he awaited the hearing.