Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

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.

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