She’s home: Bali Nine’s Renae Lawrence arrives in Newcastle Picture: Cameron Hutchison
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HOME: Renae Lawrence arrives in Newcastle. Picture: Matthew Kelly

WAITING: The media ahead of Renae Lawrence’s arrival at Williamtown. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Renae Lawrence steps off the plane in Newcastle. Picture: Matthew Kelly

n Renae Lawrence leaves Bangli Prison in Bali, Indonesia after serving a 13-year sentence for drug trafficking. Picture: Amelia Rosa

TweetFacebookShe’s home: Bali Nine’s Renae Lawrence arrives in Newcastlehttps://nnimgt-a.akamaihd苏州夜生活/transform/v1/crop/frm/ca9PEGecaS6H9cg52NNyKi/0059ebb1-8fcd-4565-8483-8bf90ca1ee98.jpg/r0_597_4032_2875_w1200_h678_fmax.jpgFreed Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence has arrived in Newcastle after 13 years in jail in Indonesianews, local-news, 2018-11-22T09:00:00+11:00https://players.brightcove苏州夜生活/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5970236287001https://players.brightcove苏州夜生活/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5970236287001Renae Lawrence at Newcastle Airport. Video: Matthew KellyThe group then sped off.

They had earlier travelled on an overnight flight from Bali to Brisbane, where they were met by a large media pack. A smaller media contingent met them at Newcastle.

At Brisbane airport, Lawrence was asked if she wanted to take a moment to talk about her homecoming but the teary-eyed, 41-year-old declined. Her mother told AAP: “It’s very overwhelming.”

But later, when Lawrence was again asked if she had anything to say she spoke in Indonesian, which translated as: “Thanks to the government of Indonesia, that’s it.”

She’s home: Bali Nine’s Renae Lawrence arrives in Newcastlehttps://nnimgt-a.akamaihd苏州夜生活/transform/v1/crop/frm/ca9PEGecaS6H9cg52NNyKi/0059ebb1-8fcd-4565-8483-8bf90ca1ee98.jpg/r0_597_4032_2875_w1200_h678_fmax.jpgFreed Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence has arrived in Newcastle after 13 years in jail in Indonesianews, local-news, 2018-11-22T09:00:00+11:00https://players.brightcove苏州夜生活/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5970232083001https://players.brightcove苏州夜生活/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5970232083001Video: Matthew KellyLawrence, a former panel beater, was released from Bali’s Bangli Prison on Wednesday night after serving 13 years for her role in a plot to import more than 8kg of heroin to from Indonesia.

She is the first member of the so-called Bali Nine to taste freedom after serving time in three Indonesian jails.

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