Leaders should say if Novak Djokovic invite will be cancelled if he misled Australian authorities

A letter from Howard Hutchins:

Thursday, 13th January 2022, 2:22 am
Updated Thursday, 13th January 2022, 2:25 am
Letter to the editor

Novak Djokovic has appeared to receive preferential treatment from Tennis Australia (which, as an internationally, strident anti-Covid vaxxer, he should not have received) and the government of the state of Victoria by in effect accepting his late (by six days!), after official closing, vaccination exemption application.

If he has misled Australian authorities (thus, the Australian people!) when Covid positive, endangered Serbian children’s health/lives, and taken responsibility for falsified Australian immigration documents (which Djokovic personally, signed after reading them), will the chief executive of Tennis Australia Craig Tiley, and the premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews accept their joint responsibilities, and not only cancel Djokovic’s vaccination exemption certification but withdraw his invitation by Tennis Australia, to play in the 2022 Australian Open?

Howard Hutchins, Chirnside Pk, Victoria, Australia

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