Tennis star Novak Djokovic has revoked his visa to Australia. The immigration minister took this decision on Friday (14.01.22).
Minister Alex Hawke said revoking the visa was in the public interest.
Hawke said in his ruling that Djokovic would likely not be granted a visa to enter Australia for the next three years under the current legal position.
Novak Djokovic’s lawyers announced that they would appeal against the cancellation of the renewed visa. Attorney Nicholas Wood said the decision was “irrational” and disproportionate. The final decision on Serb participation in the Australian Open is to be made on Sunday (16.01.22) before the Federal Court of Australia, a federal court at the highest instance. Judge Anthony Kelly made the decision during a hearing on Friday.
Until then, Djokovic should not be deported. A…