Novak Djokovic faces deportation after Australian authorities revokes his visa for a second time


World No 1 Novak Djokovic had been ready since a choose overturned the unique resolution on Monday to seek out out whether or not Immigration Minister Alex Hawke would use his powers to reimpose the penalty.

Final Up to date: 14/01/22 7:09am

Novak Djokovic has had his visa revoked

Novak Djokovic faces deportation after the Australian authorities revoked his visa for a second time.

The world No 1 had been ready since a choose overturned the unique resolution on Monday to seek out out whether or not Immigration Minister Alex Hawke would use his powers to reimpose the penalty.

Simply earlier than 6pm (7am UK time) on Friday, Hawke launched a press release saying he had made the judgement to ship Djokovic dwelling “on well being and good order grounds”.

Hawke mentioned: “Immediately I exercised my energy underneath part 133C(3) of the Migration Act to cancel the visa held by Mr Novak Djokovic on well being and good order grounds, on the premise that it was within the public curiosity to take action.

Novak Djokovic has admitted to making an 'error of judgement' by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for Covid-19 last month

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Novak Djokovic has admitted to creating an ‘error of judgement’ by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing optimistic for Covid-19 final month

Novak Djokovic has admitted to creating an ‘error of judgement’ by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing optimistic for Covid-19 final month

“The choice adopted orders by the Federal Circuit and Household Court docket on 10 January 2022, quashing a previous cancellation resolution on procedural equity grounds.

“In making this resolution, I rigorously thought-about info offered to me by the Division of House Affairs, the Australian Border Power and Mr Djokovic.

“The Morrison Authorities is firmly dedicated to defending Australia’s borders, significantly in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Novak Djokovic – Sequence of occasions

January 4 – Djokovic proclaims he will probably be travelling to Australia with an ‘exemption permission’.
January 5 – Whereas Djokovic is airborne, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the athlete will probably be on the “subsequent aircraft dwelling” if he can not present “acceptable proof” that his exemption is authentic.
Performing Sports activities Minister Jaala Pulford highlights that the native authorities of Victoria, the place the Australian Open is held, won’t assist Djokovic’s visa utility.
The world No 1 arrives at Melbourne Airport round 11.30pm native time.
January 6 – Round 3.15am, Djokovic’s father experiences that his son is being held in isolation in Melbourne Airport.
At 5am, Goran Ivanisevic releases a picture on social media of himself and one other member of Djokovic’s staff seemingly ready for the world No 1. The publish is captioned, ‘Not probably the most typical journey Down Beneath’.
Round 8.15am native time, Djokovic’s visa is confirmed to have been denied by the Australian Border Power.
Djokovic is moved to quarantine resort whereas his authorized staff enchantment visa cancellation.
The enchantment towards his visa cancellation is adjourned till Monday (Jan 10) morning Australian time.
January 7 – Australia House Affairs Minister Karen Andrews says Djokovic is “free to go away any time” and isn’t being detained.
Djokovic breaks silence in Instagram publish on Friday, thanking his followers for his or her “steady assist”.
January 8 – Submission from Djokovic’s legal professionals on Saturday reveals optimistic Covid-19 check in December.
January 9 – House Affairs Minister Andrews has a submission to delay the listening to till Wednesday (Jan 12) rejected by Choose Anthony Kelly.
Submission from Australian authorities legal professionals says Djokovic had not been given an assurance he could be allowed to enter the nation along with his medical exemption.
January 10 – Djokovic wins enchantment. Choose Anthony Kelly quashes visa cancellation, and orders the Australian Authorities to pay authorized prices and launch Djokovic from detention.
Djokovic takes to social media to verify that he stays intent on competing on the Australian Open.
January 12 – Djokovic posts on Instagram admitting to creating an “error of judgement” by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing optimistic for Covid-19 final month.
January 13 – Djokovic drawn towards Miomir Kecmanovic in opening spherical as visa resolution looms

“I thank the officers of the Division of House Affairs and the Australian Border Power who work day by day to serve Australia’s pursuits in more and more difficult operational environments.”

Novak Djokovic – Sequence of occasions

January 4 – Djokovic proclaims he will probably be travelling to Australia with an ‘exemption permission’.
January 5 – Whereas Djokovic is airborne, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the athlete will probably be on the “subsequent aircraft dwelling” if he can not present “acceptable proof” that his exemption is authentic.
Performing Sports activities Minister Jaala Pulford highlights that the native authorities of Victoria, the place the Australian Open is held, won’t assist Djokovic’s visa utility.
The world No 1 arrives at Melbourne Airport round 11.30pm native time.
January 6 – Round 3.15am, Djokovic’s father experiences that his son is being held in isolation in Melbourne Airport.
At 5am, Goran Ivanisevic releases a picture on social media of himself and one other member of Djokovic’s staff seemingly ready for the world No 1. The publish is captioned, ‘Not probably the most typical journey Down Beneath’.
Round 8.15am native time, Djokovic’s visa is confirmed to have been denied by the Australian Border Power.
Djokovic is moved to quarantine resort whereas his authorized staff enchantment visa cancellation.
The enchantment towards his visa cancellation is adjourned till Monday (Jan 10) morning Australian time.
January 7 – Australia House Affairs Minister Karen Andrews says Djokovic is “free to go away any time” and isn’t being detained.
Djokovic breaks silence in Instagram publish on Friday, thanking his followers for his or her “steady assist”.
January 8 – Submission from Djokovic’s legal professionals on Saturday reveals optimistic Covid-19 check in December.
January 9 – House Affairs Minister Andrews has a submission to delay the listening to till Wednesday (Jan 12) rejected by Choose Anthony Kelly.
Submission from Australian authorities legal professionals says Djokovic had not been given an assurance he could be allowed to enter the nation along with his medical exemption.
January 10 – Djokovic wins enchantment. Choose Anthony Kelly quashes visa cancellation, and orders the Australian Authorities to pay authorized prices and launch Djokovic from detention.
Djokovic takes to social media to verify that he stays intent on competing on the Australian Open.
January 12 – Djokovic posts on Instagram admitting to creating an “error of judgement” by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing optimistic for Covid-19 final month.
January 14 – Novak Djokovic faces deportation after the Australian authorities revoked his visa for a second time.

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