Australia’s Immigration Minister Alex Hawke used his personal power Friday to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa, sparking the Serbian tennis star to file an immediate injunction against the decision ahead of his return to enforced detention.
If Djokovic fails to secure entry he will be immediately deported. His future in the country was decided on the basis he is unvaccinated for coronavirus and may pose a risk to the community.
The Sydney Morning Herald reports Hawke said he made his decision “under section 133C(3) of the Migration Act” and acted “on health and good order grounds, on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so.” He added:
This decision followed orders by the Federal Circuit and