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I plan to renounce my award if this goes ahead – The Age

Age readers discuss reports of Margaret Court’s expected Australia Day honour.

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In 2007 Margaret Court was made an officer of the Order of Australia for eminent service to tennis as an internationally acclaimed player and record-holding grand slam champion, and as a mentor of young sportspersons. Now in 2021 she is reportedly to be receive Australias highest honour, AC, but for what reason? AC recipients are honoured for eminent achievement and merit of the highest degree in service to Australia or humanity at large. Court has already been awarded for her tennis achievements.

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