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Kerry O’Brien rejects Australia Day honour in protest against Margaret Court’s award – The Guardian

Broadcaster cites ‘deeply insensitive and divisive decision’ to make Court a Companion of the Order of Australia

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Honours systemBroadcaster cites deeply insensitive and divisive decision to make Court a Companion of the Order of Australia
Veteran journalist Kerry OBrien has rejected an Australia Day award to protest the decision to give Margaret Court the countrys highest honour.
OBrien wrote to the governor generals secretary on Sunday explaining there must be something fundamentally wrong with the honours system given the deeply insensitive and divisive decision to appoint Court a Companion of the Order of…

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