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Reverend Alistair Macrae, a former president of the Uniting Church in Australia, has joined a growing list of Australia Day honours recipients to reject their awards in protest against Margaret Court's elevation to the country’s highest civilian honour

The Governor-General’s office has received requests to review the controversial 2021 Australia Day honour bestowed on Margaret Court, as the list of Australians returning awards in protest grows.

Uniting Church minister Alistair Macrae is handing back his Australia Day award in protest of Margaret Court’s upgraded honour.

Another national hero has rejected his Australia Day honour, joining a growing list of stars joining the protest against tennis star Margaret Court.

The Council for the Order of Australia, like @TennisAustralia , has tried to separate Margaret Court’s extraordinary tennis achievements from her views about homosexuality. By @Melbchief .

Exclusive: Acclaimed artist Peter Kingston will return his Australia Day award, joining notable recipients who say the elevation of Margaret Court to the country’s highest honour undermined the award’s intention to foster community unity | @LindaMorrissmh 

Margaret Court declares her Australia Day honour was 'a long time coming' and she has no intention of handing it back

Peter Kingston has sent back his Member of the Order of Australia award to protest Margaret Court’s own honour.

Aussie art legend hands back top Australia Day award over Margaret Court controversy slamming her as a 'religious bigot'

The real reason tennis champion Margaret Court was honoured on Australia Day despite her controversial views has been revealed.


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BREAKING: Former @abc730  host @KerryOBrien  has declined an Order of Australia award (an AO) in protest against tennis great Margaret Court receiving the top honour. Mr O'Brien says the decision to give Ms Court the award was 'deeply insensitive' and 'divisive'. @abcnews 

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Journalist Kerry O'Brien rejects Australia Day honour in protest over 'divisive' Margaret Court award

The fallout from Margaret Court's controversial Australia Day honour has continued with a Canberra doctor handing back her own award in protest.

Dr Clara Tuck Meng Soo has decided to return her Order of Australia in protest over the controversial decision to further elevate Margaret Court.

Daniel Andrews has criticised the decision to bestow controversial tennis great Margaret Court with an Australia Day honour, saying her 'disgraceful and hurtful' views should not be honoured.

Kerry O’Brien has rejected the Australia Day honour he was due to receive in protest at the ″⁣deeply insensitive and divisive decision″⁣ to give the country’s highest award to former tennis great Margaret Court | @karlkwin 

Two women in wedding dresses sitting together in Margaret Court Arena, which bears the name of one of the loudest and most vitriolic voices on the losing side of Australia's gay marriage debate. #AusOpen 

So Margaret Court now says there will be no more Christmas or Easter, nor Mother’s and Father’s Day in Australia, all because of Same Sex Marriage. Au contraire Margaret- us gays love parties, especially the boys:), and we just might have 2 Mother’s days and 2 Father’s days:)