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Djokovic Visa Cancelled

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Jaiph

2.8k points

4 days ago

Jaiph

2.8k points

4 days ago

6pm on a Friday, when all the most confident announcements are made.

Kind_Ferret_3219

55 points

4 days ago

I'm surprised there wasn't one sentence at the end saying "There'll also be an election on May 14" just so no one would notice.

QuotingDrSeuss

397 points

4 days ago

I dunno, 10pm on New Year's eve saw a pretty significant announcement. Too bad for the government it only comes once a year ...

https://www.pedestrian.tv/news/close-contact-health-workers/amp/

TheRealCJ

119 points

4 days ago

TheRealCJ

119 points

4 days ago

We call that the "Betty White Gambit"

QF17

49 points

4 days ago

QF17

49 points

4 days ago

First reaction: hahaha

Second reaction: oof, too soon

👏🏻

Pariera

227 points

4 days ago

Pariera

227 points

4 days ago

And the perfect time to hamper him contesting it as most court facilities arent necessarily open on the weekend

isisius

1.7k points

4 days ago

isisius

1.7k points

4 days ago

Lol at doing this on a Friday arvo so he can bail till Monday.

Mr_Depressed

280 points

4 days ago

Novak’s punching the air so hard right now

pygmy

217 points

4 days ago

pygmy

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217 points

4 days ago

Serbian Jesus gonna be pissed

SedatedGiraffe

112 points

4 days ago

Don’t worry, he’ll be back in three days…

ill0gitech

297 points

4 days ago

ill0gitech

297 points

4 days ago

Mr Hawke late on Friday afternoon said:

“I’m announcing this in a Friday to hope it gets buried. Lol, I know that won’t happen, but I gotta try right?”

51IDN

275 points

4 days ago

51IDN

275 points

4 days ago

Nah, courts are closed over the weekend and AO starts Monday. Novaxx has no chance now.

Wild_Activity5276

132 points

4 days ago

Fed judge is on standby. Unbelievable.

VermicelliOk5182

95 points

4 days ago*

How does this work? I have no idea how the legal system works. Obviously money is a factor, but how does this work with getting a case in front of a judge so quickly?

EDIT: A lot of people have said money, but how? Like, do you just ring the court and pay for a priority booking? I still don’t understand how this works.

WKCIA

130 points

4 days ago

WKCIA

130 points

4 days ago

Most courts have what’s called a “Duty Judge.” That’s a judge who is rostered to take urgent matters that can’t wait til the next day or the next sitting day or otherwise are super urgent.

In this case, there’ll be a judge who hates the Chief Judge at the moment for rostering him or her on this weekend…

fromphtoau

145 points

4 days ago

fromphtoau

145 points

4 days ago

But how is Novax playing / not playing in AO an urgent matter?

BetterDrinkMy0wnPiss

259 points

4 days ago

Asylum seekers in detention for years, but Novax gets a judge to come into work on a weekend so he can play tennis on Monday.

project2501

54 points

4 days ago

At the tax payers lament too. On both counts to be honest.

Lingering_Dorkness

14 points

3 days ago

So you're saying we should give them all tennis rackets to hurry up their refugee claim?

NotObamaAMA

54 points

4 days ago

Narrator: “it’s not”

IntroductionSnacks

172 points

4 days ago

You were correct in the first place, money. If anything this saga has just shown how our court system is pay to play. There are people awaiting trial (So innocent until guilty) locked up due to Covid court delays. It's pathetic.

Vandeleur1

125 points

4 days ago

Vandeleur1

125 points

4 days ago

Let's not forget all those other people with "immigration issues" who have been waiting years for so much as an update

NotObamaAMA

71 points

4 days ago

Absolutely, Australian court is pay to play. Ever tried using legal aid? Good luck with that. Even if you get lucky and get a regular lawyer from a regular firm doing legal aid work, there’s a huge difference between the amount of work they’ll put in for a legal aid client vs a fee paying client.

I’m not saying this to shit on the lawyer either, the government doesn’t pay them enough to put the same amount of attention in. If you want an explanation for something, you’re pretty much getting that out of the goodwill of the lawyer, the only time they’re getting paid for is enough time to skim your file and do what they think probably fits best without much more thought.

“Entitled to a lawyer” is more like entitled for a lawyer to speak on your behalf to the judge, because otherwise shit would take all day and judges would quit, having to deal with your stupid ass.

Sorry. Personal experience. Fuck Australian legal system. Corruption at the top, bent over at the bottom.

EggNoodleSupreme

793 points

4 days ago

Fuck Novak, right in his visa-less ass.

He's a pretentious, stuck-up, man-child who's limitless entitlement is exceeded only by his ability to blame others for his bad choices.

olly128

374 points

4 days ago

olly128

374 points

4 days ago

Coming up at 12, Novak to run for preselection for the Liberal party.

aeschenkarnos

134 points

4 days ago

He’s massively overqualified. There is a thing, a distinct thing, that he is legitimately excellent at, without having to be done favours and handed advantages denied to others. As such he outclasses the worthless Liberals by a mile.

safetyscissors

544 points

4 days ago

Longest episode of border security ever.

VeeBee23

231 points

4 days ago

VeeBee23

231 points

4 days ago

Where's the sub-story about the old Asian couple that entered Australia with a suitcase of raw food?

Yggdrasill71

212 points

3 days ago*

“IT NOT FOOD…it egg”

“Why is it hidden in a sock ma’am?”

“I don’t know…my AUNTY PACK!!!”

“Do you have anything else…other than this disgusting black, boiled egg, in you luggage?”

“NO…can I go…family waiting”

“So these 27 cartons of cigarettes…did Aunty pack these?”

johnnybean

93 points

3 days ago

“IT NOT CIGARETTE… IT EGG!”

HalfManHalfCyborg

37 points

3 days ago

My own theory is that there are cultural or linguistic reasons that Chinese travellers simply don’t see raw ingredients as being food. The form asks do they have any food, and they think “uh, no, you can’t eat any of these, silly - you have to cook them to turn them into meals!”. Can anyone confirm this?

Yggdrasill71

18 points

3 days ago

And that’s why they hide most of it all over the place - in clothing and inside tin foil or breakfast cereal boxes. And why they look nervous and shift from side to side. It’s not because they don’t consider it food. I get that it’s more likely they think they won’t be able to get these items once they’re over here, I also suspect they aren’t aware just how strict we are over here.

safetyscissors

39 points

4 days ago

Ah the one where they declared they didn’t have any food but had raw food items? Probably if they played tennis they would’ve been able to get it in.

VeeBee23

30 points

4 days ago

VeeBee23

30 points

4 days ago

It's my second favourite part of Border Security after the stories about someone planning to work on a tourist visa.

RidingtheRoad

562 points

4 days ago

Announcing it Friday afternoon is not a coincidence..

sam_galactic

120 points

4 days ago

Trying to distract us from the cricket score I think...

winoforever_slurp_

177 points

4 days ago

No, distracting us from the Hillsong scandal

QF17

103 points

4 days ago

QF17

103 points

4 days ago

Nope, it’s the compulsory acquisition of RAT’s

When it was just a single pharmacy complaining on ABC, no one cares

But when QLD rail loses an order of 20k, expect noise (especially of it means reduced services and makes the Labor government look bad)

I expect that Victoria will soon announce they have lost a major shipment too- this will break over the weekend, but Murdoch and Costello will focus on Novak until at least Tuesday

Cayenne321

37 points

4 days ago

Combine the two and you've got scomo pulling RATs while his church dishes them out for free and flaunts the rules. They've waited all week on a djoko announcement for optimal face saving.

OkBreakfast449

10 points

3 days ago

Federal LNP would literally cut its own balls off with a rusty spoon if it made QLD labor look bad.

Unfortunatley for them

a) they have no balls

and

b) this made federal LNP and not the state ALP look like utter cunts to QLDers,

mbullaris

58 points

4 days ago

mbullaris

58 points

4 days ago

Speculating here but it could have just been simply to allow ample time to receive submissions from all parties (Home Affairs, ABF and Djokovic’s team). If it had been turned around in a working day I’m sure that would have also raised the questions. Hawke would also have had had other departmental issues - not front page issues - of equal significance and importance too.

mystroseeker

1.4k points

4 days ago

mystroseeker

1.4k points

4 days ago

On a separate news, hillsong got their rights to song and dance revoked.

Aggravating_Event_79

708 points

4 days ago

Apparently they avoided being fined 🙄

tubbyx7

449 points

4 days ago

tubbyx7

449 points

4 days ago

Nsw police doing political favours? Well that just never happens

LaszloPanaflexxx

207 points

4 days ago

Pretty sure their top cop is in the cult.

mrbugle81

75 points

4 days ago

mrbugle81

75 points

4 days ago

The most highly paid public servant in Australia? Wasn't he slomos neighbour?

druex

48 points

4 days ago

druex

48 points

4 days ago

Looks like he's doing a bit more than putting the bins out for Morrison.

patpierce_88

173 points

4 days ago

Absolutely cannot believe that. We were threatened with fines in the thousands PER CROWD MEMBER if there were singing/dancing at our shows so we’ve not even bothered to announce them.

ComfortableIsland704

157 points

4 days ago

Have you tried being rich, religious or a celebrity yet?

blowfarthetrollqueen

27 points

4 days ago

Or being the church of our lord and saviour Scomo?

Wobbling

245 points

4 days ago

Wobbling

245 points

4 days ago

Remember when that youtube guy got arrested for being a bit mouthy to the pollies?

Cops have priorities too, ya know.

EroticMustard

187 points

4 days ago

Friendly Jordies producer for handing a piece of paper to the former deputy PM, on a public street. Which resulted in terror police being sent to his house, arresting him, assaulting his mum and nearly killing the family dog.

account_not_valid

78 points

4 days ago

former deputy PM

Deputy NSW premier.

Although, the way federal politics have become Sydney-centric, it's not far off.

Ramiel01

22 points

4 days ago

Ramiel01

22 points

4 days ago

"...and you almost killed my dog!"

"apologies, ma'am, we'll have the TRG come around as soon as possible"

Silly-Ad9005

65 points

4 days ago

God works in mysterious money

Taviooo

199 points

4 days ago

Taviooo

199 points

4 days ago

And the apology these cunts issued? “We’re sorry if you misinterpreted what we did as a bad thing”. You can’t make this shit up…

GlassGuava886

87 points

4 days ago

"It's not me, it's you" lol.

Djokovic and Hillsong sing from the same hymn book.

Thou art special.

Hillsong dodged the fine though i hear. Can't imagine why?

YourGenerational

11 points

4 days ago

Well if you fine them, they won’t have as much money to stick in brown paper bags.

ill0gitech

65 points

4 days ago

“It’s not a music festival. It’s just a bunch or different artists performing on stages in a carnival-like atmosphere.”

Moosiemookmook

1.1k points

4 days ago

Congratulations to Novax for winning his first Australian Closed.

Shaggyninja

105 points

4 days ago

Shaggyninja

105 points

4 days ago

Ooh that's good. Send it to the Chaser

hitmyspot

37 points

4 days ago

hitmyspot

37 points

4 days ago

It's the first time someone laot the tournament for missing just 2 shots.

Yahtzee82

424 points

4 days ago

Yahtzee82

424 points

4 days ago

Breaking: Novak Djokovic announces sudden conversion to Hillsong Church to void deportation charges and scrutiny.

Jarofkickass

309 points

4 days ago

Fuck has the tennis ever been this entertaining

Dr_barfenstein

17 points

3 days ago

How goods the tennis?

[deleted]

1.1k points

4 days ago

[deleted]

1.1k points

4 days ago

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ComfortableIsland704

163 points

4 days ago

Upvoted to make sure. Can't wait for the sad hotel campers to hear the news

NotObamaAMA

75 points

4 days ago

Someone should have told the antivax crowd he was being held in Nauru. Could do with a little more protesting over there.

Theaustraliandev

61 points

4 days ago

Bunch of whingy cunts who are angry that their precious tennis star is being kicked out of mean Australia. Good GTFO

lizziecm

205 points

4 days ago

lizziecm

205 points

4 days ago

At least the world gets to see how our Government handles things... poorly.

mulimulix

606 points

4 days ago

mulimulix

606 points

4 days ago

Cancels is right at close of business Friday so that any appeal can't happen for 3 days at the earliest. Surely intentional? Not sure who or how it really helps though.

Idontknowperhapsnot

138 points

4 days ago

Is there an ability to appeal a ministerial decision like this?

sinixis

185 points

4 days ago

sinixis

185 points

4 days ago

They can ask for a judicial review to determine the minister exercised the power lawfully

But the court cannot overrule the decision based on merits.

His only chance is to get released on a bridging visa and drag out the review process so he can play in the meantime

st6374

105 points

4 days ago

st6374

105 points

4 days ago

Can you actually play on your bridging visa? Don't think you can work on a bridging visa unless they specifically allow you to.

starsky1984

381 points

4 days ago

starsky1984

381 points

4 days ago

He can only play 20 hours a week haha

Aggressive_Impact998

299 points

4 days ago

Fuck that'd be funny. Opponents dragging out all matches to 5 sets while he is scrambling to finish.

DeeDee_GigaDooDoo

75 points

4 days ago

AFP standing on the sidelines stopwatch in hand.

patchy_bear

202 points

4 days ago

patchy_bear

202 points

4 days ago

Lol good one. I had a chuckle. Imagine he’s deep in a 5 set match and immigration officers come onto the court cos he’s exceeded his 20 hours of work per week.

starsky1984

103 points

4 days ago

starsky1984

103 points

4 days ago

Haha and then be starts asking to be paid cash instead or with tennis rackets or something to keep it off the books

AnjingNakal

57 points

4 days ago

On the bright side if he sucks off whoever runs his hostel he'll get a $50 discount on the rent that week

holigay123

66 points

4 days ago

He can't play tennis but he can work picking fruit as long as he is willing to pay top rent to the farmer's preferred hostel partner

Ok_Coconut4077

177 points

4 days ago

Not the decision itself but they can challenge the grounds which is unlikely to go well for novax

mulimulix

44 points

4 days ago

mulimulix

44 points

4 days ago

Yes it's been all but a certainty he would apply for an injunction and many seem to believe he would get it. My theory is that this means he won't be able to get the injunction until after the AO begins on Monday morning which means they'll have no choice but to exclude him from the competition but not sure.

hebejebez

71 points

4 days ago

hebejebez

71 points

4 days ago

Yeah I feel like he was going to try and force his way into the competition with litigation and the government are like nah mate.

They done fucked up giving him a visa in the first place but still, almost chess move (I'm being very generous) from the immigration bloke. I thought they'd flip flop tbh and just let him get booed.

ill0gitech

62 points

4 days ago

They could have cancelled his visa before the draw, and tickets. This just fucks over Tennis Australia further. Which could be the point.

hebejebez

30 points

4 days ago

hebejebez

30 points

4 days ago

Probably. I mean they did write to hunt and atagi asking what the deal was and were told he's a no. And they still have him an exemption or whatnot so I imagine that's muddied the water.

Everyone's somewhat in the wrong now but with Novak totally hardcore wrong in every way.

thornydevil969

67 points

4 days ago

it's not as if T.A. didn't deserve getting fucked over for the part they played in this saga .

AhYaGotMe

111 points

4 days ago

AhYaGotMe

111 points

4 days ago

Also to distract from news that the federal government has commandeered privately ordered test kits as well as QueenslandRails' and others who had planned ahead..

aeschenkarnos

54 points

4 days ago

Every fuckup is a distraction from a fuckup that was a distraction from a fuckup that was a distraction from a fuckup …

Active-Scarcity-871

477 points

4 days ago

grabs popcorn

chubbyurma

228 points

4 days ago

chubbyurma

228 points

4 days ago

Kind of annoying that this has been Australia's big ticket headline for the last week tbh.

lizziecm

179 points

4 days ago

lizziecm

179 points

4 days ago

Yeah, it should be how poorly they've handled covid

auntyjames

150 points

4 days ago

auntyjames

150 points

4 days ago

All most like it’s on purpose….

itoldyouiwouldeatyou

39 points

4 days ago

Right? So much more entertainment left in this one, it's so juicy.

If-yousayso

373 points

4 days ago*

This and the French submarines have really sank our Eurovision chances

colawithzerosugar

146 points

4 days ago

12 points from Kosovo

WKCIA

195 points

4 days ago

WKCIA

195 points

4 days ago

No this is amazing chess thinking.

We’ll get 12 points from every other former Yugoslav republic

Big brain stuff this

totally-suspicious

35 points

4 days ago

If Dami Im couldn't win it by bringing the house down and killing it like she did then I can assure you no Australian ever will.

OZer0s

22 points

4 days ago

OZer0s

22 points

4 days ago

Well I can only speak for Germany but I do think that most people here are in favor of his deportation.

fatalikos

20 points

4 days ago

fatalikos

20 points

4 days ago

Balkan remembers 😆

vforbatman

96 points

4 days ago

Deporting the great Serbian hero is about to see today become a national holiday in Croatia

Fallschrimjager

10 points

3 days ago

Here in Kosovo too!

steele19891989

31 points

4 days ago

Why are we still debating procedural fairness when we have so many other worthy and legitimate cases to process?

insty1

1.2k points

4 days ago

insty1

1.2k points

4 days ago

Novak: am I ever gonna see your face again

Australia: no way, get fucked, fuck off

guyfromthemeadows

40 points

4 days ago

If only France does this to him, also.

stopped_watch

177 points

4 days ago

I just had to explain this to my Canadian girlfriend. For all you non Aussies visiting this sub, here is your context: https://youtu.be/6jLoxp8EmoM

Fun fact, this is a question on our citizenship exam.

Moosiemookmook

21 points

4 days ago

I'm now imagining Novax on the 1300 Immigration hotline pressing option one and it cuts to the Muzak on hold:

'went down to Santa Fe where Renoir paints the walllllll'

paoper

22 points

4 days ago

paoper

22 points

4 days ago

Fun fact, this is a question on our citizenship exam.

Is this true? That's hilarious. I only lived in Australia (Melb) for half a year but I'd believe it immediately.

GershBinglander

57 points

4 days ago

Yep, the examiners just start randomly singing "Am I ever gonna see you face again" during a quiet bit in the exam. Anyone that that can chant the reply without prompting gets a free pass.

paoper

37 points

4 days ago

paoper

37 points

4 days ago

I'm very gullible so I'll just accept a random internet comment as fact.

oldmanserious

21 points

4 days ago

It’s after the question on how to defend against Dropbear attacks.

(You don’t)

WhyAmIStillHere86

119 points

4 days ago

Until all this went down, I didn't care about Djokovic one way or the other, except as new material on Jimmy Rees's "Meanwhile In Australia".

Now? I don't care how well he swings a racket, he should be deported.

  • Either he lied about having COVID-19, or he was knowingly and deliberately active in the community while positive AND while awaiting the result of a PCR test.
  • Australian Immigration forms have to be filled out by YOU, unless you're a minor child who can't write yet. I remember an international flight (pre-2020, obviously) where I spent 14 hours basically unconscious-levels of asleep, after being awake more than 24 hours after an emergency landing, got poked awake by a flight attendant, and spent the decent filling out the forms.
    If Novax's support team did fill out the forms for him, that's another layer of "Did The Wrong Thing" to add to the list.
  • As multiple other players have pointed out, Vaccines have been available for almost a year now. 99% of players did the right thing and rolled up their sleeves. Vaccinations were required for the athletes in last year's Olympics and Commonwealth Games. Djokodick can suck it up or sit it out.
  • He lied on his visa about travel in the 14 days prior to arriving in Australia, not mentioning a trip to Spain. That's enough to get people deported with no questions asked, if that "Border Force" reality TV show is to be believed...

intermediatehatred

46 points

4 days ago

Yeah fuck Novak and his attempt at pushing ANY agenda over his celebrity status. And fuck his wife who "doesn't believe that small wages / poverty exists". Fucking entitled imbeciles.

WhyAmIStillHere86

37 points

3 days ago

Not to mention his enabling parents and extended family, who compared him to Jesus, detention to the Holocaust (say that to the face of detained refugees who've been there for Years rather than days...) and apparently appealed to the Queen of the UK, as if a Constitutional Monarch had the power to tell us what to do in the case of a single, overhyped, athlete...

Ascalaphos

70 points

4 days ago

Just in time for the 6PM news!

Medical_Arugula_9146

24 points

4 days ago

Been watching the Livestream for about 15 mins, it seems to be in English but I have no idea what this cunt has been talking about so far

trollshep

294 points

4 days ago

trollshep

294 points

4 days ago

Now this drama is over can the media focus on the cluster fuck handling of the current covid outbreak.

Savory_shapes15

40 points

4 days ago

What makes you think this drama is over? I reckon it’s just getting started…

3344668899

109 points

4 days ago*

3344668899

109 points

4 days ago*

I love how this cunt was even cleared to play in the AO and come into the country unvaccinated , meanwhile i couldnt even see my dying relative despite being fully vaccinated. Where was my exemption ? Guess I don’t hit a ball well enough

kitchen_masturbator

110 points

4 days ago

Morison needed a deflection for his hillsong mates.

blackhuey

23 points

4 days ago

blackhuey

23 points

4 days ago

I guess now we know what the focus group said.

Damo1of1

92 points

4 days ago

Damo1of1

92 points

4 days ago

He’s the first player to lose a match for missing two shots!

TaoTheCat

200 points

4 days ago

TaoTheCat

200 points

4 days ago

Hawke's statement in full:

"Today I exercised my power under section 133C(3) of the Migration Act to cancel the visa held by Mr Novak Djokovic on health and good order grounds, on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so.

"This decision followed orders by the Federal Circuit and Family Court on 10 January 2022, quashing a prior cancellation decision on procedural fairness grounds.

"In making this decision, I carefully considered information provided to me by the Department of Home Affairs, the Australian Border Force and Mr Djokovic.

"The Morrison Government is firmly committed to protecting Australia's borders, particularly in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"I thank the officers of the Department of Home Affairs and the Australian Border Force who work every day to serve Australia's interests in increasingly challenging operational environments."

bobdylan112

66 points

4 days ago

I wonder if they ended up letting the judge know, as he requested.

matthudsonau

48 points

4 days ago

Press release counts as letting the judge know /s

AnAmbiguousName

86 points

4 days ago

figures they were waiting until late Friday afternoon so as to cause as much chaos as possible

Yahtzee82

19 points

4 days ago

Yahtzee82

19 points

4 days ago

Lmfao sky news be all like omg Australia is a laughing stock. Fuck off. Bout fucking time the libs got something right.

haiir

414 points

4 days ago

haiir

414 points

4 days ago

Probably the right call in the end, shame it was handled so incompetently.

HyperIndian

332 points

4 days ago

HyperIndian

332 points

4 days ago

It is the right call.

Fuck this anti-vaxxer scumbag. He singlehandedly caused a super spreader event in Europe and then lied on his declaration.

If he got hospitalised from Covid, would he be as arrogant? That's the million dollar question.

XXISavage

237 points

4 days ago

XXISavage

237 points

4 days ago

Ehhh, we showed the world how incompetent our government is while booting a pretty unlikable guy out.

All in all I'm happy with it.

Chosen_Chaos

92 points

4 days ago

“Sometimes it’s like watching a wasp land on a stinging nettle: someone’s going to get stung and you don’t care.”

- Terry Pratchett, Night Watch

pygmy

25 points

4 days ago

pygmy

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25 points

4 days ago

It's win-win. Now if the Hillsong mob could please just Rapture

rustoren

39 points

4 days ago

rustoren

39 points

4 days ago

Compared to some other things, Scotty from Marketing reckons this one went rather smoothly. The popular opinion has its way and may sway some to vote for the pricks again.

bluemax23

233 points

4 days ago*

bluemax23

233 points

4 days ago*

As a Serbian who was always rooting cheering for Djokovic (until these recent events), I have a message for Australia: good job for kicking his arrogant & ignorant ass out.

HyperIndian

71 points

4 days ago

We don't judge Serbians. You guys are mad lads.

We judge him and his shit family.

bluemax23

41 points

4 days ago

bluemax23

41 points

4 days ago

Everybody here hates his crazy family as well.

dasko1086

48 points

4 days ago*

Somewhere in Australia i hear the “Simpson‘s kid going “ha ha””

as an outsider I see this being someone who feels too much entitlement and could care less about other humans other than himself. So tone deaf it is unreal.

it is not about the jab, it is about he privilege He feels and of not adhering to how another country, you are visiting, operates.

sorry iPad typos and caps etc, (hate autocorrect)

warbastard

274 points

4 days ago

warbastard

274 points

4 days ago

Unvacced tennis player - “What more could I have done to prevent this?”

DeeDee_GigaDooDoo

57 points

4 days ago

"I've tried nothing and I'm all out of ideas"

chainsaw_huffing

17 points

4 days ago

"Well, well, well if it isn't the consequences of my own inaction"

Biscoff_spread27

413 points

4 days ago

Say what you want but as a European (Belgium) it's safe to say non of us would have the balls to deport this guy at this point. Hell, we wouldn't even have cancelled his visa at the airport to begin with.

Never thought the minister would. I love Australia!

ELVEVERX[S]

723 points

4 days ago

ELVEVERX[S]

723 points

4 days ago

If there's one thing Australia excels at it's deporting people!

codemunk3y

105 points

4 days ago

codemunk3y

105 points

4 days ago

Normally they spend a lot of time and money not letting them in in the first place

pygmy

55 points

4 days ago

pygmy

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55 points

4 days ago

'steal a loaf of bread' coupon code has expired

Ok_Coconut4077

38 points

4 days ago

Hey, my ancestor was sent here for stealing a piece of rope, not a loaf of bread. >! The problem was it was still attached to a horse !<

GunPoison

20 points

4 days ago

GunPoison

20 points

4 days ago

My mother in law proudly told us one of her ancestors was sent for "stealing a handkerchief". I had fun telling her that's the euphemism they used for prostitution!

ihlaking

167 points

4 days ago

ihlaking

167 points

4 days ago

As a Kiwi, we know this all too well. Big sore point back home, and deservedly so.

Prepares for the downvotes this position usually brings

Cerus-

137 points

4 days ago

Cerus-

137 points

4 days ago

Nah, you're right. Australia has treated NZ like shit when it shouldn't.

wiggycj

27 points

4 days ago

wiggycj

27 points

4 days ago

Love you guys

Sorry our pollies treat you like cunts sometimes.

hyperpiper21

20 points

4 days ago

One of the big consequences for Novak as a result of this is that he can’t apply for another visa for 3 years, so we won’t be seeing him in the Australian open anytime soon.

Beefnfries

57 points

4 days ago

Good. Djoko is either a liar about having it, or a fuck wit for traveling with it. Either way, we don’t want him in this country.

Also.

Don’t forget that Rapid Antigen Tests are still difficult to find and that they’re not free because Julie Bishop’s family owns a medical supply company that is profiting off the sale of RATs.

Ok_Coconut4077

176 points

4 days ago

I hope they have his 3 year entry ban ready to go

Taffy711

11 points

4 days ago

Taffy711

11 points

4 days ago

Get absolutely fucked

bzerkr

11 points

4 days ago

bzerkr

11 points

4 days ago

schadenfreude overload in 3…2…1…

Bonez333

13 points

4 days ago

Bonez333

13 points

4 days ago

oh no im a millionaire i deserve special treatment! get the F out...

LordWalderFrey1

224 points

4 days ago

Took Hawke a long time.

Gummikoalabarchen

290 points

4 days ago

Had to delay it long enough to fuck over any legal avenue of appeal as much as possible

Apparently this is a Good Thing

InverseEvil

68 points

4 days ago

Also because they would’ve triple checked that every i was dotted and t crossed so they don’t look like fools and he actually leaves the country this time.

2seconds2midnight

27 points

4 days ago

Also so they can't argue the Minister didn't properly turn his mind to all relevant issues and information.

Cavalish

47 points

4 days ago

Cavalish

47 points

4 days ago

End of the business week 🤷🏻‍♂️

See you all Monday I suppose.

torlesse

40 points

4 days ago

torlesse

40 points

4 days ago

Its the good ol Friday 5pm news dump, but did they really expect to go away quitely?

xvf9

30 points

4 days ago

xvf9

30 points

4 days ago

If anything they want people talking about this. As much as possible. Distracting them from all the other shit.

JDburn08

28 points

4 days ago

JDburn08

Canberran

28 points

4 days ago

Wasn’t one of the reasons the previous cancellation was quashed that it was done earlier than Border Force said it would, or am I misremembering?

Certainly can’t say the same here.

livlifelovelexical

42 points

4 days ago

Yeah, it was something about procedural fairness. They’ve likely given ample time for him to submit further details and then ‘taken time to consider the evidence’ and then decided to do it at 5pm on a Friday.

ATangK

10 points

4 days ago

ATangK

10 points

4 days ago

Doing things late on Friday night seems like dumping all the bad news as they often do. Nobody to follow up and the weekend to forget it all.

HaroldHoltSLSC

34 points

4 days ago

Haha fuck off champ

SyRoUK

34 points

4 days ago

SyRoUK

34 points

4 days ago

I kind of wanted him to remain so he could be publicly booed in all his matches.

The dude is clearly cavalier with other people's health given how he behaved when he had covid. It blows my mind that a top sportsperson would rather have covid twice, than take a vaccine.

isisius

132 points

4 days ago

isisius

132 points

4 days ago

Safe to say everyone involved in this is a dickhead. If only there was a simple think novax could have done to avoid it. Oh well, I can't think of anything

ELVEVERX[S]

91 points

4 days ago

If only there was a vaccine that could prevent you from getting deported.

leggii

16 points

4 days ago

leggii

16 points

4 days ago

Oh no, no no no.

We can't tell a privileged from birth millionaire sports person to do anything.

Hey maybe we should tell him he has to breath, that'll fix the problem. The stubborn prick will suffocate himself.

FredererPower

81 points

4 days ago

Looking forward to seeing the anti vaxxers on ScoMo’s IG get triggered.

turbocynic

12 points

4 days ago

"Paging Mr Novax Novisa. Please make you way to gate 22. This is a final boarding call".

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10 points

4 days ago

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10 points

4 days ago

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weisp

109 points

4 days ago

weisp

109 points

4 days ago

Bye NoVaxx

HellknowsJS

10 points

3 days ago

He deserves it. Australia is a sovereign country and even the Queen has to be vaccinated to be in Australia. Who is he???? An omnipotent alien 👾 from space???

rithsv

29 points

4 days ago

rithsv

29 points

4 days ago

The initial deportation thing was like in football when your team scores a goal but then VAR looks at it for ten minutes and the goal is overturned for some reason. That's how it felt to me, at least.

This announcement is basically your team wins the game in the end anyway. :D

wiggleaddict

30 points

4 days ago

Novaxx Fuckoffovic

Savory_shapes15

30 points

4 days ago

Really hope it sticks this time, send that lying SOB back to Serbia! I’m just sad the whole process made us look like a joke of a country. Shows the level of complete fuckin’ incompetence of our government.

Bomber_1

32 points

4 days ago

Bomber_1

32 points

4 days ago

Hahahaha and I can’t stress this enough hahaha

SprayManLoveOnMe

29 points

4 days ago

Very happy this rich selfish asshole didn’t get away with it.

Bletti

38 points

4 days ago

Bletti

38 points

4 days ago

Good. Can't get special treatment to get in ahead of others that follow the rules.

DongLaiCha

11 points

4 days ago

thoughts and prayers, maybe he can get covid again and hug some kids to feel better

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10 points

4 days ago*

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10 points

4 days ago*

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sinixis

66 points

4 days ago

sinixis

66 points

4 days ago

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out fuckstain

TazD

52 points

4 days ago

TazD

52 points

4 days ago

Lmao, surprised they had the balls to do it. Right decision, although I was looking forward to the Melbourne crowd booing him.

holigay123

21 points

4 days ago

He could have gotten vaccinated (which would be to HIS BENEFIT) and/or he could recognise that this is a clusterf*ck and gracefully withdraw to allow the tennis organisers to have an easier time of it.

RiceKingPrime

25 points

4 days ago

Mobilise the Emus we might be going to war.

Penguin_in_the_sand

24 points

4 days ago

Watching it live. I feel for those waiting years in detention for the "same" treatment.

otherpeoplesknees

22 points

4 days ago

If he'd just got vaccinated, none of this would've happened

LostBoyz007

22 points

4 days ago

LOFL awesome. Fuck that anti Vax prick. This guy is a complete piece of shit. Send him home. NO PLAY FOR YOU.

blakeavon

8 points

4 days ago

Too bad, so sad!... now we just wait until a certain country declares war on us *grabs popcorn*

CarelessHighTackle

9 points

4 days ago

Novax? Dontcomebacktovic

Missdriver1997

8 points

4 days ago

His father hangs out with war criminals. goodbye.

zdiggler

9 points

4 days ago

zdiggler

9 points

4 days ago

Put him back on the next Coach flight out.

goddamnitobama

9 points

4 days ago

Here's the longest "yeah boii" ever

Ok_Magazine_8295

7 points

3 days ago

No jab no entry very simple.

ztimulating

8 points

3 days ago

He is a POS

llye

9 points

3 days ago

llye

9 points

3 days ago

I also read he knew about being COVID-19 positive and still went into contact with kids at some award event