Border Force examining Novak Djokovic ‘issue’ in new Australian Open entry twist

Border Force examining Novak Djokovic ‘issue’ in new Australian Open entry twist

Confirming that fully vaccinated eligible visa holders could travel into the country without needing an exemption, she added: “If an arriving individual is not vaccinated, they must provide acceptable proof that they cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons to be able to access the same travel arrangement as fully vaccinated travellers.

“Australian Border Force will continue to ensure that those who arrive at our border comply with our strict border requirements.

“No individual competing at the Australian Open will be afforded any special treatment.”

Tennis Australia chief and Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said on Wednesday that Djokovic had not been given any special treatment, with all applications for an exemption made anonymously.

Published at Wed, 05 Jan 2022 08:18:00 +0000