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Canberra doctor returns OAM in protest against Margaret Court 2021 Australia Day honour – ABC News

Clara Tuck Meng Soo is returning her Order of Australia Medal in protest against the awarding of the nation’s highest honour to tennis great Margaret Court.

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A Canberra doctor has handed back her Order of Australia Medal in protest against the awarding of the nation’s highest honour to tennis great Margaret Court.

  • Clara Tuck Meng Soo was awarded an OAM in 2016
  • She is returning her award in protest against Margaret Court’s honour
  • Dr Soo says Ms Court’s statements and actions promote discrimination

The decision to promote Ms Court from an Officer of the Order of Australia to a Companion has already come under fire from two state premiers and LGBT groups…

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