Margaret Court

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More than $500k in jobkeeper given to Margaret Court’s Pentecostal church
Federal government payments to Victory Life Centre included $280k in financial year when revenue barely decreased

Ben Butler

10, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Kerry O'Brien rejects Australia Day honour in protest against Margaret Court's award
Broadcaster cites ‘deeply insensitive and divisive decision’ to make Court a Companion of the Order of Australia

Paul Karp

25, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Australia Day honours 2021: Malcolm Turnbull says 'irony' in getting award along with Margaret Court
Tim Cahill, Gai Waterhouse and Craig Foster also recipients, while Kerry O’Brien turns down award in protest against Court’s inclusion

Elias Visontay

25, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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In honouring those who are prejudiced, the Australia Day awards perpetuate bigotry | Ghassan Hage
The government has valorised Margaret Court’s opinions at the nation’s expense because her sporting and political lives can’t be separated

Ghassan Hage

23, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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What is the Order of Australia, who decides the awards and can they be challenged?
Margaret Court’s Australia Day honour is the latest in a series of contentious decisions. Here’s how the process works

Naaman Zhou

22, Jan, 2021 @7:47 AM

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Margaret Court to be honoured on Australia Day, sparking a furious backlash
Victorian premier Daniel Andrews says former tennis champion holds ‘disgraceful’ and ‘hurtful’ views and should not be honoured

Elias Visontay

22, Jan, 2021 @5:10 AM

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Navratilova and McEnroe say sorry but it’s time Margaret Court did the same | Kevin Mitchell
Tennis Australia managed to smooth over the latest controversy surrounding Court yet it is neither they nor the celebrated commentators who should be apologising

Kevin Mitchell

29, Jan, 2020 @11:22 PM

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Badly served: should tennis be celebrating Margaret Court?
The Australian is a legend for her record on the court, but condemned by many – including Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe – for her views on LGBTQ+ rights

Stephen Moss

29, Jan, 2020 @4:24 PM

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Martina Navratilova takes fight on-court for name change to Evonne Goolagong Arena
The former world No 1 was cut off in mid-sentence when she climbed into an empty umpire’s chair at Melbourne Park to push for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed

Kevin Mitchell at Melbourne Park

28, Jan, 2020 @6:23 AM

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John McEnroe slams Margaret Court as the 'crazy aunt' of tennis
McEnroe hits out at controversial Australian legend after her achievements are marked in Melbourne

Kevin Mitchell at Melbourne Park

27, Jan, 2020 @6:26 AM

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Tennis Australia treads warily for Margaret Court’s slam anniversary
The Australian Open is paying tribute to Margaret Court on the 50th anniversary of her calendar year grand slam but disdain for her views is making it a muted celebration

Jonathan Howcroft

24, Jan, 2020 @7:01 PM

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Margaret Court accepts Australian Open invitation to mark 50th anniversary of grand slam sweep
The tennis legend, who has aroused furious opposition with her views on homosexuality, has agreed to attend the Open in January

Staff and agencies

30, Nov, 2019 @2:33 AM

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