Open Letter: Australian Honours Recipients Who Object To The Further Elevation Of Margaret Court

We are recipients of honours in the Order of Australia who are concerned that
  • having already been made an Officer in the Order for her contribution to sport, Margaret Court has received an additional honour
  • this additional honour comes after years of attacks on the rights and dignity of LGBTIQ+ Australians
  • these attacks have been divisive and harmful, and have diminished our nation rather than made it more equitable and inclusive
  • worthy honours recipients like Dr Clara Tuck Meng Soo feel so dishonoured by Margaret Court's addition award they have returned theirs

We call on the Governor-General and the Council of the Order of Australia to immediately review the honours system so that equity and inclusion are key values in determining recipients and so that worthy recipients like Dr Soo feel able to retain their honours.

Who's signing

Alana Jarvis
Adisti Adityaputri
Caz Bowman
Rosemary Morrow
Kateena Vogel
sandra marshall
Tony Sandaver
Phillip Burns
Claire Kamber
Marian Smedley
David Purnell
Wilma Davidson
Kerry Laws
Rochelle Craig
Julie Gunther
Sarah Reilly
Ben Passehl
Kate Maxwell
Wayne Chilver
Geoffrey ian Harrison
Jay Nguyen
Clinton Groom
Alain MIllett
Ricki Coughlan
Janine Sanders
Luke Hodgson
Timothy mountain
Amanda Fogarty
geraldine cox
Paula Beattie
140 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Alana Jarvis
    signed 2021-01-26 12:17:43 +1100
  • Adisti Adityaputri
    signed 2021-01-26 11:44:33 +1100
  • Caz Bowman
    signed 2021-01-26 11:38:40 +1100
  • Rosemary Morrow
    signed 2021-01-26 11:26:59 +1100
  • Kateena Vogel
    signed 2021-01-26 11:15:39 +1100
  • sandra marshall
    signed 2021-01-26 10:21:34 +1100
  • Tony Sandaver
    signed 2021-01-26 10:09:18 +1100
  • Phillip Burns
    signed 2021-01-26 09:30:40 +1100
  • Claire Kamber
    signed 2021-01-26 09:04:45 +1100
  • Marian Smedley
    signed via 2021-01-26 08:56:05 +1100
  • David Purnell
    signed 2021-01-26 08:25:37 +1100
  • Wilma Davidson
    signed 2021-01-26 07:38:18 +1100
  • Kerry Laws
    signed 2021-01-26 07:21:34 +1100
  • Rochelle Craig
    signed 2021-01-26 01:04:45 +1100
  • Julie Gunther
    signed 2021-01-26 00:45:37 +1100
  • Sarah Reilly
    signed 2021-01-26 00:20:20 +1100
  • Ben Passehl
    signed 2021-01-26 00:02:52 +1100
  • Kate Maxwell
    signed 2021-01-25 23:46:11 +1100
  • Wayne Chilver
    signed 2021-01-25 22:37:25 +1100
  • Geoffrey ian Harrison
    signed 2021-01-25 22:31:13 +1100
  • Jay Nguyen
    signed 2021-01-25 22:20:31 +1100
  • Clinton Groom
    signed 2021-01-25 22:12:37 +1100
  • Alain MIllett
    signed 2021-01-25 21:53:37 +1100
  • Ricki Coughlan
    signed 2021-01-25 21:48:41 +1100
  • Janine Sanders
    signed 2021-01-25 21:43:23 +1100
  • Luke Hodgson
    signed 2021-01-25 21:30:59 +1100
  • Timothy mountain
    signed 2021-01-25 21:20:40 +1100
  • Amanda Fogarty
    signed 2021-01-25 21:19:28 +1100
  • geraldine cox
    signed 2021-01-25 21:18:51 +1100
  • Paula Beattie
    signed via 2021-01-25 21:17:07 +1100

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