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Novak Djokovic held up in Melbourne airport with visa issue after receiving vaccine exemption entry for Australian Open

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Novak Djokovic has landed in Melbourne but is still awaiting permission to enter the country to compete at the Australian Open. His team had applied for a visa that does not allow for medical exemptions. The Victorian government says it will not support the application, putting his fate in the hands of the federal government and Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
11 months ago·Melbourne, Australia

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