He does not argue that Djokovic, who says he caught Covid-19 last month, has a medical reason for not being vaccinated, and concedes that he is a "person of good standing and is known for his philanthropic efforts".
So why does Hawke say he cancelled Djokovic's visa?
And why does he want to deport world's number one men's tennis player -- days before the Australian Open starts Monday?
Here are the key reasons the minister gave in a written document released by the Federal Court hearing on Djokovic's appeal:
Djokovic's presence in Australia "may foster anti-vaccination sentiment", Hawke said, adding that the player had publicly voiced his opposition to being vaccinated.