Newcastle male-only Adamstown tennis club faces eviction over sex discrimination

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated June 25 2019 - 1:13am, first published June 24 2019 - 7:00pm
LOCKED OUT: Emma Pollock outside Adamstown Rosebud Tennis Club on Monday. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

City of Newcastle has threatened to kick a male-only tennis club off its courts unless it opens up its membership to women.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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