Michael Barnett OAM issues Kirralie Smith an apology

Michael Barnett won an order of Australia medal in the Australia Day list of 2023 for “service to the LGBTQI community.”

On the 11th December 2023 he posted this on his X account.

On 10 July 20232, I tweeted about Ms Kirralie Smith. I used language that I accept was wrong and inappropriate, and I withdraw it without reservation. I apologise to Ms Smith for any harm caused to her by my tweet.