23 Feb 2015

Rolf Harris stripped of honours

2:04 pm on 23 February 2015

Rolf Harris has been stripped of his two Australian honours.

Rolf Harris (C) arrives at Southwark Crown Court in central London on 4 July 2014.

Rolf Harris in London in July 2014. Photo: AFP

Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove has announced the termination of Harris' appointments of Officer and Member of the Order of Australia.

In July, Rolf Harris was sentenced in London to almost six years in prison after being found guilty on 12 charges of indecent assault on four victims aged between 8 and 19 between 1969 and 1986.

Earlier this month there were reports Harris had been questioned by British police over further allegations of sexual offences.


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