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Australian Citizenship Residency Requirement

Australian Citizenship Residency Requirement

Residence Requirement The Department of Immigration consider the amount of time you have lived in Australia in the last 4 years. In certain cases, DHA may exempt you from this requirement (see below). Meet the General Residence Requirement At the time you apply you...
Australian Citizenship

Australian Citizenship

There are several circumstances that affect how a person can become an Australian citizen: Birthplace and nationality; Birth parents; Spouse/de facto being an Australian citizen; AND Emigrating to Australia. Australian migrants have two options for their pathway to...
Potential Australian Citizenship Changes

Potential Australian Citizenship Changes

The Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017 is set to make a comeback. The Bill has been assigned a ‘‘priority status’ by previous Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton’s...

Australian Citizenship Changes – Again!

On 20 April 2017, the Australian Government announced a series of changes to the Australian citizenship requirements. After the legislation necessary to implement these changes was introduced into Parliament it became clear that the government would not receive...