Category Archive: Citizenship

Feb 15 2018

Australian Citizenship for a Person Born in Australia

Australian Citizenship for a person born before 26 January 1949.

In most circumstances if a British subject was born in Australia before 26 January 1949, they automatically became an Australian citizen on 26 January 1949, unless their father was a foreign diplomat.

Australian Citizenship for a person born between 26 January 1949 and 19 August 1986.

In most circumstances if a person was born in Australia between 26 January 1949 and 19 August 1986, they are Australian citizens by birth unless their father was a foreign diplomat.

Australian Citizenship for a person born on or after 20 August 1986.

A person born in Australia on or after 20 August 1986, became an Australian citizen at birth if at least one of the parents was an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia.
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Feb 14 2018

Australian Citizenship Residence Requirements from July 2018

New Changes to Australian Citizenship Residence Requirements from July 2018

Subject to the passage of legislation in 2018:

New requirements for Australian citizenship will come into effect on 1 July 2018, and applicants may be affected, depending on their date of application.

If you apply before 1 July 2018 (subject to the passage of legislation), your application will be assessed against the current eligibility criteria.
If you apply on or after 1 July 2018 (subject to the passage of legislation), your application will be assessed against the new requirements.

The Changes Include

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Dec 12 2017

Australian Citizenship by Birth

Australian Citizenship by Birth

Children born in Australia automatically acquire Australian citizenship if at least one parent is an Australian citizen or permanent resident at the time of the child’s birth.

Children born in Australia where neither parent is an Australian citizen or permanent resident, at the time of the child’s birth, are NOT normally eligible for Australian Citizenship.

Australian Citizenship by Descent

An application for Australian citizenship by descent can be made for a child who is born outside Australia, and at least one of the parents had been an Australian citizen at the time of birth.

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Aug 24 2017

Dual Citizenship Political Crisis: Court Delays Hearing to October 2017

Court Hearing on the Dual Citizenship Political Crisis Deferred to October 2017

The hearing at Brisbane court in the Dual Citizenship cases for various Australian Politicians has been deferred to be heard in Canberra on October 10-12 2017.

Aug 16 2017

Labor MP’s who may be Dual Citizens

A few Labor Members of Parliament are being questioned over Possible Dual Citizenship problems.

The problems with Australian Members of Parliament, unknowingly or knowingly, holding dual citizenship is being delved into further with more possible MP’s being questioned about their current status.
The latest four to be asked about this are: Tony Zappia, born in Italy, with Italian Citizenship, Maria Vamvakinou born in Greece with Greek Citizenship, Justine Keay, born in Australia but with a British father and Susan Lamb, born in Australia but with British father.

Aug 14 2017

Is the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia a New Zealand Citizen

Barnaby Joyce is the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.
Barnaby Joyce was born on 17 April 1967, in Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia.
His father was a British Subject, born 1927 in New Zealand, and moving to Australia in 1947, as a British Subject, not a New Zealand citizen.

Aug 10 2017

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment 2017 – Second Reading

2017 Proposed Residence Requirement for Citizenship:

  • Four Years on a Permanent Resident Visa

Jul 28 2017

Matt Canavan, QLD Senator resigns over Dual Citizenship

Matt Canavan, the Cabinet Resources Minister, and Liberal Party Senator for Qld, has quit his Cabinet position after being told that he is an Italian citizen.

Jul 28 2017

Tony Abbott proves he’s ONLY an Australian

Tony Abbott renounced his UK citizenship in October 1993, before he was first elected into the Australian Parliament.

Jul 19 2017

Foreign Born Australian Federal Politicians

Birthplaces of 25 Overseas Born Australian Federal Politicians

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