The government said changes to the Australian Citizenship Act would be introduced to parliament on Wednesday. The new laws could be applied to up to half of the 120 Australians fighting in the Middle East with Islamic State (IS), said Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Australia's citizenship test previously focused on knowledge of the nation's history and political system, and gave applicants unlimited chances to pass. The proposed change would limit test-takers to three tries and bar citizenship for anyone with a history of domestic violence.
According to section 10 (2) Australian Citizenship Act 1948 (Cth), one is a citizen of Australia by birth if: a) One parent was a citizen or a permanent resident at the time of birth; or b) If one is ordinarily resident in Australia for ten years since the date of birth.
Prospective Australian citizens will need to have fluent English, four years of residency, Australian values, and a demonstrated capacity to integrate as part of an ...
Australian government on Thursday announced that they were bringing in reforms to strengthen Australian citizenship by ... Australian values, respected laws ...
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No. 21, 2007 . An Act to provide for transitional and consequential matters relating to the enactment of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007, and for other purposes