This is a compilation of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 July 2016 (the compilation date). The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.
The Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017 was released today in the House of Representatives.
The Law Council of Australia has slammed the government’s proposal and the Greens senator Nick McKim says the legislation will “radically redefine citizenship” and destabilise thousands of families.
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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 ...
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.
Australian Citizenship Law The Australian Citizenship Act 2007 sets out the requirements for the recognition and granting of Australian citizenship. Persons born in the country will automatically be Australian citizens by birth only if one parent is an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
The government has introduced legislation to reform Australia’s citizenship regime, under the guise of strengthening the integrity of citizenship. The bill, if ...