Find information about Australian citizenship including applying for citizenship, eligibility requirements, dual citizenship and how to obtain proof of citizenship.
Citizenship pathways and processes. Pathways to becoming an Australian citizen, how to resume citizenship, your citizenship test and ceremony. What's new. Update on the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017.
Australian nationality law determines who is and who is not an Australian citizen. The status of Australian nationality or Australian citizenship was created by the Nationality and Citizenship Act 1948, (in 1973 renamed the Australian Citizenship Act 1948) which came into force on 26 January 1949.
Citizen applicants will need to face an English test and commit to embracing Australian values under tough new rules.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tightened Australian citizenship rules in a further crackdown on immigration as his government seeks to boost its flagging popularity.
The Australian government unveiled sweeping new citizenship rules this week that require applicants to live here for at least four years, speak English fluently and conform to "Australian values."
Australian citizenship. Being an Australian citizen means you can say, ‘I am Australian.’ Making Australia a permanent home is the goal of many of Melbourne’s migrants and comes with many privileges and responsibilities.
Turnbull government to overhaul citizenship test, ... similar questions surrounding Australia and you could be on your way to passing the Australian citizenship quiz.
Citizenship by conferral means to be given citizenship. Eligibility - check whether you meet the eligibility criteria to become an Australian citizen, which include that you are a permanent resident, meet the residence requirement and are of good character.
Political editor Chris Uhlmann discusses what the new Australian citizenship test says about Malcolm Turnbull's leadership. A more stringent English language test will also be introduced, which will include "reading, writing and listening" components.