HOW TO GET AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP?
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Australia is such a vast country that you can spend all your holidays exploring it. Domestic travel has it all from rain-forests, beaches, to ski-resorts and stunning ancient landscapes. Also, Australians pride themselves on perfecting a work-life balance. With a strong economy and low unemployment rate (around 5%) Australia is a good place to find a new job.
Why is Australian citizenship important?
Since the introduction of Australian citizenship in 1949, over 4 million migrants have become Australian citizens. Today, around 95 per cent of the country’s population hold citizenship and a further 900,000 permanent residents could become citizens if they wish. Becoming an Australian citizen may take some years if you are in the process of emigrating to Australia, but, the journey is well worth the effort.
Gaining Australian citizenship gives you:
- The right to vote
- The right to apply for an Australian passport
- The right to enter Australia without a visa for Australia (provided you have your Australian passport on you)
- The right to participate in specific visa programmes with countries around the world
- The right to stand for election in Australian governments
- The right to work for the public service
- The right to serve Australia in the army,navy and air force
- The right to have your overseas-born children registered as Australian citizens
- The opportunity to have children born as Australian citizens if born on-shore
- The right to Australian diplomatic or consular protection when overseas
- Exemption from being deported from Australia unless you obtained your citizenship by illegal means
- The opportunity to become absolutely a part of the Australian community.
- Birthplace and nationality
- Birth parents
- Spouse/de facto being an Australian citizen; AND
- Emigrating to Australia.
- Conferral – General eligibility; AND
- Conferral – Other situations.
- Conferral – General Eligibility (tested)
A resource book, Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond, has been produced by the Australian Government to give more information about the test, and it has been translated into 37 community languages to assist people to study.
- People aged under 18 years
- People aged 60 years or over OR suffering from a permanent or substantial loss of hearing, speech or sight
- People who have a permanent physical or mental incapacity to understand the nature of the test
- People born to a former Australian citizen overseas
- People born in Papua before 16 September 1975 and at the time had an Australian-born parent.