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Asked in Citizenship and Marriage, Australia, Europe
French boy marrying Australian girl - will he get Australian citizenship?
If the marriage is legally recognised in Australia and she has Australian citizenship then yes you will get Australian citizenship. ...
Asked in Citizenship and Marriage, Australia
Can you become an Australian citizen if your grandfather was born there?
Unless you were born in Australia, you would not be able to automatically obtain citizenship. However, anyone can take the citizenship test to try to obtain citizenship. If your parents were born in Australia but you were born overseas you cna be granted Australian citizenship. ...
Asked in Australia in WW2, Australia
You are an American and your Australian wife had your baby in Australia?
That would give the baby dual citizenship, check with you US cor Australian consulate, ...
If you are on holidays in Australia and have a child is it Australian?
Not necessarily. The child will assume the heritage of his/her parents - where they hold citizenship. ...
Asked in Australia
Can you become Australian at the same time as your child born in Australia while you are permanent resident?
No. Citizenship is not automatically granted to children born in Australia and people do not get automatic citizenship if they have a child in Australia regardless of whether they have a permanent visa or not. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Is serving on a jury a responsibility of Australian citizenship?
Yes, serving on a jury is a responsibility of Australian citizenship. In addition, this question appears on the Australian citizenship test. ...
Asked in Australia
What is an Australian citizen?
An Australian citizen is either someone who was born in Australia and lives here, or someone who has become a naturalised Australian, choosing to become an Australian citizen through a series of programmes and trainings. Australian citizens have the right to vote in federal, state and local elections. If an Australian citizen leaves the country and takes up citizenship in another country, he/she may choose to revoke his Australian citizenship. However, many may choose to retain their Australian citizenship as well as taking on...
Asked in Australia
How could one apply for an Australian citizenship?
It is possible to apply for an Australian citizenship by going online to the official Australian Government website and apply for citizenship through the website. ...
How do you get an Australian passport?
the only way to get an Australian passport is to be born in Australia or to be a naturalised australin citizen. you must have an original copy of your birth certificate or citizenship certificate. ...
Why did the Australian Bureau of Statistics stop publishing the proportion of Australian citizens make up the total population?
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has never published the proportion of Australian citizens making up the total population of Australia, because there has not yet been devised a suitable way to measure it. The concept of "citizenship" in Australia is relatively new, compared to other, longer established countries. The Australian Citizenship Act was only brought into effect in 1948. There is currently no way to measure how many Australian have multiple citizenship (that is, they are Australians, but have also taken up citizenship in...
Asked in Australia Law and Legal Issues
Can you get a divorce in Australia if you are on a holiday and from South Africa?
You can apply for a divorce in Australia if either you or your spouse: regard Australia as your home and intend to live in Australia indefinitely, or are an Australian citizen by birth, descent or by grant of Australian citizenship, or ordinarily live in Australia and have done so for 12 months immediately before filing for divorce. Otherwise, the answer is no. ...
Is Mel Gibson Australian?
No, Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill, NY, USA, and he is not an Australian citizen. He migrated to Australia with his family when he was twelve years old. Mel Gibson has never been an Australian citizen, nor has a he ever applied for citizenship in Australia. Mel Gibson's father Hutton Gibson was also born in the USA the son of Australian opera singer Eva Mylott. It was Hutton's mother's nationality that allowed the Gibson family to live in Australia. Mel Gibson's...
How many Australian Citizens in Australia?
about 21,000,000 The above figure is only the general population of Australia (which is now 22 million). The Australian Bureau of Statistics does not give the figures of actual Australian citizens, but it will obviously be fewer than the actual population. There is currently no way to measure how many Australian have multiple citizenship (that is, they are Australians, but have also taken up citizenship in another country). There is also no accurate way to measure the number of Australian citizens within Australia, as...
Your husband and you are American citizens your son was born in Australia in 1979 Does he have dual citizenship?
If he has an Australian passport, then he is (even if the passport is expired). If not, you should contact the Australian embassy or consulate general and ask them. If he is, he can apply for an Australian passport to make it official. ...