citizenship

Australian Immigration to Embrace New Technologies

Source: International Business Times Immigration to outsource visa system as Australia prepares for tourists and migration surge A huge part of Australia’s visa system will be run by private operators. The Immigration Department plan allows them to charge migrants in order to avoid cost blow-outs. The changes to the immigration system allow companies to run…

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5 Ways Australia is Getting More Diverse (Census 2016)

A city street with people walking in every direction and an overlay of numbers

Source: SBS Diversity in the Australian community is flourishing, according to fresh Census data. Australia’s increasingly close ties with its international neighbours are evident throughout many of the 68.9 million pieces of data published by the Australian Bureau for Statistics for Census 2016. This handful of insights about diversity is the first glimpse of the trove…

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Changes To Australian Citizenship

On 15 June 2017, a bill was introduced into Australian Parliament which, if passed, will make significant changes to the Australian Citizenship Act. Below is a summary of some of key features of the bill: 4 year residency requirement Under the new framework, applicants for citizenship by conferral will need to show that they have lived…

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