Australian citizenship

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Australian government overturns decision to cancel citizenship of man on death row in Iraq
Home affairs tells Ahmad Merhi’s lawyer the law used to strip him of Australian citizenship was invalid with almost 20 other cancellations also voided

Nino Bucci

06, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Sayed fled Afghanistan, found safety in Australia and built a life. Then it was snatched away
Refugee was turned away from citizenship ceremony and became trapped in bureaucratic nightmare thanks to authorities’ mistrust of Afghan identity documents

Ben Doherty

19, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Australia to launch rescue mission for women and children trapped in Syrian detention camps
Exclusive: More than 20 Australian women and more than 40 children related to Islamic State combatants held in al-Hawl And Roj camps

Ben Doherty

02, Oct, 2022 @3:43 AM

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Western Australian Liberal senator Ben Small resigns over dual citizenship
Small breached section 44 of the Australian constitution by also holding New Zealand citizenship, but still plans to contest the upcoming election

Christopher Knaus

15, Apr, 2022 @4:17 AM

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Australia should grant temporary visas for all jobs earning over $70,000, report says
Grattan Institute says targeting higher-wage migrants will better address skills shortages and workers should be able to change employers

Paul Karp

15, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Aboriginal spiritual connection to land no bar to deportation, Morrison government says
Appeal argues high court ruling implies residual Aboriginal sovereignty

Paul Karp

31, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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One in 10 people waiting to become Australian citizens face delays of more than two years
Latest figures show applicants face average wait of 13 months as Covid impacts citizenship processing times

Daniel Hurst

26, Jan, 2022 @2:57 AM

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Australian expats not registered with Medicare say they can’t get their vaccinations recognised
Non-residents who live abroad but received jab in Australia frustrated by inability to be recognised by immunisation record or get international passport

Christopher Knaus

19, Oct, 2021 @10:48 PM

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Home affairs accused of discriminating against non-English speakers with lengthy wait for partner visas
Auditor general tells department to clear backlog of applications as wait times balloon

Paul Karp

30, Aug, 2021 @2:43 AM

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Dual national in Syrian prison launches high court challenge of Australian citizenship loss laws
Delil Alexander was suspected of foreign incursions and recruitment when his citizenship was cancelled but his lawyers argue this power should be reserved for a judge

Paul Karp

26, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Former Wallabies star Quade Cooper says Australian citizenship bid rejected
The New Zealand-born rugby player, who has lived in Australia since the age of 13, takes to Twitter to complain

Christopher Knaus

13, Jul, 2021 @6:23 AM

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‘A step too far’: Liberal senator James Paterson speaks out against India travel ban
Influential Coalition parliamentarian says he worries about the precedent set

Paul Karp

10, May, 2021 @1:03 AM

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