Australian citizenship

Islamic State fighter - first Australian to be stripped of citizenship

Australian Islamic State figher Khaled Sharrouf has become the country`s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, the Australian newspaper said on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Former South African captain Johan Botha handed Australian citizenship, will play in Big Bash League

Former South African captain Johan Botha handed Australian citizenship, will play in Big Bash League

Botha, who last played for South Africa in October 2012, captained South Australia after being released from his national contract, post the 2012 World T20.

Nov 26, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
Australia passes law to strip militants of citizenship

Australia passes law to strip militants of citizenship

The legislation will strip Australian citizenship from dual citizens who are involved in terrorist activities.

Dec 04, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

Rich and American? Australia wants you

But there`s a rather large catch: participants in the invitation-only Premium Investment Visa scheme will need to invest A$15 million ($11.57 million) for the privilege of becoming an Aussie.

Jul 13, 2015, 09:28 AM IST
Australia introduces laws to strip citizenship from terrorists

Australia introduces laws to strip citizenship from terrorists

Dual nationals who help terrorists could automatically lose their Australian citizenship even if they have never stepped foot out of the country under new laws introduced to parliament on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak 'closer to becoming Australian citizen'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one step closer to becoming a permanent Australian resident and citizen.

Mar 20, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

Pak SC suspends yet another MP over dual nationality

Pak`s SC continued its drive against lawmakers with dual nationality, suspending a PML-Q member of parliament on the ground that she has Australian citizenship.

Oct 03, 2012, 21:58 PM IST