Australia is making it easier for New Zealanders to acquire citizenship
February 19, 2016 - Uncategorized
While Australia and New Zealand have long expressed a close trans-Tasman relationship, immigration rules in recent years have made it tough for Kiwis to become Australians.
That’s all about to change, with Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing a streamlined pathway to citizenship for Kiwis living in Australia, following a meeting with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key in Sydney on Friday.
The new agreement will allow New Zealanders who have been living in Australia for five years to attain permanent residency, eventually leading towards citizenship. Read more…