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Australian Citizenship for PNG citizens

Person Born In Papua Before Independence In 1975

You may be eligible for Australian citizenship by conferal if you were born in Papua before independence on 16 September 1975 and:

  • one of your parents was born in Australia as we now know it.
  • your parent was an Australian citizen at the time of your birth
  • you are of good character. 

 

 

 

You may be eligible for Australian citizenship by descent if:

  • you were born outside Australia
  • at least one of your parents was an Australian citizen when you were born.
  • you are of good character. 
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