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New Zealand Citizenship

One Nation believes that the current unreasonable and discriminatory permanent blanket bans on access to Australian citizenship and government services for many New Zealanders should be replaced with reasonable and proportionate restrictions, such as waiting periods.

Australia’s current laws, introduced in 2001, put a stop to many New Zealanders applying for citizenship and accessing social security regardless of their length of residence. We have opened our borders and our hearts to people from all over the world offering them the opportunity to become Australian citizens, but not to our closest neighbours, our allies and our ANZAC mates.

This was not a bi-partisan agreement between Australia and New Zealand. The change has left many New Zealanders in Australia stuck between a rock and a hard place. They are working, paying their taxes, and raising families, but when hardship hits they cannot apply to receive help from our social security system. Many New Zealanders are then left homeless, destitute and desperate.

We believe Australians would open their hearts to our neighbours. Therefore, we are calling on the government to change the current laws.


ONE NATION PROPOSES

Amend citizenship and social security laws to include all New Zealand citizens who;

a. Arrived in Australia as a child; or
b. Has continuously resided in New Zealand for a total of 5 years as a New Zealand citizen.

This would make such people eligible for social security after the usual 2 year waiting period and eligible for citizenship after 4 years residence in Australia, which are the same conditions that apply for all other permanent migrants. 

This would restore Russell Crowe’s eligibility for Australian citizenship. If Russell Crowe is good enough to be put on our Australian stamp as an Australian legend, then why deny him the right to become an Australian citizen if he so wishes.  





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All Policies

FEDERAL

Affordable Energy Solutions - Climate Change
Aged Pension Increase
Agenda 21 (Sustainable Development)
Apprenticeships Scheme
Asset Sales & Leasing
Citizens Initiated Referendum
Economics & Tax Policy
Employment
Euthanasia
Family Law: Child Support Scheme
Halal Certification
Home Ownership for Young Australians
Housing
Ice Epidemic
Identity Proof - Taxpayer Funded Services
Illegal Immigrants & People Smugglers
Immigration
Islam
Manufacturing
Medicinal Cannabis
Multiculturalism
New Zealand Citizenship
Primary Industries
Product Labelling - Assisting Australians to Buy Aussie Made
University Students' Allowance
Voting - Minimising Fraudulent Votes
Water

GENERAL STATE

Agenda 21 (Sustainable Development)
Asset Sales & Leasing
Apprenticeships Scheme
CSG Mining 
Halal Certification
Housing
Nurses to be trained in Hospitals
Medicinal Cannabis
Politicians - Reductions
Water

WESTERN AUSTRALIA STATE POLICIES

Crime and Policing
Clean Government
Infrastructure