How your parents and grandparents can help you get a British passport

The new British citizenship solution is giving some people with British descent renewed hope of obtaining UK nationality through their parents and grandparents.

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Seven benefits of EU citizenship you probably haven’t considered

European passports are amongst the most powerful passports in the world. German passport holders can travel to 157 countries without a visa, with other EU countries, including Poland, not far behind.

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Brexit has tripled interest in Polish ancestry, says Polaron founder

INTERVIEW: Eva Hussain, founder of Australia based citizenship services company Polaron, talks about Brexit and the fantastic opportunities available through Polish heritage.

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More citizenship fallout and mixed messages in post-budget Newspoll and Fairfax-Ipsos polls

Post-budget opinion will soon be tested on the ground in five byelections, four of them caused by the citizenship crisis.

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Government unmoved by Labor MP Susan Lamb’s emotional story

Lamb, who holds the marginal Queensland seat of Longman, took steps to renounce her British citizenship but the UK authorities required her parents’ marriage certificate, which she did not produce.

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How the Australian Constitution, and its custodians, ended up so wrong on dual citizenship

OPINION & ANALYSIS: In contemporary Australia, identities are often complex, and citizenship entitlements may be multiple and overlapping.

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Early byelection test for Shorten after David Feeney quits parliament over British citizenship

Labor’s David Feeney, whose position was referred to the High Court late last year, confirmed on Thursday that he still could not produce the paperwork to demonstrate he had renounced British citizenship.

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Citizenship scandals, same-sex marriage and foreign interference dominate the messy politics of 2017

OPINION & ANALYSIS: 2017 has been a year of deep uncertainty in much of the world, while in Australian politics it has been one in which policy progress has been swamped by other distractions.

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New blow for Labor as David Feeney hits citizenship hurdle

Evidence cannot be found that Victorian MP David Feeney has renounced his British citizenship. Labor would be at high risk of losing his Melbourne seat of Batman to the Greens if he were found to be ineligible.

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Coalition behind in two new polls as triumphant Joyce heads back to Canberra

The Australian parliamentary week will be dominated by same-sex marriage and MPs’ citizenship. The government will also introduce a suite of legislation targeting foreign interference and espionage, all while welcoming back Barnaby Joyce.

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Citizenship crisis claims Nick Xenophon Team’s Kakoschke-Moore

A tearful senator said she was “heartbroken” and would ask that her case be referred to the High Court.

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Attention all Aussie MPs… You should probably read this

What the recent brouhaha in Australian politics has shown us is that there are many more dual citizens living Down Under than most would have thought. If you’re an MP, this is bad news, but if you’re a regular member of the public, this could be great news.

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Former Labor premier Kristina Keneally to stand in Bennelong byelection, a major threat to Turnbull government

Kristina Keneally, a former premier of NSW, announces high profile candidacy for seat vacated over citizenship crisis, threatening the Coalition’s majority.

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Jacqui Lambie resigns: latest casualty in dual citizenship fiasco

Tasmanian independent senator Jacqui Lambie steps down after discovering she is a British citizen.

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Coalition and ALP reach deal on citizenship disclosure

Labor claimed it got all it wanted in the deal; the government claimed the ALP wished to include further clauses designed to clear MPs on the basis that they had taken “reasonable steps” to renounce dual citizenship.

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