To become an Australian citizen you need to meet certain requirements. For most applicants these include that you:
are a permanent resident at time of application and time of decision
meet the residence requirements
are of good character
have a basic knowledge of English
intend to reside or maintain a close and continuing association with Australia
have an adequate knowledge of the responsibilities and privileges of Australian citizenship.
The general residence requirement is based on the amount of time you have lived in Australia. You must meet all of the following:
have lived in Australia on a valid Australian visa for four years immediately before applying
must have been a permanent resident for the 12 months immediately before making an application and not have been absent from Australia for more than one year in total, during the four year period, including no more than 90 days in the 12 months before applying.
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