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Citizenship crisis claims Nick Xenophon Team's Kakoschke-Moore

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra

Nick Xenophon Team senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore has resigned from parliament after being advised she is a British citizen via her mother, in another blow to the party. 538 more words


GCSE Edexcel: Three Practice Exam Papers: Paper 1

Help your students get exam ready with three practice papers for the GCSE Edexcel Citizenship exam. These papers are carefully constructed and fully cross-referenced against the new specification to ensure every point is covered. 87 more words


Ninth Australian lawmaker quits as citizenship crisis widens

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A ninth Australian lawmaker quit parliament on Wednesday after discovering she was a dual national, the latest casualty in a widening constitutional crisis that has already cost the government its majority.

Youth Voice Journal listed among top 100 youth blogs!

Last week the Youth Voice Journal was selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 100 Youth Blogs on the web. It is of course always a pleasure and an honor to be recognised for the work done by the Youth Voice Journal and IARS Publications. 57 more words


The Meaning of Citizenship

I finished re-reading Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers the other day, and it got me thinking. Now, those of you who are only acquainted with the story via the rather dreadful Hollywood version probably think it’s just another space opera. 1,008 more words

Civics 101

Government missed the most important reform in amending citizenship legislation [fees]

Rob Vineberg and I on citizenship fees:

Recent amendments to the Citizenship Act rolled back many of the restrictive provisions introduced by the previous government. These include reducing the residence period to apply for citizenship from four out of the previous six years to three out of five years; allowing half of the time spent in Canada before becoming a permanent resident to count towards the residence period for citizenship; and, removing the provision that allowed dual citizens convicted of treason, spying or terrorism to be stripped of their Canadian citizenship and deported.

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Our Final Post

We believe Americans are capable of fulfilling their obligation as effective citizens, and we have demonstrated a few approaches that some of our fellow comrades have exercised in pursuit of the common good. 226 more words