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Almost 13,000 people got the Australian citizenship on Australia Day

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 30, Jan 2018

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In about 336 different ceremonies across Australia, about 13,000 people from 129 countries become the new citizens of Australia on the Australia celebrated on 26th January, 2018. Though, the Australia day remained in controversies for a reason whether or not it should be celebrated on January 26th every year. This particular day symbolize the beginning of British colonisation, and hence, it become the reason for objection from the native people in Australia.

Huge number of People become new Citizen of Australia on the date

This Australia day become the witness to of huge number of people across Australia becoming new citizens of Australia. Hence, it was the special day for both new citizens as well as for the country. Peter Dutton, the honourable home affairs minister in Australia has confirmed that this time around, higher number of immigrants become the citizen of Australia than any other day in the past.

Also read- Australias Mining Sector Likely to face Shortage of Skilled Workers in 2018- Report

As per Dutton statement, Australia day is the day which provide the chance to Australians to come together and welcome the new citizens to the Oz. Speaking about the day Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Alan Tudge said, On Australia Day, we celebrate the big three pillars of our society; our Indigenous heritage, the British foundation and multicultural character.

He further added, I encourage all Australians to support their local Australia Day citizenship ceremonies and demonstrate why we are proud to call Australia home. There were multiple ceremonies took place all across Australia day presided by ministers and other important personalities including Peter Dutton.

Immigration rate of Australia is on a high despite constricted rules in last few months

The immigration rate of Australia is quite high despite the fact that Australian government has tightened their immigration rules and policy in last few months through various amendment announcements in visa and immigration rules. Every year tens of thousands of people apply Australian visas under different categories and immigration programs.

The DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) has designed various visa categories to allow the immigrants to Australia, i.e. Skilled permanent Visa, short term visa, spouse category visa, parent category visa, student visa, business visa, visit visa, etc. People apply for these visas and obtain the approval as well to move to Australia every year.

Also read- Australia Makes key Changes to the Lists of Eligible Skilled Occupations w.e.f. January 17, 2018

Skilled PR Visa in Australia

In view of skill shortage in Australia for high demand occupations, Australia has designed the dedicated skilled visa categories to invite the suitable skilled workers through a point based system. General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program is one of the most popular point based immigration program of Australia. It has two key permanent visa categories, i.e. Subclass 189 visa and Subclass 190 visa.

If you wish to apply Australia PR visa in 2018, you may get in touch with certified Australia Migration Experts at Visas Avenue Immigration Documentation Consultancy firm. You may call Visas Avenue Immigration expert at Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or e-mail your queries to



Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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