Australian permanent residency allows you to reside in Australia indefinitely. However, as a migrant you will need to renew your visa status every five years. This can become more complex if you travel regularly and spend considerable amounts of time outside of Australia.
To complete the migration journey, it is worthwhile considering becoming an Australian citizen. As an Australian citizen, you will be entitled to vote in elections and referendums, seek assistance from Australian offices overseas and work in public sector jobs. Australian citizens are also eligible for deferral of university or other tertiary fees (or a discount for up-front payment).
Australian citizenship is a privilege and citizens are obligated to carry out specific duties including, serving on a jury if called upon, voting in elections and referendums, obeying the law and defending the country if you are called to do so.
Contact Expat’s visa team to assess your eligibility for Australian citizenship and to assist you through Australian citizenship process.