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New Zealand citizens that acquire Australian Citizenship become entitled to a range of Australian benefits that would not have otherwise been available (or that you would have had only restricted access to). These benefits include.

Centrelink Payment Services.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

HECS-Help for education.

Right to vote.

Right to apply for an Australian passport and visit 181 countries visa-free.

Right to 24-hour consular assistance from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade when traveling abroad.

Children can become Australian citizens through descent.

Right to hold Federal government jobs including:

  • Australian Defence.
  • Australian Police.
  • Australian Border Force.
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  • Politician.

Right to serve on a jury.

Protection from removal from Australia.