Fact check: Can High Court justices be dual citizens? – Fact Check

Fact check: Can High Court justices be dual citizens? – Fact Check

Posted May 17, 2018 16:26:34 Photo: The Australian Constitution does not prevent dual citizens from sitting as High Court judges. Australia’s dual citizenship saga continues to claim victims, with the High Court on May 9 finding former senator Katy Gallagher – a British-Australian dual citizen at the time nominations closed …

Parliamentary committee recommends referendum after dual citizenship fiasco – Politics

Parliamentary committee recommends referendum after dual citizenship fiasco – Politics

Updated May 17, 2018 10:00:20 The nation should be forced to vote on changes to the constitution to ensure more Australians can run for Parliament and the electoral system is not manipulated, according to a parliamentary committee. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ordered the review of section 44 of the constitution …

Egyptian embassy says Anne Aly was not a dual citizen

Egyptian embassy says Anne Aly was not a dual citizen

Updated May 11, 2018 23:23:05 Federal Labor backbencher Anne Aly has released a letter which appears to clear up questions about her eligibility for Parliament. Key points: Egyptian embassy says Anne Aly was not an Egyptian citizen when she ran for parliament The High Court this week found Katy Gallagher …

Coalition defends tax plan while attacking Labor on dual citizenship – politics live | Australia news

3.55am BST03:55 One Nation has named Matthew Stephen as their candidate in the Longman byelection. Stephen ran for the seat of Sandgate in the last state election, where the Australian revealed he had only just avoided bankrupcy and had his trades licence temporarily suspended seven times for not paying fees …

Dual citizenship crisis: four MPs resign after court rules Katy Gallagher ineligible | Australia news

A high court decision ruling Labor senator Katy Gallagher ineligible to sit in parliament has triggered four MPs – including three Labor MPs – to resign over dual citizenship issues. On Wednesday the high court unanimously held that Gallagher is ineligible because she failed to renounce her British citizenship by …

Five by-elections looming after High Court rules Katy Gallagher ineligible due to dual citizenship

Five by-elections looming after High Court rules Katy Gallagher ineligible due to dual citizenship

Updated May 09, 2018 11:34:51 Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter is demanding four MPs resign from Parliament today in the wake of the High Court’s ruling that Labor’s Katy Gallagher is ineligible because she was a dual citizen. Key points: Attorney-General says Bill Shorten should tell three ALP members to quit …

Katy Gallagher’s dual citizenship judgment could trigger string of by-elections

Katy Gallagher’s dual citizenship judgment could trigger string of by-elections

Updated May 09, 2018 06:56:06 Labor senator Katy Gallagher will learn today whether she will become the latest politician to lose their job in the dual citizenship fiasco, in a decision that could trigger a string of closely fought by-elections. Key points: Katy Gallagher has argued she took all reasonable …