Proving Australian citizenship when parents are born after 1986

I know people who’ve had trouble with this, and won’t tell their specific stories, but a note now that I am applying for a passport for my son. Australian citizenship is no longer by right of birth: if you were born on or after 20 August 1986, there are various more complicated ways it is acquired. One is being born in Australia and having at least one parent who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident at the time of your birth. Therefore, my son’s passport application has this section: Please mark which of these documents you will provide at … Continue reading Proving Australian citizenship when parents are born after 1986