There is an additional pathway to citizenship, for some New Zealand special category visa-holders (SCV), available from 1 July 2017.
New Zealanders residing in Australia as a special category visa-holders are unable to join the Australian Defence Force, even if they have served in the New Zealand military.
New Zealanders are denied access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), despite being required to pay the NDIS levy.
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Oz Kiwi media releases.
A recent poll shows Commonwealth countries would like the right to live and work in each others nations, without the need for a visa.
An information session presentation for New Zealanders living in Australia.
Key dates in relation to the residency status of New Zealanders living in Australia.
The status of New Zealanders, residing in Australia, as defined across various Australian legislation.
A comparison of the rights of New Zealand long-term residents of Australia, with those of Australians residing in New Zealand.