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Submission to the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017

ECCQ expresses grave concern about the proposed changes outlined in the Bill, and the potential of these changes to have a negative impact on multiculturalism in Australia. The so-called “strengthening” of citizenship testing outlined in this Bill will prolong the process for many individuals and deny them opportunities that many other individuals are entitled to in Australia. The changes aim to exclude and disadvantage a number of individuals contributing to Australian society, engendering inequality.

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