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Australian Permanent Resident

Definition overview

1 Definition

A person who is not an Australian citizen and who, being usually resident in Australia, is the holder of a permanent visa.

2 References

Department of Immigration and Border Protection. (2013). Australian permanent resident information.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date


Effective Date


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