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Old 08-14-2011, 05:33 AM
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The Australian citizenship site says this:
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The residence requirement is based on the time you have lived in Australia and the time you have spent outside Australia.

You must:
- have been living in Australia on a valid Australian visa for four years immediately before applying which must include the last 12 months as a permanent resident, and
- not have been absent from Australia for more than one year in total, in the 4 year period, including no more than 90 days in the year before applying.
(source: http://www.citizenship.gov.au/applyi...l_app_process/)