Who is allowed to divorce in Australia?
There are three requirements for divorcing in Australia:
- You are an Australian citizen by birth or descent (one or both parents are Australian) or Australian citizenship was granted to you OR;
- You must consider Australia your home and currently be living in Australia and intend to live in Australia indefinitely, OR;
- You ordinarily live in Australia and have lived in Australia for 12 months immediately before filing for divorce (even if you took short holidays or business trips overseas).