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Encyclopedia > Document of Identity (Australia)

A Document of Identity is a form of identification issued to Australian citizens by the Federal Government of Australia. The primary purpose of the Document of Identity is to allow an Australian citizen to travel to Norfolk Island without the need for a passport. Documents of Identity can reportedly be obtained from Australia Post. Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... Citizenship is membership in a political community (originally a city but now a state), and carries with it rights to political participation; a person having such membership is a citizen. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A government is an organization that has the power to make and enforce laws for a certain territory. ... National Motto: Inasmuch Official language English Capital Kingston ¹ Largest city Burnt Pine ² Chief of State Queen Elizabeth II Chief Minister Geoffrey Robert Gardner Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 6th (Australia) 34. ... This article is about the international travel document. ... Australia Post is the government-owned monopoly postal service of Australia. ...


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Identity document - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1918 words)
An identity document (also known as I.D. or ID) is a piece of documentation designed to prove the identity of the person carrying it.
Where the identity card is issued by a state, it asserts a unique single civil identity for a person, thus defining that person's identity in relation to the state.
In the past, identity cards were compulsory, had to be updated each year in case of change of residence and were valid for 10 years, and their renewal required paying a fee.
Politics of Norfolk Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (777 words)
The Norfolk Island Act, passed by the Parliament of Australia in 1979, is the Act under which the island is governed.
Australian citizens must carry either a passport or a Document of Identity to travel to Norfolk Island.
As a territory of Australia, Norfolk Island does not have diplomatic representation abroad, or within the territory, and is also not a participant in any international organizations, other than sporting organizations.
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