High Court finds Malcolm Roberts was a UK citizen

THE High Court has ruled One Nation's Malcolm Roberts was a dual British and Australian citizen at the time he was nominated for election, AAP reports.

Justice Patrick Keane on Friday afternoon ruled Senator Roberts, who believed he had renounced his British citizenship before last year's election, was a citizen of the UK at the time of his nomination.

Born to an Australian mother and Welsh father in India in 1955, the Queensland senator is one of seven parliamentarians to have their future considered by the High Court, because the constitution bans dual citizens from sitting in parliament.

Topics:  editors picks high court malcolm roberts uk

News Corp Australia

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Council vote: locals cry foul over paid parking carve up

PAID PARKING: Council to commit 50% of revenue from meters to Byron town.

Locals seething over paid parking carve up

Youth workers to seek answers at police conduct probe

Footage from A Current Affair of a police arrest at Lateen Lane, Byron Bay.

Community advocates want to attend Byron arrest probe.

Have your say on new harbour plans

Feedback is being sought on the draft masterplan for the Brunswick Heads boat harbour.

Plan will prioritise public access to the riverfront

Local Partners