“Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one step closer to becoming an Australian citizen after securing permanent residency,” The Sydney Morning Herald reports. “The tech guru, who first applied for citizenship in 2012, has been moving aspects his life to Australia, with Tasmania – a location he says is on his bucket list – the place he hopes to make his home.”
“The man who formed Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976 has also become an adjunct profession at the University of Technology in Sydney and will initially buy a Sydney home, the Australian Financial Review reported Friday,” SMH reports. “‘I have now got a visa for distinguished people – or something like that – it took a long time and cost some money, but we have done it for our entire family, so we can all reside here,’ Wozniak said. ‘I want to be a distinguished part of this country and some day I may say I lived and died an Australian, and that would be a really nice thing to be able to say. No country is perfect, but I like a lot of things about this place.'”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “FlashJackFromGundagai” for the heads up.]
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