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I got my Colombian driving licence and I also got my

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I got my Colombian...

I got my Colombian driving licence and I also got my Australian Citizenship 2 years ago. I go to Colombia every 3 months and stay there for 2 weeks. I was stoped for a police and told me I could not drive with my Colombian driving licence and send me to court

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?

NSW

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YES

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I went to the RTA today and they told me that if I leave Australia every 3 months, then I am able to drive when i come bach to Australia for another 3 months on my Colombian dribving licence

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Australia Law
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

did the RTA show you where in the legislation that you can do this ?

As you are an Australian Citizen you are required to hold the proper drivers licence.

There are ways to deal with your court matter.

would you like to talk on the telephone to discuss the same ?

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