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Child birth & Nationality questions (Munich)

Hi all, I have an interesting question which I am finding the answers quite hard to trace.

So here's my situation:

I am an Australian Citizen living in Germany through a British passpost (my Dad is British). I have a German Wife and we live in Munich. We are about to have a baby in January Protected content .

Here is my question:

Will my son hold automatic Australian and German citizenships?

I have heard that at 18 years old he must choose between being German or Australian and that is quite scary. If he chooses Australian, will he then require a VISA to live in the country he was born in?? I don't quite understand.

Can anyone assist me here?

Best,
Dave.

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