Citizenship ceremonies

Council holds citizenship ceremonies on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs.

Information on citizenship applications is available from citizenship.gov.au, or phone 131 880.

After completing the application process:

  • you will a receive a letter of approval from the Minister for Home Affairs.
  • your contact details will be forwarded to council.
  • you will be invited to attend a citizenship ceremony.

Up to five ceremonies are held a year, the most popular being the Australia Day ceremony (26 January).

At the ceremony you will:

  • state the citizenship pledge.
  • receive your Certificate of Australian Citizenship.
  • become an Australian citizen.

For information on citizenship ceremonies, contact us.