Citizenship ceremonies

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

Information on citizenship applications is available from, 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.