Australia Day and Citizenship Ceremonies

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Australia Day Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year.

Persons who have made noteworthy contributions during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years are eligible to be nominated.

To nominate for these awards, please download and complete the attached nomination form.

Please note nominations close on Friday 13 November, 2020.

Australian Citizenship Ceremonies

Citizenship Ceremony's fulfil the requirements under Australian Citizenship law and provides an opportunity for Moorabool Shire Council to officially welcome its new citizens. Ceremony's are generally held on Australia Day, and in May and September.

Enquiries regarding Australian Citizenship and the application process should be directed to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Our most recent Australian citizenship ceremony was held on Australia Day 2020. See all the photos of our new citizens from the day.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the next Australian Citizenship Ceremony?

    Australian Citizenship Ceremonies are held on Australia Day and in May and September each year. Please email council if you would like to be part of a ceremony. 

  • I’ve received a letter from the Department saying I’m eligible to attend a Ceremony. What happens next?

    Congratulations! The Department of Home Affairs will contact Council and request dates of their next Ceremony. The Department will advise Council of your details, and Council will, in due course, invite you to attend their next Ceremony.

  • Am I on the list for the next Ceremony?

    The Department of Home Affairs will provide names of people eligible to become citizens to Council. You will have to check with the Department.

Last Updated:

Saturday, 3 September, 2016 - 13:32