Citizenship Ceremonies

West Wimmera Shire Council conducts Citizenship Ceremonies on behalf of the Australian Government, for residents who have been successful in applying for Australian Citizenship.

The Ceremony is conducted by the Mayor, and Citizenship Candidates can invite family and friends to the Ceremony, to witness this special occasion in their lives.

Dress Code

In compliance with the updated Australian Citizenship Ceremonies Code of 19 September 2019, the following Dress Code was adopted by Council on 14 October 2019 to reflect the significance of the occasion:

  • The Presiding Officer will wear formal business attire
  • Citizenship Candidates and other people attending the Ceremony will be requested to wear neat casual attire
  • Ceremony attendees may also elect to wear national and cultural dress

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