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Australian Citizenship

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Council is the last link in the application process.

Once your application for citizenship has been approved from the Department of Home Affairs, arrangements will be made for you to attend a citizenship ceremony where you will make the Pledge. Making the Pledge is the final legal requirement in becoming an Australian citizen. The Mayor of Goondiwindi Regional Council has been delegated the authority to confer your citizenship.

Private citizenship ceremonies are available by arrangement through the Mayor's Office. Citizenship application forms are available from post offices. For more information on Australian Citizenship call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 881.

Recent Ceremonies

citizenship ceremony 28 April 2021 Emma Donaldson and Jazvinder Kumar with Mayor Lawrence Springborg and councillors Watts, Kelly and Brennan
Left to right:  Cr Jason Watts, Cr Susie Kelly, Emma Donaldson, Jasvinder Kumar, The Hon Cr Lawrence Springborg AM Mayor and Cr Lachlan Brennan

Citizenship Ceremony - Emma Donaldson and Jazvinder Kumar 28 April 2021
Left to right:  Jasvinder Kumar and Emma Donaldson

Welcome to our newest citizens,  Emma Donaldson and Jasvinder Kumar who took the pledge on 28 April 2021 at a special citizenship ceremony at the Council Chambers. We welcome you all to the Goondiwindi Region!