It is the role of Local Government to organise Citizenship ceremonies for district residents who have been granted Australian Citizenship by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  The purpose of the ceremony is to complete the legal requirement of making the Australian Citizenship Pledge and formally welcome the resident as an Australian Citizen.

Information on becoming an Australian Citizen can be obtained by contacting Mayor Ruth Whittle (Email:, or by visiting the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection website: