Becoming an Australian Citizen represents a commitment to Australia and its people.

All applications for Australian citizenship are processed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  Further information on how to apply for Australian citizenship is available from the Australian Citizenship website or the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.

For most people, the final step in becoming an Australian citizen is making the pledge of commitment at an Australian citizenship ceremony. Applicants for Australian citizenship will generally be invited to attend a ceremony within 3 to 6 months from the date their application is approved.  You will receive a written invitation to your ceremony.

While Wyndham City hosts Australian Citizenship ceremonies, the council is unable to provide further information regarding the timing of your ceremony.  All ceremony enquiries should be directed to the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.

Ceremony Dates

  • Friday 26 January, 10am
  • Saturday 24 February, 10.30am & 2pm
  • Monday 19 March, 7pm
  • Monday 16 April, 7pm
  • Monday 30 April, 7pm
  • Monday 21 May, 7pm
  • Monday 25 June, 7pm
  • Monday 16 July, 7pm
  • Monday 23 July, 7pm
  • Monday 13 August, 7pm
  • Monday 20 August, 7pm
  • Monday 27 August, 7pm
  • Monday 24 September, 7pm
  • Monday 15 October, 7pm
  • Monday 22 October, 7pm
  • Saturday 17 November, 10.30am & 2pm
  • Saturday 1 December, 10.30am & 2pm
  • Saturday 8 December, 10.30am & 2pm

Ceremony Venue

Citizenship ceremonies are held at the Wyndham City Civic Centre - Function Rooms, 45 Princes Highway, Werribee.

New citizens are asked to arrive 45 minutes prior to the ceremony to allow for registration. 

New citizens are welcome to invite guests to the ceremony.  Please note that guests may not be seated with the new citizens, and there may only be standing room available

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