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Citizenship Ceremonies

Cumberland Council Local Government area has residents from 150 different countries and is one of Sydney’s most culturally enriched communities.

Cumberland Council conducts Citizenship Ceremonies monthly for residents of the Cumberland Local Government area wishing to become Australian citizens.  These Ceremonies are conducted under delegated authority of the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.

Listed within this section are the most frequently asked questions about obtaining Australian Citizenship as well as contact details for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Hear the Australian Citizenship Pledge and its meaning.

2017 Citizenship Ceremony Dates

Day Date Venue Ceremony Time  
Thursday 26 January Holroyd Gardens Cnr Pitt & Walpole St Merrylands 4.00pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 10 minutes prior to Ceremony Time
Wednesday 22 February Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 13 March Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Thursday 20 April Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
10.30am Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Thursday 20 April Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Easter Break   
Monday 8 May Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
10.30am Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 8 May Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Tuesday 6 June Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 24 July Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 21 August Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
No September Ceremony – Mayoral Election
Monday 23 October Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm New Mayor – dates & times may change    Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 13 November Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street, Merrylands
6.30pm New Mayor – dates & times may change   Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
No December