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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

Venue: Ceremonies are held in The Holroyd Centre – 17 Miller Street, Merrylands

Day Date and Time  
Thursday 26 January at 4:00pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 10 minutes prior to Ceremony Time
Wednesday 22 February at 6:30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 13 March at 6:30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Thursday 20 April at 10:30am Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Thursday 20 April at 6:30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
 

Easter Break   

 

Monday 8 May at 10:30am Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 8 May at 6:30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Tuesday 6 June at 6:30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 24 July at 6:30pm Conferees /staff arrive 1 hr prior to ceremony
VIP arrive 5 minutes prior to Ceremony
Monday 21 August at 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 at 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 at 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