Australian Citizenship Ceremonies

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Australian citizenship formalises your membership to the Australian community. It is an important decision that impacts you and the future of your children. It entitles you to the privileges of Australian citizenship and brings with it the responsibilities of being an Australian citizen.

We host a number of citizenship ceremonies throughout the year for residents who have applied to become Australian citizens through the Department of Home Affairs. An invitation from Burwood Council to attend a ceremony will be sent to you from Burwood Council and the Department of Home Affairs approximately one month before the ceremony date.

2020 Schedule of Ceremonies

  • Thursday 19 March - Fitzroy Hall, 22 Church St, Burwood
  • Thursday 30 April – Postponed until further notice
  • Thursday 28 May – Postponed until further notice
  • Thursday 25 June – Postponed until further notice
  • Thursday 27 August
  • Thursday 5 November

The above dates are subject to change, please continue to check this page for updates.

If you have any enquiries about becoming an Australian Citizen or the date of your ceremony, please contact the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880

Citizenship Ceremonies during COVID-19

The Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs issued a statement confirming that citizenship ceremonies will be held online during the COVID-19 pandemic. This statement can be viewed online at https://minister.homeaffairs.gov.au/davidcoleman/Pages/statement-on-australian-citizenship-processing.aspx

If you are requesting an online citizenship ceremony, please contact the Department of Home Affairs via email virtual.citz.ceremony@homeaffairs.gov.au or by phone on 131 880