The Mayor of Darebin hosts the Citizenship Ceremonies, which are also attended by key speakers representing Federal and State Parliament.
You will need to apply to become an Australian citizen through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection .
Ph: 131 880
When and where will the ceremony be held?
Once your application for Australian citizenship is approved the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will send you a letter to advise which ceremony to attend and when.
You can only attend the Citizenship Ceremony assigned to you in the letter sent by the Department of Immigration & Citizenship.
Duration: The ceremony lasts 1 hour with refreshments served afterwards.
Food and Drinks: Light meal and refreshments are provided.
Guests: Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. Its a celebration!
What happens if I cannot attend a Citizenship Ceremony?
Contact the Department of Immigration and Citizenship if you have a special request or cannot attend your assigned ceremony date.
Department of Immigration & Citizenship
Ph: 131 880
Registration at the Citizenship Ceremony
- Register on the day of the ceremony with a Council Officer no later than 15 minutes before the ceremony commences.
- Please bring along your letter from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
- Bring along your photo identification (e.g. passport or drivers license).
- Advise during registration if your contact details have changed (e.g. address, phone number or surname).
Communications Project Officer
Ph: 8470 8551
Multilingual Telephone Line (We Speak Your Language)
Ph: (03) 8470 8470