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The Shire Welcomes New Citizens

The Shire Welcomes New Citizens
15 Sep 2021

The Shire welcomed 65 new citizens at a ceremony in Australind on Tuesday, 14 September.

The Shire welcomed 65 new citizens at a citizenship ceremony at the Leschenault Recreation Park Pavilion on Tuesday, 14 September. 

The conferees were from 15 countries, including Philippines, Canada, India, New Zealand and South Africa.

South West elder Dennis Jetta performed a Welcome to Country.  

Shire President Paul Gillett said the diversity of the new Australian citizens continues to underpin the Shire of Harvey as a great place to live and work.

"We welcome you to this fantastic part of the world and hope that you feel at home here," Cr Gillett said.

Shire of Harvey has welcomed more than 160 new citizens this year.

For photos from the Citizenship ceremony, please visit our Facebook page. 

Find out about Australian Citizenship