The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters hosts citizenship ceremonies throughout the year to welcome new citizens into the community.
Becoming a citizen
All applications for Australian citizenship are processed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
For information on how to apply for Australian citizenship, visit: Department of Home Affairs or call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.
The Department of Home Affairs manages the Citizenship program including the policy around citizenship ceremonies, and the list of conferees who have been approved for citizenship and are ready to attend a ceremony.
Once your Australian Citizenship application has been approved, you will be invited by the Department to attend your ceremony.
While the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters hosts citizenship ceremonies, the Council is unable to provide information regarding the timing of your ceremony.
If you have not received an invitation to attend a citizenship ceremony, you will need to call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.
Please note: If you are unable to attend a scheduled ceremony please contact the Department of Home Affairs to reschedule. On rare occasions the Department may be able to arrange a private ceremony.
The Council is unable to conduct a private ceremony without the official approval and documentation from the Department of Home Affairs.
All upcoming ceremonies have been cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19 conditions. We appreciate your understanding as we work together to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Please refer to the notice at the top of this page for further information.
Celebrating Diversity short film series
This film series seeks to represent a visual story of people from multicultural backgrounds, who call Australia home and the values of the Australian identity that they embrace.
Watch Mayor, Robert Bria talk about his Italian heritage and the contribution his culture has made to Australia as a country.
To watch more films in this series, visit: Australia Day SA - Celebrating Diversity
For further information about Australian Citizenship, visit: Department of Home Affairs or call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880