Australian Citizenship

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 Immigration and Protection or call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.

 

Citizenship ceremonies

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.

Upcoming ceremonies

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters holds citizenship ceremonies four to five times a year.

Date Time Venue

Wednesday 6 March

5:45pm – 7:00pm (formalities commencing at 6:00pm) Norwood Concert Hall, 175 The Parade Norwood (George Street entrance)

Tuesday 25 June

5:45pm – 7:00pm (formalities commencing at 6:00pm) Norwood Concert Hall, 175 The Parade Norwood (George Street entrance)

Wednesday 21 August

5:45pm – 7:00pm (formalities commencing at 6:00pm) Norwood Concert Hall, 175 The Parade Norwood (George Street entrance)

Tuesday 5 November

5:45pm – 7:00pm (formalities commencing at 6:00pm) Norwood Concert Hall, 175 The Parade Norwood (George Street entrance)

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

More information

For information on how to apply for Australian citizenship, visit: Department of Immigration and Border Protection or call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.