Ten Eurobodalla residents took their final pledge to become an Australian citizen at yesterday’s Australia Day citizenship ceremony in Moruya.
Mayor Liz Innes officiated at the event, and spoke of Australia’s strength being in its people. She encouraged the community to “look to a bright future in which we freely celebrate what we love about our home and our country”.
Mayor Innes presented the new citizens with their certificates of citizenship and a welcome gift at the ceremony in the Council Chambers.
The ten residents now calling Australia home have come to Eurobodalla from the United States, India, Hungary, Philippines, England, Norway and Italy.
Council generally hosts four citizenship ceremonies each year. Media Release
Above: Mayor Liz Innes officiated at the Australia Day citizenship ceremony yesterday at the Council Chambers in Moruya, accompanied by Cllrs Anthony Mayne, Phil Constable and Pat McGinlay with Acting General Manager Lindsay Usher. Eurobodalla’s newest Australian citizens are Ms Joanna Abrams, Mr George Shan, Mr Davide Pergola, Mr Laszlo Horvath, Ms Neenu Praveen, Mr Praveen Thekkedath Varghese, Ms Vivien Thornett, Ms Nemia Lymberis, Mr Nils Torsvik, and Mr Gary Morris.