The President, Councillors and the Chief Executive Officer are authorised to conduct Citizenship Ceremonies on behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia. The role of the Shire of Ashburton and local government in general is to conduct a meaningful, dignified and memorable ceremony to mark the occasion of the acquisition of Australian citizenship.
Australian Citizenship application forms are available from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship or at Australia Post branches. All enquiries regarding the application for citizenship must be directed to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship and NOT the Shire of Ashburton.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship can be contacted at 411 Wellington Street, Perth, or on 131881.
Last updated: 21 January 2014