49 new citizens to make the pledge

Published on 20 September 2022

Launceston Mayor Albert van Zetten will welcome 49 new Australian citizens to the community at a ceremony at the Tramsheds Function Centre on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

Conferees will attend from a number of countries, including- Canada, India, Bhutan, Singapore, the Philippines, Iran, Myanmar, Nigeria, Nepal, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, China, Eritrea, Mexico, Afghanistan and Germany.

Mayor van Zetten thanked conferees for making the important decision to officially become Australian citizens.

“We are privileged to live in a city that has such a rich cultural fabric and our new citizens will add to the diversity of our community," Mayor van Zetten said.

“Although some of the conferees have already been contributing to our community for some time, it gives me great pleasure to be able to officially welcome all of them as new citizens.

“Having had the opportunity to work with new migrants to our city I know how keen they are to contribute to the community and how much they value Australian citizenship so it is an honour to celebrate this day with them."


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