Citizenship ceremony to welcome new Hawkesbury citizens

THE Hawkesbury recently welcomed 28 new citizens to Australia at a Citizenship Ceremony at the Windsor Function Centre.

The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett attended the ceremony which was proudly hosted by Hawkesbury City Council.

“Becoming an Australian citizen is a major decision involving commitment, responsibility and public recognition,” Councillor Lyons-Buckett said.

“Congratulations to our new citizens on choosing to become Australian. I’m sure you are already making an enormous contribution towards our rich cultural diversity,” she said.

The ceremony included new citizens originating from India, Indonesia, Ireland, Macedonia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom and the United States of America.