Citizenship ceremonies

The City of Cockburn's response to PerthNow Cockburn 17 September 2021 about Citizenship ceremonies

Question:  How often does the City of Cockburn hold citizenship ceremonies?
Normally 1 per month but two have been held some months due to the backlog caused by COVID-19 delays.

Question: How many have the City held so far this year?
12 (January to September).

Question: How many recipients have there been so far this year?
It might also be useful to know the following:
1,661 people became citizens at in-person citizenship ceremonies at the City in the 2020-21 financial year
The top 10 countries of origin were the UK (203 citizens), Philippines (199), South Africa (82), India (80), New Zealand (42), Italy (35), Republic of Ireland (33), Thailand (27), Malaysia (26) and China (20).

For more information contact

Media and Communications Officer
City of Cockburn

Email [email protected]

Phone 08 9411 3551

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
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We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.