Citizenship – New Australian Citizens on Australia Day

By January 28, 2016 News & Info

Australia Day 2016 saw one of the largest number of new Australian citizen’s pledge allegiance to the land down under. In fact, over 16,000 people from 154 countries were conferred Australian citizenship at 391 ceremonies.

Here is a state by state Citizenship analysis:

  • NSW – 3387 people, at 98 ceremonies from 108 countries.
  • VIC – 3774 people, at 79 ceremonies from 113 countries.
  • QLD – 4312 people, at 76 ceremonies from 115 countries.
  • NT – 186 people, at 7 ceremonies from 39 countries.
  • WA – 3069 people, at 80 ceremonies from 109 countries.
  • SA – 1175 people, at 37 ceremonies from 74 countries.
  • TAS – 279 people, at 13 ceremonies from 53 countries.
  • ACT – 27 people, at less than 5 ceremonies from 13 countries.
  • Overseas – 12 people

How can I get my Australian Citizenship?

If you are a permanent resident and interested in becoming a citizen, the Immigration Gurus can help. The process can be daunting and time consuming for many, so we take care of the whole application. If you are interested in obtaining your Australia citizenship, contact the Guru team today and get the ball rolling.