Citizenship Ceremony

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Hello, my name is Bob. I’m an Australian. Well, that may be stretching the point a bit, but I am an Australian citizen. Regular readers will have read about our Australian citizenship ceremony. I was, of course, born in England, so I am British. But now after a very long and sometimes bumpy ride, I [...]

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G’day! This is the 563rd post on this blog, and so far I’ve never started any of them with G’day. But today I speak to you for the first time as an Australian, so I just had to do it, didn’t I? The day started early, we had to be at the Brisbane Convention and [...]

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Tomorrow is Australia Day. I won’t explain what that is, I’ll assume you’ve read my post about Australia Day from three years ago. Or perhaps you’ve read about the Australia Day party I went to a couple of years back. Last year, almost all Australia Day parties became charity events, raising money for those affected [...]

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As you know, I recently received a letter from Immigration Minister Chris Bowen informing me that my application for Australian citizenship had been approved. He also said I would soon receive an invitation from his department about my Australian citizenship ceremony. And I have. My, or rather our ceremony will take place on Australia Day, [...]