Bass Coast,

From The United Kingdom And India To Bass Coast


Four Bass Coast residents were officially declared Australian citizens at the Citizenship Ceremony held at the Bass Coast Civic Centre on Tuesday, 22 July.

The new citizens come from India and the United Kingdom, and now reside in South Dudley, Wonthaggi and Cape Woolamai.

The formal proceedings were conducted by Bass Coast Shire Mayor, Neil Rankine and Chief Executive Officer, Paul Buckley PSM as MC.

Cr Rankine congratulated the new citizens on choosing Australia as their new home, and more specifically, Bass Coast.

Although the numbers of new citizens in Bass Coast Shire are growing only slightly, the diversity of countries of origin is increasing.

The next Citizenship Ceremony will be held on 23 September 2014.