New Citizens Make Bass Coast Home
Eighteen Bass Coast residents were officially declared Australian citizens at the Citizenship Ceremony held in Wonthaggi on Tuesday, 26 May.
The new citizens hail from Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Iran, India, England, New Zealand, Colombia, China, Nepal, Mauritius, United Kingdom and now reside across Bass Coast in Cowes, San Remo, Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Sunset Strip.
The formal proceedings were conducted by Bass Coast Shire Mayor, Cr Kimberley Brown and Council’s General Manager Governance and Organisation Development, Mark Brady as MC. Also in attendance was 2015 Bass Coast Citizen of the Year, Jeff Nottle.
Cr Brown congratulated the new citizens on choosing Australia as their new home, and more specifically, Bass Coast.
The next citizenship ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 28 July.