Record number of Australian citizens conferred on Australia Day.

More than 27,000 people attended 454 ceremonies around the country to become Australian citizens on Australia Day 26 January 2020 which is the largest number to date. Between 01 July and 31 December 2019, 106,704 people were conferred with Australian citizenship.

“Citizenship is a chance for new migrants to make a pledge to uphold our laws and values and contribute to our cohesive, open and inclusive society.  Australia Day is an opportunity to celebrate our success as a multicultural nation and reflect on what it means to be an Australian” Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge said.

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