12th Australian Citizenship Ceremony

On Tuesday, 26 January 2016 (3:00p.m.)  WAMCI hosted the Australian Citizenship Ceremony to celebrate Australia Day at Robertson Gardens. The Robertson Gardens Citizenship Ceremony saw 86 New Citizens from 27 diverse countries including Australia, Bangladesh, Britain, China, Egypt, England, Finland, Gibraltar, HKSAR of The PRC, India, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Macau Special Admin Region, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Philippines, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom & U.S.S.R.

The Presiding Officer was Graham Perrett MP (Federal Member for Moreton).

Master of Ceremonies: Lewis Lee OAM

WAMCI Citizenship Chair: Eddie Lei

Other Official Party/VIP Guests included:

Melody Chen, Life Honorary President, WAMCI;

Maggie Lu, President, WAMCI;

Hon. Leeanne Enoch MP (Minister for Innovation, Science & Digital Economic, Minister for Small Business);

Hon. Mark Bailey MP (Minister for Mains Roads, Road Safety & Ports, Minister for Energy, Biofuels & Water Supply);

Peter Russo MP (State Member for Sunnybank);

Cr. Steven Huang (Councillor for MacGregor Ward);

Cr. Kim Marx (Councillor for Karawatha Ward);

Carly Ashford (Representative from Department of Immigration & Border Protection);

Teresa Yang (General Manager, EVA Airways Corp., AU & NZ Branch) &

Dr. David Lu (General Manager, Voice of Australian International Media Group).

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