8th Australian Citizenship Ceremony

On Sunday 07 September 2014, World Arts & Multi-Culture Inc. hosted the Australian Citizenship Ceremony to celebrate Citizenship Week and 65th Anniversary of Australian Citizenship.

The Robertson Gardens Australian Citizenship Ceremony saw 88 New Citizens from 31 diverse countries including  Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, China, England, Eritrea, Fiji, HKSAR of the PRC, India, Iran, Ireland, Macau, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Samoa,  Scotland, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Yugoslavia & Zimbabwe, take formal allegiance to Australia.
Venue: Musgrave Room, Comfort Inn & Suites, Robertson Gardens at 281 Kessels Road, NATHAN.
Time: 1:00p.m. to 2:15p.m.
Presiding Officer: Mr Graham Perrett MP (Federal Member for Moreton)
Master of Ceremonies: Mr Lewis Lee OAM (Life Honorary Advisor, WAMCI)
Citizenship Committee Chair: Eddie Lei (Email: eddie@wamci.org.au)
 
Official Party includes: Mr Mark Stewart MP (State Member for Sunnybank);
Mrs. Freya Ostapovitch MP (State Member for Stretton) &;
Mr Anthony Shorten MP (State Member for Algester) 
 
VIP Guests includes: -
Ken Lai, Director General, TECO in Brisbane;
Professor Martin Betts, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Engagement), Head of Nathan & South Bank Campuses, Griffith University;
Dr. Maziar M Falarti, International Relations & Asian Studies, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University;
Russell Storer, Head Curator, Contemporary Asian Art, Qld Art Gallery;
Katherine Lu, President, The Mainland Chinese Society Qld;
David Tong, Honorary President, Inventors Association of Australia (Qld) Inc.;
Hooi Zhi Chin, Brisbane International Student Ambassador 2014 (Malaysia).
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