Media Alert MOORABOOL PREPARES TO WELCOME NEW AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS Photo Opportunity Media are invited to attend the following event for a photo opportunity. What: When: Where: Who: Australian Citizenship Ceremony Monday 14 September, 2015 at 6pm Council Chambers, 15 Stead Street, Ballan Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell Australian Citizenship recipients Moorabool Shire Council Mayor, Cr Paul Tatchell, will host a Citizenship Ceremony which will see twenty-three adults and three children proudly receive official Australian Citizenship. New Australian citizens demonstrate understanding and acceptance of Australian values and dedication and commitment to Australia by becoming official citizens at ceremonies held around the country. Moorabool’s new citizens have travelled from countries across the globe including India, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Africa, Malta, Colombia, New Zealand, Thailand, Spain, China and Peru to officially make Australia their new home. Council will present all new citizens with a welcome gift comprising of a Certificate and a native tree. Anyone who is interested in finding out more information about becoming an Australian citizen should contact the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880. Rob Croxford Chief Executive Officer For immediate release. Please contact Council’s Communications/PR Officer on (03) 5366 7100 for additional information.