City of Palmerston hosts citizenship ceremonies on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs, at Gray Hall, Palmerston Recreation Centre or Sanctuary Lakes. 

Ceremony invitation lists are administered by the Department of Home Affairs, not by the City of Palmerston.

If you have been invited to attend a citizenship ceremony, it is your responsibility to ensure you can attend and that you confirm your attendance to the details provided on your invitation.

Should you be unable to attend your designated ceremony, you must contact the Department of Home Affairs. Council is unable to assist you in rescheduling your ceremony.

For further information please contact the Federal Government’s Citizen Information by
phone 13 18 80 or email 


2024 Citizenship Ceremony Dates




Friday 26 January 2024 | Australia Day



Thursday 4 April 2024 | Citizenship Ceremony



Saturday 1 June 2024 | Citizenship Ceremony

Sanctuary Lakes


Thursday 1 August 2024 | Citizenship Ceremony Gray Hall 10:00am & 2.00pm

Tuesday 17 September 2024 | Citizenship Ceremony

Palmerston Recreation Centre


Wednesday 13 November 2024 | Citizenship Ceremony

Gray Hall