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  • Draft Climate Change Policy to go on public exhibition
    In an effort to address the changing climate affecting the Cessnock Local Government Area, Council has developed a draft Climate Change Policy. The community are encouraged to provide feedback on the Policy during the public exhibition period. The draft Climate Change Policy will be on public exhibition from the 26 February until the 25 March 2020. 
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Citizenship Ceremonies

 

Council performs Citizenship Ceremonies approximately three times a year, on Australia Day and two other occasions throughout the year as required.  

The Mayor of the City is the Presiding Officer and is duly authorised by law to conduct a Citizenship Ceremony under the authority of the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.  

If you require any further information in relation to a citizenship ceremony please call the Mayor’s office on 4993 4210.  

For further information regarding applying for citizenship please contact the Department of Home Affairs on 131 880 or by visiting their web site at http://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.