One bonzer cit­i­zen­ship cer­e­mony

North Coast Times - - NEWS -

HUN­DREDS of flags flut­tered as about 800 peo­ple made cit­i­zen­ships pledges at Wan­neroo Show­ground on Aus­tralia Day.

Orig­i­nat­ing from about 50 coun­tries, they took part in the coun­try’s big­gest cer­e­mony on Jan­uary 26, hosted by the City of Wan­neroo.

Guests in­cluded Pre­mier Colin Bar­nett and Op­po­si­tion Leader Mark Mc­Gowan.

The Wan­neroo Scout Group pro­vided a break­fast bar­be­cue be­fore the cer­e­mony and Mayor Tracey Roberts an­nounced win­ners of the City’s Aus­tralia Day awards.

Re­cip­i­ents in­cluded the Two Rocks Yanchep As­sisted Can­cer Trav­els group, Wan­neroo pi­o­neer Carmela Si­na­gra and teen phi­lan­thropist Ali­cia Ta­vani.

Pic­tures: Bruce Hunt

New cit­i­zens Duane, Donna and Aaron Brighton.

Waris Khan, Sam­mar Ab­bas, Hadiqa Khan, Wa­jid Khan and Am­brin Ab­bas.

Ron Hutchins, Anita Stock­burger, Jo Hutchins, Jayne Se­nior. Krys­tal Fal­lows and Sue Dash.

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