Host an Australian citizenship affirmation ceremony

The Australian citizenship affirmation ceremony offers the perfect opportunity to those who wish to publicly express their pride in being an Australian citizen and affirm their loyalty and commitment to Australia and its people.

Host your Australian citizenship affirmation ceremony at:

  • a workplace morning tea
  • your school assembly
  • a community event
  • a barbeque with friends and family.

To receive a free Australian citizenship affirmation kit, register your event

About Australian Citizenship Day​

Australian Citizenship Day is celebrated each year on 17 September. It is a special day to reflect on and celebrate being an Australian citizen. See more inspiring stories about Australian citizens.

Australian citizenship is more than a legal status. It is our common bond that represents our shared democratic beliefs and gives us a sense of belonging and pride in our achievements as a nation. Learn more about Australian Citizenship Day.

Teaching resources

Australian citizenship is the bond that unites all Australians, regardless of whether we were born in Australia or have decided to make Australia our home. Explore Australian citizenship in the classroom with upper primary and lower secondary students using these teaching resources​. You may also decorate and educate with our colour-in bunting templates when you celebrate your Australian Citizenship​