Festivals & events
We are keen to support the wide variety of community-run events that take place in the Blue Mountains each year. They are an important part of community life. Council also runs a wide range of civic...
We host citizenship ceremonies approximately every three months which are presided over by the Mayor of the Blue Mountains.
Once a candidate is approved for Australian Citizenship, the Department of Home Affairs will send a letter to advise the candidate when they will be allocated to a ceremony.
All candidate application information and allocation to ceremony dates is managed by the Department of Home Affairs.
If you are invited to a ceremony and are unable to attend, you will be reallocated to another ceremony date by the Department of Home Affairs.
All enquiries regarding Australian Citizenship are referred to The Department of Home Affairs on 131 880.
COVID-19 postponed events - all current Citizenship candidates have been contacted by Council or the Department of Home Affairs in regards to the status of face to face ceremonies.
White Ribbon Day is Australia’s national day for raising awareness of men’s violence against women and how to prevent it.
We mark it with a Mayoral Breakfast event each year.