|POLICY TITLE||CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY DRESS CODE|
|DATE ADOPTED||DECEMBER 2019|
|DATE REVIEWED||DECEMBER 2020|
|DATE TO BE REVIEWED||DECEMBER 2022|
To ensure compliance with the requirements of the Federal Government in relation to the standard of dress to be worn by participants during citizenship ceremonies conducted by Swan Hill Rural City Council.
This Policy applies to the officials conducting citizenship ceremonies and everyone receiving Australian Citizenship at a formal ceremony conducted by Swan Hill Rural City Council.
The attire worn by the officials conducting citizenship ceremonies and the recipients of citizenship at the ceremony should be in accordance with this Policy and reflect the significance of the occasion.
Officials conducting the ceremony are to wear their official uniform or business attire.
People receiving citizenship at the ceremony should wear smart casual attire or their own national/traditional/cultural dress.
The following attire is not permitted:
- Beach wear
- Thongs or bare feet, unless part of national/traditional/cultural attire
- Sleep wear
- Clothing showing offensive slogans or pictures
- Sports apparel
- Fancy Dress costumes
Related Policies / Documents
- Australian Government – Australian Citizenship Ceremonies Code
- Australian Citizenship Act 2007 and Australian Citizenship Regulations 2016
Signed: Bill Moar (Mayor)