Australian Citizenship Pledge.

At your Australian citizenship ceremony, you will make the Australian Citizenship Pledge. In doing so, you are making a public commitment to Australia and accepting the responsibilities and privileges of citizenship.

At the citizenship ceremony, you will pledge:

  • your loyalty to Australia and its people
  • that you will share Australia‚Äôs democratic beliefs and respect its rights and liberties
  • to uphold and obey the laws of Australia

You do not become an Australian citizen until you have made your pledge of commitment to Australia.