Murrindindi Shire welcomes new citizens

Published on 07 August 2017

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Murrindindi Shire Council would like to formally welcome three new Australian Citizens to the Shire – Joe Milbourne from Flowerdale (originally from England), Penelope Houghton from Castella (originally from the United Kingdom), and Daria Vtyurina from Alexandra (originally from Russia).

Mr Milbourne and Ms Houghton formally became Australian citizens at a ceremony held in Kinglake on 17 July.

Ms Vtyurina became an Australian citizen at a ceremony held in Alexandra on Wednesday 2 August 2017, cheered on by her husband Andrew and daughter Olenka Sawicki and extended family.

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From left to right – State Member for Eildon, Cindy McLeish, Murrindindi Shire Council CEO Margaret Abbey, Joe Milbourne and Murrindindi Shire Council Mayor Charlie Bisset.

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From left to right – Murrindindi Shire Council CEO Margaret Abbey, Olenka Sawicki and Daria Vtyurina along with Charlie Bisset.