Orange Australia Day ceremony welcomes newest citizens from 14 countries

Tanya Marschke
Updated June 7 2021 - 11:38pm, first published January 26 2021 - 6:00pm
NEW CITIZENS: Portia Makurumure, Bjay Kunwar, Adam Abraham and Julio Barbosa became Australian citizens on Tuesday. Photo: JUDE KEOGH
NEW CITIZENS: Portia Makurumure, Bjay Kunwar, Adam Abraham and Julio Barbosa became Australian citizens on Tuesday. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

Moving to Australia was a chance for a safer and more secure life for some of the 19 people who became Australia's newest citizens during a ceremony at Cook Park on Tuesday.

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Tanya Marschke

Tanya Marschke

Journalist

I am based at Orange and cover a wide range of subjects as well as the weekly business column. I've worked consistently in the the media industry since 2006 including the past seven years at the Central Western Daily. Before moving to Orange, I worked as a journalist at weekly newspapers the Beaudesert Times and the Gold Coast Sun in Queensland, as well as the Scone Advocate in the Hunter Valley. I started my career at the Ridge News in Lightning Ridge while I completed my journalism studies remotely at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst.

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