Media Release - Welcome to Darlington Point's Newest Citizen


Darlington Point’s newest citizen has been officially welcomed at Murrumbidgee Council’s citizenship ceremony on 14 June 2019.

Murrumbidgee Mayor Ruth McRae said it was a great pleasure to officially welcome Mr Venkateswar Kaigala as an Australian citizen.

Cr McRae said a citizenship ceremony is a very special time in a person’s journey to become an Australian.

“I am absolutely thrilled that Mr Kaigala has chosen to live in our wonderful part of the world.  

“I wish him every success in the future and hope Mr Kaigala enjoys his new life in the Murrumbidgee shire.

Originally from India, Mr Kaigala has embraced his life in Australia. He owns and operates the local eatery, Gum View Café.  

Mr Kaigala described the moment as a very proud moment in his life.

“I am very happy to take citizenship in the Murrumbidgee area,” said Mr Kaigala.

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