Happy Day for Brand New Australians

L-R: Man Wai Lau, Leigh Gray, Richa Karki

On 26 January, Brighton welcomed two new Australian citizens at an official citizenship ceremony. Mayor Leigh Gray welcomed Man Wai Lau and Richa Karki and wished the two women the warmest of welcomes.

“This is such an important pledge and we’re very proud to welcome you to the Brighton Municipality. We wish you a wonderful future as a citizen here in our local community,” said Mayor Gray.

Having lived in Australia for the last nine years, Karki is happy to officially be an Australian. “Australia has always felt like home to me. Now I am officially an Australian citizen! A new journey has unfolded and I am thankful
to everyone who helped me through this,” she said.