Sunraysia newest Australians: Heaven for new citizens

Lakshmi Reghunath and husband Rahule Sasi became Australian citizens together.

Lakshmi Reghunath and husband Rahule Sasi became Australian citizens together.

FOURTEEN Sunraysia residents took their oaths to live up to the values of this country and officially became Australians this week.

The region’s newest Australians come from countries including India, Uganda, Afghanistan, Egypt and China.

For Anilkumar Kunnampally, the ceremony was nine years in the making.

He said Australia was a “heaven” for those who wanted to live peacefully.

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