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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 07 May 2013
Printed Publication Date 07 May 2013





Government House

Canberra   ACT   2600



6 May 2013




Her Excellency the Governor-General is pleased to announce:


Recognition of RAOUL WALLENBERG as an Honorary Australian Citizen


for his tireless devotion to human life during the Holocaust.


By Her Excellency’s Command







Stephen Brady

Official Secretary to the Governor-General



The Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO, hosted at Government House, Canberra on Monday 6 May 2013, the presentation of a certificate of honorary citizenship, signed by the Governor-General and the Prime Minister, the Honourable Julia Gillard MP.


Honorary Australian citizenship is symbolic recognition, outside of the Citizenship Act 2007.   A copy of the certificate is attached.  The original certificate will be preserved and displayed by the Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre in Melbourne and the Sydney Jewish Museum.


Signed certificate of honorary citizenship for Raoul Wallenberg 6 May 2013.