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Four nuns from the Mittagong Convent became naturalised Australian Citizens at a ceremony held at the Mittagong Shire Council Chambers in December, 1962. They were Sister Cecilia de Luna, from the Philippines, Sister Amada Garcia, from Spain, Sister Jeanne Dartos (French) and Sister Mary van Dijk, (Dutch). Sister Amada Garcia takes the Oath of Allegiance. Many migrants from Spain now are living in Australia, and Sister Garcia hopes that her example of becoming naturalized will be allowed by many of them

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A12111, 1/1962/12/1
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