5 February, 2023
Local woman who “loves” friendly Gilgandra; one of three new citizens
A local woman who “loves” the welcoming atmosphere in Gilgandra, was one of three residents who recently took their Australian Citizenship during the Australia Day ceremony last week.
Yug Vyas, who’s family are co-owners of
the Silver Oaks and Orana Windmill Motels in
the region — as well as Jaimin Krupaben —
were both welcomed as new Australians at the
“We are very thankful for Australia, they
have welcomed us here, and it’s such an honour
to be part of this community,” Mr Vyas said of
“Gilgandra has given us a big
chance and opportunity, and we are very thankful
for that,” she added.
Moving to Australia six years ago, the
young family settled in Gilgandra last year, with
no plans of leaving any time soon.
“We love the atmosphere in Gilgandra, it’s just amazing. We never thought we could get this in a small town,” Mrs Vyas enthused.