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How Can a Celebrant Make Our Ceremony Unique to Us?
Telling your story always makes the ceremony unique to you. The wedding ceremony is at the heart of your wedding day and I get to the heart of your love story. Fiona King
We’re Chinese Nationalities, Do We Need to Be Australian Citizens to Marry in Australia?
You may Marry in Australia no matter what Nationality or Citizen status. A couple can holiday in Australia and get married while they are in the country. Fiona King
How Do Same Sex Couple Lodge Notice of Intended Marriage Paperwork?
Same Sex Couples will lodge a Notice of Intent just as all couples do. Contact a celebrant, have an initial meeting to make your choice of celebrant , then your ready to sign a Notice of Intent to Marry with the celebrant as an authorised witness. One month's notice before the wedding must be given. Documents required are : Birth Certificate ( if you have one from your country of... Read More »
They Say I Need to Find a Wedding Officiant That I Feel Truly Comfortable With. I Do Not Know Any. Where Do I Start?
Reviews! The great thing s about the internet is reviews, take a look around and check celebrants google and Social Media reviews. What couples say about a celebrant will give you great insight into their style and how they look after their couple. Most celebrants are happy to have obligation free interviews, phone calls and skype or FB Facetime if you're not travelling to your wedding destination. You'll know when... Read More »
If a Couple Wishes to Elope How Soon Should They Contact You?
In Australia you must sign a "Notice of Intent To Marry Form " One month before the wedding date. You can sign a Notice of Intent To Marry Form in your country before travelling to Australia for the Wedding. An experienced will give you instructions on how to complete the if you are in a different country. In Australia, you sign the Notice of intent to Marry with the celebrant.... Read More »
I Want to Write My Own Vows but I Don’t Know Where to Start, How Will a Celebrant Help?
Exchanging Vows are the very centre of the wedding ceremony. Vows need to Include the legal Sentences, " I ask all here to witness that I ....... take you ......... to be my wedding wife/husband/partner in marriage." After that, you can write your own vows. A celebrant will have a number of options for you to choose from. I suggest you cut and paste lines you relate to from what... Read More »
Does a Wedding Celebrant Need to Attend Our Wedding Rehearsal?
Celebrants conduct 100's of weddings so gain experience in what works and what does not, that can be a great benefit at a rehearsal. You don't need a celebrant at a rehearsal if the main focus is figuring out the bridal entrance at your locations. AS a celebrant I prefer a rehearsal with only the couple to go through the speaking parts of the ceremony. The most important part fo... Read More »