Legal Needs & Fees:

Legal Requirements:

Ceremony Fees:

  • A Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) must be completed and lodged at least one calendar month, and no more than eighteen months before the wedding date.

    Birth Certificates    You MUST produce your original birth certificate (not photocopies) and photo ID (driver licence) OR a passport. If born in Australia you can get a copy of your Birth Certificate from the Department of Births Deaths and Marriages in the State you were born.

    Certificate of Name Change: Must also be provided if your name has been changed other than by a previous marriage.

    • If you are divorced:  You must produce a Decree Absolute or Divorce Certificate.
    • If you are widowed:  The original Death certificate must be produced.

      Note: Any document in a foreign language must be translated into English and certified as a correct translation.

    Witnesses:

    Two witnesses who are both over the age of 18 must to be present at your wedding to sign the Marriage Register and Certificates.  I can arrange witnesses for you if necessary.

    Prior to the wedding, both partners will be required to sign a Declaration under the Marriage Act 1961, stating it is their belief there is no legal impediment to the marriage. Photo identification (such as drivers licence or passport) must also be produced.

    OVERSEAS COUPLES

    Information and forms for your application to marry in Australia can be emailed to you, including information on Apostile stamp if required. Being married in Australia is uncomplicated and involves only one ceremony with your celebrant.

  • Packages available from $450 to $750. 

    The best rates are mid-week. When you confirm a booking date a non-refundable holding fee of $200 is required. 

    Talk to us re options….there is no obligation.

    THE FEE INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
    • Solemnisation of marriage and completion and lodging of legal documentation.
    • Discussion about wedding requirements 
    • Consultations by email, phone or in person.
    • Sample ceremonies vows, rituals, readings to help individualise your ceremony.
    • A rehearsal if required.
    • PA system for ceremony music 
    • Dress attire in keeping with your wedding.
    • On the wedding day check everything is ready as planned.

    ALSO PROVIDED:

    • Assistance with your application for the “Certificate of Marriage” issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages. This certificate is needed when changing to married name on all legal documents.
    • A (Presentation) Marriage Certificate and a printed “keepsake” copy of your ceremony.
    • Wedding table and chair and signing pen (If required) for signing the marriage register.
    • Provide a PA system with hands- for guests to hear all the beautiful words of your ceremony including maybe you reading your vows. 
    • For private beach elopements ask about extra touches included for beach settings. 
    • Your celebrant is an important part of your special day.

Testimonials:

Coleene thank you for such a beautiful and memorable wedding. It all feels like a blur of happiness at this point. I am grateful you put so much thought and effort into our ceremony, into the story, and helping calm my David when he was rushing around like a madman. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You will always be remembered when we think of our special day. Many blessings to you and take care… you’re living it rough over there in that beautiful country.Big hugs,

David and Lexi

We were so excited for Kylie to be our celebrant. The ceremony was full of touching moments and laughter. Adding our personal details within the ceremony made it absolutely special. We were so impressed with Kylie’s style of delivering the ceremony and would definitely recommend her as a friendly, organised and a professional celebrant! Thank you darling for a lifetime of memories xoxo

Terri and Yulia

Coleene wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you for providing a beautiful and perfect ceremony for John and I on Saturday. So many of our family and friends came up to me after the ceremony saying it was one of the best they had ever attended. Thank you so much for providing the beautiful print out of our ceremony so that we have a keepsake and can look back on. Once again thank you so much for helping us have the best day of our lives and being the perfect celebrant. You were an absolute pleasure to work with. Cheers

Mr. and Mrs. Single

Kylie thankyou for being our Celebrant, you made every step of our wedding planning easy and went above and beyond to make our ceremony extra special and just what we dreamed of. You are so down to earth and easy going: as well as being organised, friendly and professional, I will defiantly recommend you,

Emma and Kane

Coleene we just wanted to thank you for being our celebrant on our wedding day and for all your help and kindness. It meant so much to us.

Kara and Dan

Kylie was just perfect! Made us feel so at ease and everything was so well organized. It was a beautiful ceremony and would recommend Kylie to anyone for their special day She is a beautiful person inside and out xxxx

Cassie & Darren

Coleene thank you so much for creating our perfect ceremony. It was everything we had hoped for, relaxed, casual, full of giggles, a few tears and most importantly lots of love!Thank you for being a part of it you have been so lovely to deal with from our very first phone call, your warmth really helped to make our day the perfect elopement with kids.

Lisa & Mike

Kylie married us at Paronella Park .We felt so incredibly lucky to have this amazingly kind lovely lady marry us in such a beautiful part of the world. Kylie made the whole planning process from 2 states away so easy and she helped us create a loving beautiful and memorable ceremony. She listened to our thoughts, provided guidance where needed, but most of all created a beautiful loving atmosphere on the day. What an amazing soul you are Kylie. Thank you so much. Xxxxxx

Kristina and Roberto

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