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Important information for all couples about Wills

The Canberra Times posted an article today advising same sex couples about some things to consider when  they decide to get married.   However, the information is relevant to ALL couples and is worth a quick read.

It addresses the importance of having a will, defacto status and binding agreements.

98% of all couples I see don’t […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Canberra Small Weddings, Gay wedding Canberra, Same sex couple weddings, same sex couples marriage, same sex couples wanting to marry|Comments Off on Important information for all couples about Wills|

Same sex marriage legislation finally passed

Here is the link to the Canberra Times article

It is all systems go!  Please contact me for detailed information of what is required for you to be married.

By |December 7th, 2017|Gay wedding Canberra, Same sex couple weddings, same sex couples marriage, same sex couples wanting to marry|Comments Off on Same sex marriage legislation finally passed|

Good news for same sex couples who married overseas

Many gay and lesbian couples were so frustrated with the out dated marriage laws here in Australia that they flew overseas and were legally married in another country such as the US, New Zealand or United Kingdom.

If you haven’t already, make sure you register that marriage here in Australia.  Because on the date that […]

By |December 4th, 2017|Gay wedding Canberra, ideas for gay couples wedding, Same sex couple weddings, same sex couples marriage|Comments Off on Good news for same sex couples who married overseas|

When can Gay and Lesbian couples get married in Australia?

Updated  – updated:

You can get married now!  See your celebrant as soon as you have a date in mind and complete a Notice of Intended marriage form.

So what should we do now?

I highly recommend that you commence your research on suppliers such as venues, celebrants and photographers and start to book in your wedding […]

Same sex couples – How do we get married in Canberra?

I have been receiving inquiries from a number of same sex couples who want to get married as soon as possible.

How do gay couples in Canberra get married?   What should they do first?

Update!!  The law was passed for same sex couples to be married effective from 9 December 2017.  This means same sex couples […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Gay wedding Canberra, ideas for gay couples wedding, marriage celebrants in Canberra, same sex couples wanting to marry, same sex marriage|Comments Off on Same sex couples – How do we get married in Canberra?|

At last! Same Sex Marriages can happen in Australia

The first hurdle in finally catching up with the rest of the world has been jumped!

Now all that needs to happen is for the Act to be passed, a date of implementation set and new guidelines and forms to be made available to celebrants.

When can gay couples be married in Canberra?   A good question!  […]

By |November 16th, 2017|Gay wedding Canberra, Same sex couple weddings, same sex couples marriage, same sex couples wanting to marry|Comments Off on At last! Same Sex Marriages can happen in Australia|

How to make your Celebrant blush

Being a Celebrant here in Canberra is such a wonderful experience.  I know I have said it before, but I love my job!

Who else gets to regularly share in such beautiful moments when a couple are committing to spend their lives with each other?

Every wedding is different in how it happens, and on the […]

By |November 6th, 2017|how to choose a celebrant, marriage celebrant review, marriage celebrants in Canberra|Comments Off on How to make your Celebrant blush|

Gold Creek Chapel wedding

Michael from Canberra Small Weddings in action at the Gold Creek Chapel just after I performed Matt and Clachere’s ceremony.

Affordable Canberra Wedding Option

Well, it would be an understatement to say that times are tough.

Mortgages are high, and for many couples wanting to get married, the large dream wedding is quickly becoming that – just a dream.

Luckily for Canberra couples wanting to get married, there are a number of options available to have a fantastic wedding day […]

Small Wedding Specialist – 4 options to large expensive weddings

For many couples today, the idea of spending around $30,000 to $50,000 for the average Australian wedding is just crazy.

They have other priorities such as a mortgage, children, holidays or they simply can’t see the value in spending so much just on one day.

So, what are the options?

1:  Elope overseas- grab your partner and head […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Affordable wedding options in Canberra, how to organise your wedding, Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings, surprise weddings|Comments Off on Small Wedding Specialist – 4 options to large expensive weddings|