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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 […]

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 […]

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!  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pialligo Estate Small weddings

Here is a link to one of the weddings we did at Pialligo Estate under our banner of Canberra Small Weddings.

Pialligo Estate is a fantastic venue for smaller weddings, and if you add in our services of a celebrant and photographer all for only $1200 – you have the perfect wedding day!

Here is the Pialligo […]

Pialligo Estate wedding in the Glass House

It was a stormy looking sky that greeted us when we arrived for Peter and Amanda’s wedding at Pialligo Estate.  Peter was there waiting with his mates and we were just waiting for Amanda to arrive.

Just as she started to walk down the isle the first few spits of rain hit, not a problem, […]