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"How do I become a Marriage Celebrant?"

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Is it illegal for same sex couples to be married in Australia?

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Yes, the Australian Marriage Act 1961 does not currently recognise same sex marriages.

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How do I become a Marriage Celebrant?

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To become a Marriage Celebrant in Australia, you need to complete an online or class course that gives you a basic Certificate of Celebrancy. From there, you must apply to the Attorney General and pass a series of eligibility checks, including conflicts of interest, and community standing.

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What requirements does a person need to meet to apply for registration as a marriage celebrant?

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Certificate IV in Marriage Celebrancy.

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Do I automatically become an Australian Citizen once I am married?

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No. If you want to become a permanent resident in Australia, you will need to apply for a permanent visa.

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What is the Register of Marriage Celebrants?

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The Register of Marriage celebrants is a government list of currently registered Civil Celebrants.

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What does the Marriage Act Cover?

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The Act is mainly related to who can marry, and under which circumstances marriages will (and will not) be recognised.

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What does the term Minor mean in the Marriage Act?

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The term 'minor' refers to a person who is under the age of 18.

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How long does it take to get our Official Marriage Certificate after we are married?

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The office of Births Deaths and Marriages take about 10 days to produce your official marriage certificate, once the they take receipt of the paperwork from the Celebrant.

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Does Australia recognise foreign marriage?

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Yes, as long as the marriage was conducted legally in the country of origin, and that an original marriage certificate can be produced. However, there remains certain types of marriages that are not recognised in Australia, such as Same Sex unions, and underage (under 18) marriages.

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How does the law regarding Gay Marriage in Australia get changed?

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To change the law regarding Gay Marriage in Australia, a Bill (a proposal for a law or a change to an existing law) is introduced in the Senate. The Bill becomes law (an Act) when agreed to in identical form by both houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor-General.

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What does the term Legally Binding mean with regard to Marriage?

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This means that the marriage must be followed according to legal provisions. Since marriage is a contract between 2 people, the word 'binding' ensures that the terms of the contract are adhered to.

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Does the exclusive suburb of South Yarra offer any locations for our Marriage Ceremony?

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Yes, you could have your ceremony at either Como House, Gardens House, Nine Darling Street, or in the beautiful Fawkner Park.

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Were you the Celebrant for Jono and Clare on Channel 9?

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Yes, I was the Marriage Celebrant on the Married at First Sight series in 2016.

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What is the Celebrants Code of Practice?

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The Celebrants Code of Practice outlines the obligations, requirements and penalties associated with Civil Marriage Celebrants and non-secular Celebrants under Australian Law.

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Does it cost more for a celebrant who performs Themed Wedding Ceremonies?

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Yes, Themed Wedding Ceremonies are highly specialised, and require the services of a skilled wedding celebrant. You can expect to may more.

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What makes a gay same sex marriage different to a heterosexual marriage in Australia?

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Firstly, gay same sex marriages are generally referred to as a committment ceremonies, and secondly there is no legal paperwork. The wording during a gay union must be different to a legal civil union, whilst there is also no government marriage certificate issued. There is also no filing with Births Deaths and Marriages after the ceremony, because the Australian government does not currently recognised gay same sex marriages as legal.

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How do I find a suitable Marriage Celebrant?

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There are many places you can locate a suitable wedding celebrant, however I would start with the Register of Marriage Celebrants at the Attorney General's website.

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Can you perform a marriage ceremony in any state in Australia?

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Yes, the only difference is that I have to file the marriage papers with the 'Births, Deaths and Marriages' office in the state where the marriage is solemnised.

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What do I need if I want to apply for a Passport once I am married?

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You will need an Official Marriage Certificate from the office of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

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Why are there 3 Marriage Certificates?

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This is because one is sent to Births, Deaths and Marriages, one gets kept by the Celebrant, and one is given to the couple getting married.

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Do you supply an Official Marriage Certificate?

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No, Celebrants cannot supply this. You have to request this from the office of Births, Deaths and Marriages once you are married.

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Do Civil Celebrants solemnise more weddings than their religious counterparts?

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Yes. Civil Celebrants account for 70% of all solemnised marriages in Australia (according to 2012 statistics).

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Should I proceed with my wedding if I found that my partner is having an affair?

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My response as a Celebrant would be a resounding 'No', however my best advice would be to seek the guidance of a Marriage or Relationship Counsellor immediately.

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Where can we find Civil Celebrants in Croydon?

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My name is Tim Manger, I am a civil marriage celebrant who marries many couples in the croydon area each year, including the surrounding parks and local wedding venues.

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Where can I find a legal Civil Celebrant who performs marriages in Australia for couples from overseas?

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I am a legal marriage celebrant, with a wide range of expertise to ensure that you are legally married in Australia.

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