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How old do the witnesses at a marriage ceremony need to be

"How old do the witnesses at a marriage ceremony need to be?"

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How old do the witnesses at a marriage ceremony need to be?

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18 years. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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You need 2 witnesses over the age of 18 to witness the signing of your marriage certificates and marriage register. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Yes, the Australian Marriage Act 1961 does not currently recognise same sex marriages. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is the NOIM the only form I need to complete prior to my wedding day?

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No, apart from the NOIM you will also need to complete a Declaration of No Impediment to Marriage, which I provide and witness. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Do the witnesses at my wedding ceremony need to be Australian Citizens?

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No, as long as they are a minimum of 18 years of age. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Certificate IV in Marriage Celebrancy. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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You will need an Official Marriage Certificate from the office of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Why does the NOIM ask if I am related to my partner?

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Because in Australia, you cannot legally marry your mother, father, brother, sister (or any ancestor where the blood line is too close). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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I am planning an outdoor wedding, do I need a contingency plan?

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Yes, you always need to consider extreme weather conditions (hot or cold), and have a secondary indoor option. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Do I need to change my name after I am married?

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No. Women who are married under Australian Law automatically have ther name changed, because the Offical Marriage Certificate acts as a psuedo name change certificate. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Why do you do an Authorisation?

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This is to qualify my legal status to your guests and witnesses. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Can we Invite an Indigenous Elder to conduct our wedding ceremony?

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Yes, provided that the legal elements are performed by me (Civil Celebrant). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What form do I need in order to apply to be married?

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You will need to complate a Notice of Intended Marriage. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Can I use my commemorative marriage certificate to get a Passport?

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No, you will need to apply for an Official Marriage Certificate to get a passport. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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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. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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We are looking for an officiant in the Yarra Valley region can you help?

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Yes, I am a fully qualified marriage Officiant who can solemnise your marriage in the Yarra Valley region. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Yes, I am a fully qualified marriage Officiant who can solemnise your marriage on the Mornington Peninsula. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Yes, I am a fully qualified marriage Officiant who can solemnise your marriage in the Dandenong Ranges. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What is the shortest possible time needed for a marriage ceremony?

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Less than 10 minutes. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Do you stay around after the ceremony?

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No, since I am a Master of Ceremonies, I usually have other events to attend. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is there anywhere in Eltham that you can recommend for our marriage ceremony?

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Yes, I highly recommend either Ballara Receptions, or the old Dutch artist's colony at Montsalvat. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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If the State I live in recognises gay marriage am I legally married?

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No. The Australian Marriage Act 1961 is a federal law, meaning that the States effectively have no power to change it (this must be done by the senate that sits in Canberra). Federal law covers the nation, whereas state-law is specific to that state only. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Which Act needs to be modified in order to allow same sex gay marriage in Australia?

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The Act that needs to be modified to allow same sex gay marriages (in Australia) is the Australian Marriage Act 1961. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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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. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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I am an International Marriage Consultant, so I can assist you every step of the way to being legally married in Australia. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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