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What type of Readings can I use

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What type of Readings can I use?

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There is no strict tradition when selecting readings, however they are typically extracts of poems, prose, novels, song lyrics and movies

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Do you have samples of readings I can download?

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Yes, you can download a range of popular readings by selecting 'Relevant Section'

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Do guests have to read at my ceremony?

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No, readings are optional

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Why are some wedding ceremonies longer than others?

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Ceremony length may vary due to the addition of readings, rituals, and vows

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What is the current UHF wireless frequency that Celebrants are allowed to use?

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As of January 1 2015, Celebrants using wireless PA Systems on the UHF band, can use wireless devices that operate in the range of either 520-694MHz or 1790-1800MHz

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Which UHF wireless frequency is unable to be used by Celebrants?

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As of January 1st 2015, Celebrants using UHF wireless sound systems, must use the frequency range 694MHz-820MHz

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What signature do I use to sign the Marriage Certificates?

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You use your normal signature (the one you always use). Your signature is simply your stamp or seal

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Can I still use my maiden name after I am married?

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Yes, you can legally use either your maiden name or married name (depending on your requirements)

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What is Consanguinity?

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This is the term used to describe intimate relationships between people who are related

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How long is a standard Ceremony?

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My standard ceremony is about 20 - 25 minutes in duration, depending on whether you are including readings, rituals or some other tradition or ritual

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Can anyone do a Reading at my Ceremony?

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Yes. You may select family or friends to perform a reading at your ceremony, and they can ready (basically) anything

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How much do you charge for a Ceremony?

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My fee varies depending on what type of ceremony you require and where

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What is a NOIM?

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The NOIM (Notice of Intended Marriage) is the primary document required under Australian Law, used to notify the government that you wish to be married

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What is the role of the Usher at a Ceremony?

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The usher is meant to be an auxilary person, often used for any odd (important) jobs, such as starting and stopping the music and seating guests

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Are there any copyright issues when printing the order of service?

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Yes, if printing an Order of Service, you need to obtain licences when using copyrighted poetry or dramatic works

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What is Nullity of Marriage?

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This is the Australian term used to describe a marriage that is not legal, because it was solemnised based on tenous, illegal, fraudulaent or deceptive means

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When can my children begin using my new married name?

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Your childrens names are legally the name that is printed on their birth certificates, however they can use your married name through association or usage

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What is the purpose of The Asking?

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The Asking is used to verify if the bride and groom are getting married because they want to (and not because they were forced or mislead)

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Can I use a Birth Extract as proof of ID?

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Yes, you may use an official extract of an entry in an official register, showing the date and place of birth of the person

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Is the wording in a gay same sex committment ceremony different to a legal wedidng ceremony?

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Yes, it is illegal for me to use words from the Montum and Legal Vow section of the Australian Marriage Act when marrying gay same sex couples

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What does it mean to use a name by Association?

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Using a name by association simply means you adopt a name by using it. Whilst it is not legal (ie; you can't use it to get a passport, social security or insurance), it is not illegal

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Why are readings performed at a wedding ceremony?

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Readings are a way to invite others to partake in your ceremony. They are also a great way for others to express their feelings about the bride and groom, using a variety of texts

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Can my guests perform religous readings at my ceremony?

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Yes, you may select religous texts and scriptures if you feel this would help define your day

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Can you recommend readings for my ceremony?

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Yes, I have a range of popular texts on my site from which you can choose

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Could we have a marine style wedding theme at the Melbourne Aquarium?

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Yes, you could take some ides from movies such as 'Little Mermaid, 'Finding Nemo' and 'Sharks Tale' and prepare vows, rituals and readings that all have an underlying marine theme. The bridal party could also dress in marine colours, whilst the entire exchange of vows could be set against the aquarium's Fish Bowl

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