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"Which relatives can I legally marry in Australia?"

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Which relatives can I legally marry in Australia?

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You are legally allowed to marry your Cousin, Niece, Nephew, Aunty or Uncle.

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If my partner is travelling on a Holiday Visa can they be legally married while they are in Australia?

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Yes, anybody can be legally married while in Australia.

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Which relatives is it illegal to marry in Australia?

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You cannot marry your, Sister, Brother, Mother or Father.

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How do we go about getting married in Australia?

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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.

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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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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).

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We are an Interfaith couple from Indonesia can we be legally married in Australia?

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Yes, it is legal for all denominations to be married to each other in Australia, Hindu, Muslim, Catholic, Buddhist and so on.

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Can you marry us legally in Australia if we are from Malaysia?

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Yes, I can legally marry you if you are from Malaysia.

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Can we be legally married in Australia if I am Buddhist and my partner is Muslim?

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Yes, it is legal for all denominations to be married in Australia. I have performed many legal ceremonies between Muslim and Buddhist couples.

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Can you legally marry us outside Australia?

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No. For marriages to be legal in Australia, the ceremony must be solemnised within Australia or within Australian territorial waters.

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Can you marry us legally in Australia if we are from Vietnam?

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Yes, I can legally marry you if you are from Vietnam.

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Can you marry us legally in Australia if we are from Singapore?

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Yes, I can legally marry you if you are from Singapore.

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Can we be legally married in Australia if I am Hindu and my partner is Muslim?

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Yes, it is legal for all denominations to be married in Australia. I have performed many legal ceremonies between Muslims and Hinuds.

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Can you marry us legally in Australia if we are from China?

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Yes, you are more than welcome to be married in Australia if you are from China.

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Are we legally allowed to be married on a Boat in Australia?

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Yes, provided that the boat is within Australian waters.

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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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Can anyone do the Interpreting during a ceremony?

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No, an Interpreter must be qualified accordingly. It is not admissable to allow a non-qualified family member, friend or relative to Interpret.

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Are you an advocate of Gay and Same Sex Marriages?

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Yes, I fully support the rights of gay and same sex couples to marry in Australia.

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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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Can a Master of Ceremonies conduct funerals and naming days?

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Yes, however a Master of Ceremonies is not legally empowered to conduct Civil Marriage Ceremonies.

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What is an impediment to marriage?

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This is where there is some obstacle preventing the marriage from proceeding legally.

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Can you legally marry us if we are both Catholic?

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Yes, although I would need to marry you at a location that was not on church grounds.

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Can the minister of our parish legally marry us outside the church grounds?

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Yes, although if both partners are of the same denomination (example: Catholic), then the minister may require you to be married within the parish grounds.

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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.

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What is a Prospective Marriage Visa?

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A Prospective Marriage Visa allows you entry into Australia, and potentially marry your intended fiance (utilising your visa's nine month validity period).

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