Standard Marriage Ceremony


This is an initial deposit.

For those wanting a simple marriage ceremony at venue of choice within 75km of Balnarring Beach with under 100 guests.


My Standard Services include:

  • An obligation-free initial meeting at either my residence in Balnarring Beach or a mutually agreeable location, where we can get to know each other, discussing your desires for your ceremony, asking any questions you may have, informing you of the necessary legal steps and discussing your position as to proceeding with a booking.
  • If you decide to proceed, date, time and venue of ceremony to be confirmed as to my availability and a formal booking to be made, either at this meeting or at a second scheduled meeting. The Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM), being the first of the necessary legal documents, to be filled in. This needs to be done between 18 months and one month before the marriage ceremony.
  • Two possible simple marriage ceremonies being offered.
  • A rehearsal at venue or alternative suitable location in the week or two prior to the ceremony.
  • The provision of a professional quality portable wireless PA system if required, with facility for playing music for your ceremony. (An operator will need to be provided by you).
  • A table and chairs for the signing table, including white cloth, and another table for symbolic ritual if desired. (Decorations and rituals to be supplied by you).
  • Arriving at least 45 minutes prior to the ceremony to ensure everything is set ready to go on time for your ceremony.
  • The conducting of the ceremony.
  • A professionally printed party Marriage Certificate. (N.B. This is not a legal document).
  • The preparation and lodgement of all legal documentation within the required timeframe.
  • All personal information collected, handled, stored or disclosed about you shall be managed in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000.
  • My dress attire to be appropriate in consultation with you.

On the basis that the couple:

  • Provide all necessary proof of documentation of either Birth Certificate and Driver License (or other photo ID) or Passports, to prepare the Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM).
  • Provide all necessary documentation of the end of a previous marriage, by either divorce or death, if applicable.
  • Complete the Declaration of No Legal Impediment of Marriage, approximately one week prior to the ceremony taking place. (The rehearsal is a good time for this).
  • Agree to arrive at venue, no later than 15 minutes after scheduled start time.
  • Organise bookings or permits of venue as applicable.
  • Not change the date, time or venue of ceremony without discussion as to my availability.
  • Provide their own music and an operator (may use my PA system).
  • Organise two witnesses who are 18 years or over, and supply me their full names, with correct spelling, at least two weeks prior to ceremony.
  • Pay a deposit of $325 within 7 days of signing agreement and balance at least 14 days prior to ceremony date.This is an initial deposit.


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