Ceremonies, celebrating the Power of Love
Pride Ceremonies®
by Jennifer Cram, Civil Partnership Notary and Celebrant

  Celebrating 12 years of providing relaxed, entertaining, non-traditional ceremonies for the LGBTIQ community, initially under the banner of GL-Unions, the first celebrant in Australia to provide a dedicated website focusing on the needs of same-sex couples. Rebranded in 2009 as Pride Ceremonies.

Pride Ceremonies® is owned and operated by Jennifer Cram, voted Queensland's #1 Marriage Celebrant - Winner, ABIA Awards 2013


Here's what you need to do
  1. You have to give Notice of your intention to marry to your celebrant at least a full calendar month before the big day using the official Notice of Intended Marriage
  2. You have show your celebrant proof of your date and place of birth (birth certificate or passport), together with photo ID.
  3. If either of you has been married before you have to show proof of how that marriage ended (divorce or death certificate)
  4. You have to sign a Declaration of No Legal Impediment to  Marriage quite close to the big day
  5. On the day you have to have two adult witnesses present. They do not have to be Australian citizens or residents.
  6. Your celebrant still has to recite a passage from the Marriage Act which includes the legal definition of marriage, which now reads "the union of two people"
  7. You have to say certain words to create the marriage
  8. You, your witnesses and the celebrant have to sign the Register and the certificates
And then, you get to live happily ever after as Mrs&Mrs, Mr&Mr, or Mr&Mrs, as the case may be.

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