Australian Government Websites & Information

Attorney General's Department:  click here

Official Marriage Certificate Application Form:  To apply for an 'official' Marriage Certificate from the Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, click here to see the different options of certificates. You will need this marriage certificate/extract application form if you are wanting to change your surname after marriage.

The Code of Practice for Marriage Celebrants

Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ QLD:  click here

Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ NSW:  click here

Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ VIC:  click here
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ SA:  click here
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ WA:  click here
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ NT:  click here
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ Tas:  click here
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages ~ ACT:  click here

Park/Venue Booking Enquiries & Information

Brisbane City Council:  Park booking enquiries click here.

Ipswich City Council:  click here

Logan City Council:  click here
Gold Coast City Council: click here

Redland Shire Council:  click here

Sunshine Coast City Council:  click here

Relationship Support Services

Relationships Australia:  click here
Family Relationships Online:  click here
Breath of Life Counselling Service:  click here

Better Relationships (Anglicare):  click here

Living Well (A General Directory of Counselling Services): click here

Other Service Providers

(Please Note: I do not receive any commission or gain any financial benefit from recommending the following businesses. I have personally seen their work & happily recommend them. I take no responsibility for their services or the outcome of your interaction with them, as they are completely separate from me, however I'm sure you won't be disappointed should you choose to use any of these service providers ;)
Photography & Videography

Reverie Photography by Design: Ipswich based Wedding Photographer capturing the precious moments on your special day.
Rick is currently offering a 10% discount to any couples who have booked me as their celebrant, on any wedding photography package chosen (minimum 6 hours).

Life Portraits: Brisbane Wedding & Portrait Photographers
Fun, professional photographers, capturing incredible life moments.

Moffatt Photography: Creating dramatic, multi-dimensional images that will be cherished for generations!
Moffatt Photography specialise in Weddings, Commercial, Children & Portraits. Friendly & professional!

Webbshots Photography: Capturing Moments that create a Lifetime of Memories. (Camilla was the photographer at my wedding) Camilla McLaren 0401448911


Nikki Blades Photography: Professional wedding photography to suit every style. Complete packages starting from only $895. Includes digital negatives.

All Occasions Videos: Wedding Videography Brisbane and Gold Coast

Motion Art Cinematography: Specialising in wedding video production, Motion Art offers high definition, documentary style that will have you cherishing your memories for years to come.

Wild Bunch Weddings: Award winning wedding videographer for the Sunshine Coast and Noosa, Toowoomba, and New South Wales.
Wedding Planners

event TH!S: Exhibitions & Event Planning Company specialising in weddings, corporate & occasions. Click here


Ceremony Decorations/Hire Equipment

Simply Elegant Occasions: Function planning, coordination & hire. Planning a wedding? Organising a birthday? Celebrating an anniversary? Or just need those finishing touches. Simply Elegant Occasions can give your function that WOW! factor.

Circle of Love Weddings - Brisbane: Luxury Wedding styling & hire. For beach, garden or indoor venues.

Beautiful Beach Weddings: Australia's leading online beach wedding theming & accessories store. Ceremony styling and hire for outdoor weddings in SE Qld.

Down the Aisle: Specialising in creating the perfect beach or garden wedding aisle for you.


Hair & Make-up

Cakes & Cake Decorations

The Cupcake Taste: Hand Crafted Beautiful and Fun Loving Cupcakes,Cakes and Cookies, Enjoyed by all! The Cup Cake Taste is based in Brisbane created by Sammy Gollschewski.

Katie Young's Cakes: A Brisbane cake maker/artist who creates awesome cakes for any occasion. Check out her page on facebook... Katie Young's Cakes

Butterfly Release

Butterfly Encounters:
If you're considering releasing butterflies during your ceremony go to...




Brisbane Bouquets: This team of two qualified florists specailises in weddings & accepts only one wedding booking per day. They do all deliveries themselves, from showing the bride how to hold and care for her bouquet, to pinning the buttonholes on the boys, then putting out table centres and cake flowers.

Green & Bloom Wedding Flowers: a Brisbane based wedding floristry business providing simply beautiful bridal bouquets and wedding flowers at a competitive price for brides in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Beautiful wedding flowers for all budgets.


Invitation Designs by Eliza 
Click here to view the facebook page :)

Invite With Style 
Phone: 0420 201 650

Amanda Riley Invitations & Graphic Design

Little Dance Invitations


Reception/Ceremony Venues

Boulevard Gardens, Indooroopilly: Wedding and Function Centre, Spectacular Garden Settings, Incomparable Service And A Convenient Location Combine to make Boulevard Gardens unlike any other. (See photos of 'James & Haley's Wedding' taken there... just beautiful!)

Joncia Gardens, Logan Reserve: one of Brisbane's finest Garden Wedding Venues. The perfect garden photo opportunity for your wedding or family picture.

Floating Images - Hot Air Balloon Flights: Looking for a unique ceremony venue... why not get married in a hot air balloon?!

Music, Entertainment & DJ's

Piper Joe ~ Aussie-Scot Events: Thinking of having the ambience of bagpipes playing at your special occasion or event?? Piper Joe McGhee is an experienced piper born in Scotland! Your guests will love & remember Joe's piping for years to come!

PJ's DJ Hire: Professional Mobile DJ...
Weddings, Birthdays, Special Occasions - any occasion.
When all you need is Music...

PJ's DJ Hire

Funeral Homes...

Caring Angels Funerals
Call Amanda Amos on (07) 5460 9495 or 0401077348

Reed & Bottcher, Simplicity Funerals, Ipswich
Paul Whear (Manager & Funeral Director), Dale Wolland (Funeral Director)
Address: 63 Roderick Street, Ipswich
Phone: (07) 3812 2011

Swanborough Funerals
Address: 17 Annie Street, Coopers Plains Qld
Phone: (07) 3277 3458
Phone: 1800 100 411 (24 hours a day)

L.R. Thomas Funeral Director

Lee Thomas (Owner/Funeral Director)
Address: 24 McGill Street, Basin Pocket, Ipswich
Phone: 3281 7961

Newhaven Funerals, Stapylton
Address: 21 Quinns Hill Road West, Stapylton
Phone: (07) 3807 4444

White Lady Funerals, Chelmer, Kelvin Grove
Address: 123 Oxley Road, Chelmer
Phone: (07) 3278 2590

Address: 270 Kelvin Grove Road, Kelvin Grove
Phone: (07) 3356 1784