Services provided by Canberra Marriage Celebrant Judy include;

  • Legal marriage ceremonies;
  • Renewal of marriage vows ceremonies: and
  • Commitment celebrations (for couples who have been or are about to be legally married at another time and place.)

Let’s meet each other initially. Tell me your plans and see if you think I’m the Celebrant for YOU. There’s no fee for this initial chat meeting.

Being a full time celebrant I’m not limited to week ends or evenings to meet with you or to conduct your ceremony – I have great availability for you to chose YOUR time!

Call or contact me to arrange our first meeting (see my Contact page).



LEGALS ONLY – with just 2 witnesses

style ceremony


  • My commitment to ensure your ceremony is personal, professionally prepared and presented. Along with my experience of many years as a Celebrant having conducted hundreds of ceremonies.
  • The appointment when you lodge your Notice of Intention to Marry form (NOIM) with me, pay the booking fee and we begin planning.
  • All legal paperwork provided to you, handled and lodged promptly.
  • No other bookings that will compete with my time for your ceremony!
  • Celebration marriage certificate presented to you on your wedding day.
  • A comfortable, quiet meeting room also suitable for your legal wedding.
  • Information on how to apply for your official marriage certificate.
  • Provide a backup Celebrant in an emergency.

No ‘ceremony’ as such


style ceremony with just a few guests


ALL ‘Legal Only’ inclusions

  • A folder of ideas and examples, any of which could be included in your personal ceremony.
  • Your ceremony written to your personal requirements.
  • Presentation copy of your Order of Ceremony.
  • A Marriage Ceremony portfolio containing written information that must legally be given to all marrying couples.
  • My personal travel costs, parking, venue admission fees (where applicable) – travel to your venue.
  • A letter of proof of lodgement of NOIM (when required for visa applications).


style ceremony – with lots & lots of guests


ALL ‘Small & Intimate’ inclusions

  • PA system, a signing table and chair.
  • Local rehearsal within the week before the ceremony (if requested).
  • Information on ceremony venue suggestions (if requested)
  • Research for any special requirements for your ceremony (when requested).
  • Rituals within your ceremony (if requested)
  • Can arrange a presentation copy of your ceremony translated into another language – perhaps for your non-english speaking family (at cost).


style ceremony- with or without guests



ALL other inclusions

  • Sending and receiving your legal forms and ceremony information if living at a distance.
  • My personal travel costs, parking, venue admission fees AND overnight accommodation costs (where applicable).

(may not include rehearsal, depending on wedding location)



Payment of Fees

Payment of Fees for any type of Ceremony as follows:

$200 booking fee due at time of booking Celebrant’s services (lodgement of NOIM form with Celebrant) and for work undertaken;

followed by remainder of payment paid in full up to 2 weeks before the ceremony.

Fees payable by cash or bank transfer.

Fee Refund Policy

1. A fee paid to retain the Celebrant’s services for any type of ceremony and at the time of lodgement of the NOIM form with the Celebrant and for work already undertaken, is not refundable.

2. When a full fee has been paid and the marriage is NOT solemnised, or the celebration is cancelled, where notice of cancellation of the ceremony is given up to 14 days prior to the ceremony date OR where the Celebrant gives notice that she cannot perform the ceremony, the Celebrant shall refund that part of the fee that was not the initial retainer fee, except where the fee has been paid to the emergency backup Celebrant on behalf of the marrying couple.

3. In other cases the Celebrant may refund a fee.

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