Government Links

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Some Government websites you may find useful during the process of getting married.

Attorney-General’s Department

You must be married by an Authorised Marriage Celebrant to be legally married in Australia.

~ List of Commonwealth Registered Celebrants: How to check your Celebrant is Authorised
~ Who can perform a marriage ceremony in Australia? There are four types of Marriage Celebrants
~ Getting married: Rules to getting married in Australia
~ Marriage equality: When the law changed in Australia
~ Complain about a marriage celebrant: How to make a complaint and how it is handled

QLD Registry of Births, Deaths, Marriages & Divorces

All the information you need, if born in QLD.

~ Births, Deaths & Marriages: How to apply for a new Certificate
~ Marriage, Weddings & Civil Partnerships: Your rights as a couple
~ Ending a marriage, de facto relationship or Civil Partnership: What you need to know
~ Deaths, Wills & Probate: How to register a Death, Make a Will and Funeral Assistance & Estates
~ Changing your Name: How to Change your Name
~ Correcting a Certificate: How to Correct an error on a Certificate

NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages

All the information you need, if born in NSW.

~ Births, Deaths & Marriages: How to apply for a new Certificate
~ Marriages, Relationships & Divorces: Your rights as a couple
~ Deaths, Wills & Deceased Estates: How to register a Death, Make a Will and Deceased Estates
~ Changing your Name: How to Change your Name
~ Correcting an Error: How to change the details on a birth, death or marriage record

Department of Home Affairs

Immigration and Citizenship: Find out about Australian Visas, immigration and Citizenship

~ Explore visa options
~ How to become an Australian Citizen

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI)

If you produce a document in a language other than English, I will need you to obtain an official NAATI certified translation of the document to confirm your identification. NAATI is the national standards and accreditation body for translators and interpreters in Australia.

~ Online Directory: Find an accredited translator or interpreter