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Legal Obligations - to the Marriage Act 1961

You must both be over the age of 18 years.

The Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) should be filled no sooner than one year and no later than one full calendar month before the wedding ceremony.

When filling the NOIM, you need to produce your original Birth Certificates if born in Australia and Passports if born overseas.

If filling NOIM by hand it must be written in black pen.

If either of you have been previously married you must produce your Divorce Decree Absolute papers prior to the marriage.

If either of your spouses is deceased then you must produce the Death Certificate.

On the day of your marriage you must have 2 witnesses over the age of 18 years.

You must have the Monitum in the wedding ceremony.

You must say the words…

“I call upon the persons here present to witness that I …”   stating your full name at some stage during the wedding ceremony.

Same-Sex Marriage Legal at Last

  • On 7th December 2017, the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017 bill was passed in Australian parliament. The Act amended the Marriage Act 1961 to allow marriage between two persons, regardless of their gender (Yay!)

How Nola Helps

  • Nola is an experienced Authorised Civil Marriage Celebrant who abides by the Code of Conduct for Marriage Celebrants, as specified by the Attorney General's Department.
  • She will supply and help you prepare and lodge all the required legal documents including the all-important Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM).
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My promise to you

Nola Walter Authorised Marriage Celebrant Perth

My solemn promise and commitment to you is to make your wedding ceremony as beautiful and as memorable as it can be.

It is an honour and a privilege to be a part of this wonderful journey you are beginning together.

My first interview with you is completely free with no obligation. I feel it is very important for you to meet with me, so you will trust that what I have to offer you is exactly what you want for your all-important day.

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0411 221 137



137 Fifth Ave, Mt Lawley
Western Australia 6050