A well organised, reliable, trustworthy and professional public speaker based in the Northern metro area of Adelaide. I am a friendly, approachable, caring and compassionate person who will value your ideas, your dreams, your culture & your beliefs. I take pride in my appearance and my work and would feel honoured to help you create the perfect ceremony, whether its for a marriage, renewal of vows or naming day. I will help you create an unforgettable memory that accurately portrays your sense of celebration, joy, fun, romance and meaning.
Q: When can I get married and how much notice must I give?
A: In order to get married, we need to complete a Notice of Intended Marriage and that cannot be completed any sooner than 18 months before the wedding and no later than one calendar month before the wedding, unless permission granted by BDM.
Q: Do we need to know what forms need to be completed?
A: No, I will ensure that all legal documentation are provided and completed.
Q: We want to arrive at the ceremony together, is this suitable?
A: Of course it’s your ceremony, so therefore you are more than able to arrive together.
Q: Do I have to be given away?
A: No, this is a personal choice and is not a requirement.
Q: How long will the Ceremony take?
A: Generally, ceremonies last for about 20-25 minutes, but all ceremonies are what you want and how you want them to be
Q: What name does the bride sign on the day of the Wedding?
A: Her maiden name on all documentation.
Q: How long before I can apply for our Official Marriage Certificate?
A: I will provide you with the information as to how to apply for your Official Marriage Certificate. It can take anywhere from 14 to 25 working day after the lodgement of the forms for your certificate to be available.
Q: What documentation will I provide for you?
A: Notice of Intended Marriage form Happily, Ever, Before and After Statutory declaration – if required Information on Relationship counsellors Information on interpreter Service – if required Complete folder with ceremony choices, vows, rituals and blessings Invoice Terms and Conditions Complaint Form Feedback form Declaration of No Legal Impediment On the Wedding Day – Certificate of Marriage (your unofficial copy) Official Certificate of Marriage Marriage Register
Q: What information do I need to provide in order to complete Notice of Intended Marriage.
A: You will need to provide the following evidence Proof of date and place of birth AND photo Identity Birth certificate – must be original, photocopy not acceptable OR Passport Proof of termination of any previous marriage via Decree Absolute, Divorce Certificate Death Certificate if previous spouse deceased Change of Name certificate or re issue of Birth certificate if name changed Evidence of Identity Driver’s License / proof of age – photo card as issued by a government department
Q: Who lodges all the forms with Birth, Deaths and Marriages?
A:I send all necessary forms sent to Birth, Deaths and Marriages the next working day after the Ceremony via Registered Mail
Q: Once I am married, how do I change my name officially?
A: You will need to apply for a copy of your Official Marriage Certificate. Once that has been received, you are able to change your name.
You will be provided with a Certificate of Recognition for each of the Ceremonies as a memento of the day.
Sue was so thoughtful, caring and helpful she felt part of the family. Her service was masterful and really brought out the emotion We thank Sue so much for everything she did to make our day special. Her passion and professionalism shone through and we are fortunate and blessed to have had Sue.
Kelly & Jason
As a same sex couple, we cant thank Sue enough for helping to make our ceremony amazing! Sue worked together in beautiful combination with our church minister who brought the spiritual and Sue brought the heart and emotion, bringing across our love for each other so perfectly.
Coralie and Flo Loftes
Sue was amazing. She is so thoughtful, caring, considerate and very organised. She has a great sense of humour and is extremely welcoming. She made everything so easy for us and helped us share some beautiful words and promises with each other which truly represented our love for each other.
Carolyn and Dylan
We wanted a simple and meaningful ceremony, and what Sue came up with was perfect. She found out exactly what we wanted, and worked that into a simple but beautiful ceremony. She made us and our family feel very comfortable, and imparted perfectly the beauty and simplicity of the day.
Scott and Wan