Attorney-Generals Department Marriage Information
This is the official site of the Australian Government Marriage Celebrants Programme. Anything you read elsewhere that is inconsistent with this site is not accurate
Find information on getting legally married in Australia, marriage celebrants, the celebrant code of practice and the process to lodge a complaint against a celebrant.
Notice of Intended Marriage
The NOIM must be given to the authorised celebrant no earlier than 18 months and no later than one month before the date of the marriage. For information about requesting a
shortening of time' for intended marriages with one month please contact me.
'Happily Ever…Before and After' is a brochure produced by the Commonwealth Government containing information for couples planning to marry. I will give you a copy of this brochure, it is also downloadable here:
For more information about the services and advice available for couples and families, visit the Family Relationships Online website at or phone the Family Relationship Advice Line on 1800 050 321.