About Joanne

 

Having lived most of my life in Sydney, in 2006 I moved to beautiful Kangaroo Valley just 2 hours south of Sydney, in the Shoalhaven region. I guess you would really call it a 'tree change'.

 

I haven't missed the city life for a minute! I love it here and can't wait to share the beauty of the Shoalhaven region with you and your guests.

 

My experience as a radio and television presenter in Sydney and regional networks, followed by a number of years as a fashion compere and promotions and event manager has been invaluable. 

 

Over the years I have been called upon to officiate at Commitment and Naming Ceremonies and to be M.C. at a variety of occasions. I have also had to turn down many requests to perform actual Marriage Ceremonies. But now I am fully qualified as an Authorised Registered Marriage Celebrant and I am throwing myself wholeheartedly into the role. 

 

We have all attended weddings that drag on forever and the plot is lost before the couple get to say "I do". 

 

Then there are those memorable weddings where you felt involved and a part of their special moment. You want to applaud them when they say "I do". 

 

Well, that's what I want for you. I am not the star of the ceremony. I am there to carry out the legal process professionally, just the way you wish.

 

Celebrate Your Day . . . Your Way

 

 

We have much to discuss . . . 

The day you have been dreaming about, is about to become a reality.

You have been especially selective about the venue, attendants, gown, flowers, guest list...but who is going to be your Authorised Celebrant for your special day?...

This is the one person who can legally allow you to say...."I do”.

 

As your Marriage Celebrant . . . 

  • I will help guide you through all the legalities required before you can say ..."I do".

  • I will guide you through your choice of ceremony.

  • I will help you select the music, readings and poems that best describe how you feel about each other.

  • I can help you write your Vows to express your love, devotion and commitment. Apart from a few legally required words, your personalised vows can be as serious or funny as you wish.