Celebrations & Services

Personalised Weddings

Modern Personalised Wedding Ceremonies written about you and your partner and your unique love story.

Short & Sweet Ceremony

This short, sweet and simple pre written ceremony is perfect for any couple and you can even personalise it with your own vows!

Elopements

When all that matters is the two of you and a hidden destination.

Registry Style

Perfect for the couple who love one another but just want the paperwork to make it official.

Naming Days

Celebrate your new family addition, officially naming them and welcome them into this big wide world.

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Weddings – What’s Included?

Other than ME getting you married!

Personalised Ceremonies
  • A complete unique ceremony tailored just for you.
  • As much input into your ceremony structure and content as you want.
Support & Advice
  • Access to my personal contact details and I’m available anytime to help answer any questions and offer advice and support.
  • Upon booking me I will provide you with a copy of my Ceremony Resource Book that is full of ideas and inspiration for the big celebration.
Meetings
  • Unlimited meetings so we make sure we get the day perfect for you!
Rehearsals
  • An onsite rehearsal to make sure everyone knows their specific roles within the ceremony. This is not compulsory but can help settle most nerves.
PA System & Extras
  • The use of my wireless professional PA System for any music required.
Legal Stuff
  • Lodging of all the necessary legal requirements and applying for your official marriage certificate on your behalf through Births Deaths and Marriages.
And ME!
  • Early arrival, performance of the ceremony and officiating on your special day!
  • On the day I will dress to suit the dress code of the ceremony and blend in with guests (or the bridal party).
  • Your ceremony will be the only ceremony that I will perform that day and you will have my undivided attention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet Anka

Get to know me!

Hi my name is Anka (yep just like on a boat!) and I’m pretty excited to say that I am an Authorised Marriage Celebrant and I absolutely love it!

A little about me….. I love a good glass of red by an open campfire, outdoor adventures, cooking up a storm and the satisfaction of crossing off a job on my daily to do list. I’m an over organised ambitious person (just ask my friends) who is a problem solver at heart. I love a good challenge and being able to use my jack of all trades skills to get a job done.

I have been happily married for over 8 years and together for over 15. Together Benny (my husband) and I have created one amazing wild at heart little girl who we both consider to be the love of our lives. She may drive me crazy at times but those platinum blonde curls, wicked laugh and baby blue eyes melt my heart and I can’t imagine my life any other way.

Since becoming a Mum my life took a new direction and I decided to take a chance on a crazy idea I had to become a Marriage Celebrant. I still have a day job working for our family run building business but my passion and labour of love is Anka McMahon Celebrant of Celebrations.

I have always wanted to do something different in our local community and I feel all of my choices in life and career paths have steered me right to where I am meant to be as a passionate, enthusiastic , modern and I’m going to say young Marriage Celebrant. (30ish is still young right..? I can still go on Contiki!)

I love working with my couples to create personalised ceremonies about them and their unique love stories that also reflect their own personal values, beliefs, styles and personalities.

Servicing the New England North West Region (and further if you want me) I’m always up for some fun with an original, modern non-religious approach. My ceremonies are more on the shorter side (approx 20 mins) but are jam packed with your story, love and laughs.

My experience is backed up with a Cert IV Celebrancy, Diplomas in Events, Tourism, Management, Interior and Graphic Design.  I have experience in public speaking and am also a Justice of the Peace for NSW.

Ready, wait for it…. (Slogan Time)

“If you would like a celebration as unique as you are and done the way you want it…
Then I’d love to be a part of your journey!”

I’d love to hear from you… Cheers Anka x

Contact me!

Facebook : www.facebook.com/ankamcmahoncelebrant/

Mobile: 0401 021 371 or email hello@ankamcmahon.com to discuss your special day.

 

Can we get legally married?

Can we get legally married?

To be legally married in Australia, a person must:

  • Not be married to someone else
  • Not be marrying a parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother or sister
  • Be at least 18 years old, unless a court has approved a marriage where one party is aged between 16 and 18 years old
  • Understand what marriage means and freely consent to marrying
  • Use specific words during the ceremony (That’s were I come in!)
  • Give written notice of their intention to marry to their authorised celebrant, within the required time frame. (Me again!)

You don’t have to be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia to legally marry here. You can find marriage visa information on the Department of Home Affairs website, if you hope to live in Australia after your marriage.