About Us

Marriage Celebrant

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You never know the value of a moment - until it's a memory. 


My name is Dean Eddy and I am a Commonwealth registered civil marriage celebrant with the Atternoy-General’s Department living in the Docklands area of Melbourne. I have many years experience working both professionally and as a volunteer. My passions are people, food and life. I am available to conduct ceremonies anywhere across the Melbourne region, the wider State of Victoria and the rest of Australia.
 

I love nothing more than turning life events into memories that will last a lifetime. Please do not hesitate to contact me at Memories and Moments in Time for more information or to make a booking.

Wedding, Civil ceremony, Love

Services offered

As a Commonwealth registered civil marriage celebrant, I am also available to conduct the following life events:


  • Civil marriage ceremonies
  • Elopement ceremonies
  • Wedding vow renewals
  • Commitment ceremonies
  • Funeral ceremonies for your loved ones, including your beloved pets
  • Baby naming ceremonies
  • Renaming ceremonies
  • Graduations
  • Other special occasions, 21st, engagements & other life moment events
  • Witness Commonwealth Statutory Declarations

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Pricing Structure

To confirm the cost of your special event, please understand that prices vary for celebrancy services across Australia. 


Please contact me to discuss your needs and how I am able to fully customise it to your particular ceremony. I have a number of packages available to suit your style, needs and budget. Including mid-week and weekend packages.


I know that weddings can be expensive and couples pay approximatley 3% of the wedding buget on a celebrant. 


To help couples, I am am offering a 10% discount on all full price weekend wedding packages booked and paid for during spring. 


I am looking forward to discussing with you, the date, location and initial ideas to help to plan your memories and moments in time. 


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Getting Married

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Legal Requirments

In Australia, Marriage is regulated by the Marriage Act 1961, which sets out the process for getting married and the legal requirements of a valid marriage. 

The Notice of Intended Marriage

  • This form must be lodged at least one month before the wedding and is valid for up to 18 months.
  • You must produce evidence of your place and date of birth. All documents must be original - certified copies can not be accepted
  • Both parties must be over the age of 18 at the time of the marriage
  • If either party have been married before, you must provide evidence that there is no legal impediment for this marriage to take place 
  • All documents must be in English, otherwise have them translated by a NAATI accredited translation service
  • If either party are related to each other you must disclose the relationship.

Planning your Special Day

  • Lets chat and set the initial date to meet in person
  • Get to know each other, tell me your story
  • Ask as many question, its your day
  • Run through your ideas of your day
  • Lock in your date
  • Unlimited email and phone calls
  • Write your personalised ceremony
  • Attend your rehearsal
  • Complete legal paperwork

Wedding Day

  • Officiate your dream wedding
  • Deliver the Monitum and Legal Vows as required by Australian Law
  • Signing of the offical Marriage Certificates 
  • You need two witnesses on the day - these should be known to the couple and appear to be over 18 years of age.

Post Wedding Day

To complete the legal requirements of your wedding, your signed wedding certificates will be lodged with the relevant Registry of Birth Deaths and Marriages in the State where the marriage was solemnised.


Once this lodgement has taken place, please contact them to obtain a copy of your certificate of marriage registration, which can be used to change your name officially. 

Certificate of Excellence

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Thank you to everyone who took time to review me and allow me to win this award. It was my pleasure to officiate at your weddings. 

Checkout my profile on Easy Weddings

Testimonials

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Dayle and Neale

We could not have chosen a better celebrant than you Dean. Thank you for being you and guiding us through our (last) ceremonial vows. Our friends thought you did an amazing service - thank you again - Cheers! Dayle and Neale

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Nathan and Elise

Dean, we are so pleased to meet you and we are excited to have you onboard for our wedding in March 2020 at Montsalvat in Eltham.

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Sarah and James

James and I both agree that you are exactly what we were looking for and had in mind for a celebrant to officiate at our wedding in November next year at the Inglewood Estate in Kangaroo Ground.

Thank you for everything...The ceremony went perfectly...we appreciate everything you did...we can't

Jeff and Yvonne

Thank you for everything...The ceremony went perfectly...we appreciate everything you did...we can't stop talking about it.

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Marielle and Thomas

You have been wonderful to deal with throughout the whole process. Our whole family commented on now great you were on the day. Even my Nana said she would use you if she ever re-married!!! 


We honestly couldn't have asked for a better celebrant, you have been a tremendous help.

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Sally and Craig

Jill, the Mother of the bride thought you were lovely and very professional. It was a well constructed ceremony with an emotional touch.

Thank you  Sally & Craig

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Steph and Paul

Thanks so much for everything Dean! You were superb yesterday! It ran better than we expected! You were lovely to work with and very accomodating to our needs. 


We are really satisfied, you went above and beyond to help make our day special.

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Amanda and Anthony

Dean was very professional - he made the whole process really easy and went above and beyond to ensure that everything for the ceremony went perfectly. 


He was also really lovely to deal with and he made everyone feel really comfortable.

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Heather and Timothy

Heather and I would like to thank you for the way you conducted our wedding ceremony on Sunday. We were very pleased with the format and appreciate your efforts to fine tune the wording. 


We had a lovely reception afterwards and were disappointed that it all had to end. Thank you Tim and Heather

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Jane and Aaron

Dean is so lovely - he really took the time to make sure we were calm and comfortable on the day. Couldn't recommend him more highly!

Memories and Moments in Time - Dean Eddy

Contact me and let me help you plan your special day. 

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It's your day!

Therefore it is my job to ensure you have the event that full-fills your dreams - please don't hesitate to get in touch to discuss your wedding .


Memories and Moments in Time

100 Lorimer Street, Docklands Victoria 3008, Australia

Mobile: 0411 796 888 ABN: 47308016149