Catherine Styles Civil Celebrant

Celebrating all of life's special moments

WOMINJEKA/Welcome! In the spirit of reconciliation I Catherine Styles Civil Celebrant acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. I pay my respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today. During my Ceremonies I respectfully and lovingly acknowledge that we follow in the footsteps of our First Nations people and that we are gathered on the traditional country of the Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation. It is an honour to witness the wisdom of their living culture which continues today. I recognize that ceremonies of celebration have taken place on this land for many thousands of years, I thank the ancestors for their care of this land and the rich history on which our stories are built.

A creative, confident and relaxed Marriage Celebrant ready to get you hitched, whatever your style or vibe may be.

A bit about me.

Kiwi born, my family and I reside on the beautiful Bass Coast, roughly an hour down the M1 from Melbourne. A spectacular location, we are treated to swimming beaches, rock-pools, giant sand dunes and hiking bush-lands galore, whilst still only a short drive to Melbourne City or local malls for retail therapy. Being so close to the water seems trivial for some but being from New Zealand it is an absolute necessity. There is nothing more awe-inspiring then a sunset over the open water in my opinion.  I am a lover of banter. I’m a creative and enjoy all things arts, crafts and DIY. I love trying to tackle home renos, going on adventures seeing new things and meeting new people.  I personally think being a Celebrant is the best job in the world. Who doesn’t love dressing up, going to spectacular breath taking locations and Celebrating with a loved up couple on one of the best days of their lives. Is there anything more joyous?

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Registered Authorised Commonwealth Civil Marriage Celebrant

My Services

Deluxe Custom Wedding

Personalised Vows and Ceremony with all inclusions. No Guest Limit. P.A system with mic included.

Personal Intimate Wedding

Includes Elopement, Destination Weddings and Festival Weddings. Custom Vows and Ceremony. Limited to 20 Guests.

Short and Sweet Wedding

Simple no fuss Registry Style Wedding with legal vows. The Couple, The Celebrant and Two Witnesses.

Commitment Ceremony

Includes Vow Renewal and Anniversaries. Treated like a Wedding but without the legalities. Certificate presented to couple.


Includes Chapel or Graveside Service, Memorial Service or Celebration of Life. I will write and deliver the service including Eulogy (if you wish) written by you or with your help.

Naming Days

A Custom Celebration for your precious bub. May include rituals, readings, songs, blessings and/or poems. Appointment of Godparents or Guardians and ended with a presentation Certificate.

Pet Services

Animal Weddings or Pet Funerals, your fur-babies deserve the best. I can help you create a bespoke ceremony or service designed to Celebrate their life as your beloved companion.

Other Celebrations

Gender Reveals,
Significant Birthdays.
Hens or Bucks Festivities, MCing,
Divorce Parties,
Eulogy Writing,
Public Speaking.

Included in all Ceremonies

Included in all packages is everything you require to ensure you love your ceremony on your special day and have enjoyed the preparation leading up to it too. I work with you in whatever way suits you best and we create your ceremony specifically for you based on our conversations. You end up with a ceremony that is specialised for you and a memento of your relationship, what’s important to you and your story so far.


Some of the special moments I have been involved in lately  ♥ ♥ ♥

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my Happy Clients!

It’s been not only a pleasure but an honour to help you all celebrate such important days and memories.

Thank You.


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Catherine has the ability to make anyone smile. She warms up a cold room and there is always a calm about her especially when nerves are involved.
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Catherine has a bubbly and happy disposition, with endless patience. She demonstrates high standards of both integrity and ethical standards. Catherine is loving, positive and a hard working mother and wife.
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“Sometimes… All I need is the air that I breathe and to love you.”

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Proudly Supporting:

My Wedding Wish

Supporting the Terminally ill

I’m excited to be accepted as a supplier for a national charity that gifts weddings to the terminally ill – check out their website for more details.

Ally and Advocate for Marriage Equality

LGBT Friendly Wedding Supplier

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Equality Institute LGBT+ Wedding Certified

Celebrate, diversify, better my education and awareness.  I have completed the Equality Institute LGBT+ Wedding Course to serve the LGBTQ wedding industry and to understand the unique needs and concerns of the LGBTQ community. I am now listed on under course-graduates!

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Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants

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