Recognising the significance of life events

The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria has been recording significant life events for Victorians since 1853. Learn more About us and the History of the Registry.

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Getting married in Victoria

Getting married in Victoria

Information about legal requirements for marriage in Victoria, booking a wedding at the Victorian Marriage Registry, finding a celebrant and lodging a Notice of Intended Marriage.

Amendments to the Marriage Act 1961, to allow same-sex couples to marry in Australia, cameĀ into operation on Saturday 9 December 2017.