Approval of Voluntary Organisations - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you intend to operate as a voluntary organisation conducting programs of marriage education. Grants may be awarded to approved organisations from time to time for the conduct of programs of marriage education.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must satisfy the Agency that your organisation is willing and able to conduct programs of marriage education.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

Marriage Act 1961 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Marriage Regulations 2017 Australian Government

Administering agency

Attorney-General's Department

Marriage Celebrants Section

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Marriage Celebrants Section

Attorney-General's Department

Operating address: Robert Garran Offices
3 - 5 National Circuit
Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Toll Free: 1800 550 343
Website: Marriage (Opens in new window)