Queensland's largest marriage celebrant association

MEMBERSHIP

New Members (January December)

Renewing Membership (January December)  All membership fees are now due and payable

Pro-rata Membership Rates

ACQ accepts 2017 pro-rata payments as follows:

  • January March new memberships: $25.00 + full cost of $125.00 = Total of $150.00

  • April June new memberships: $25.00 + $90.00 = Total of $115.00

  • July September new memberships: $25.00 + $60.00 = Total of $85.00

  • October December new memberships: $25.00 + $30.00 = Total of $55.00

By joining the ACQ, there are many benefits that you will enjoy, some of which are:

A dedicated volunteer Executive Committee who are all easily contactable for support and advice.

The members of the ACQ committee are dedicated to promoting the aims and objectives of the ACQ.  As such, they are committed to providing you, as a member, with a framework which will underpin your own professional approach to celebrancy.

Camaraderie / Togetherness / Fellowship / Networking

  • A welcoming, friendly environment in which you can progress your professional celebrancy and make lasting friendships

  • Collegiality with other like-minded professional celebrants

  • Social gatherings

  • Community projects (e.g. involvement in projects such as support to Africa children's orphanage)

  • Training and Professional Development opportunities at greatly reduced or subsidised prices with

Dates for 2017 including:

  • Sunday 12th March 2017 Annual General Meeting and Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) Robertsons Gardens, Kessels Room, Nathan

  • Sunday 4th June 2017 Annual Conference and OPD (fully approval by the Attorney-General's Department for 5 hours compulsory) to be held at the Hilton, Brisbane

By joining our Association you will enjoy:

  • Subsidised annual conference with interesting and informative speakers relevant to our unique profession

  • Copyright license included in your membership

  • The opportunity to join an individually tailored insurance coverage specifically designed for our members for public liability and indemnity at a reduced price that is NOT a blanket cover

  • Help and guidance when those 'out of the ordinary' problems occur

  • Direct contact with members who specialize in areas of general celebrancy (e.g. funerals and naming ceremonies) and are prepared to provide you with assistance and support when needed

  • A closed Facebook page for any questions you'd like answered or stories you'd like to share in a collegiate environment

Having a voice

  • Valuable opportunities to contribute to debate on relevant issues: all opinions, concerns, suggestions expressed will be welcome and encouraged

  • A strong presence on the Coalition of Celebrant Associations (CoCA), a national body with direct connections to the Attorney-General's Department with a Committee member and/or alternate delegate representing you at twice yearly meetings in Canberra.  A Committee member is the current Vice Chair of CoCA.

Keeping up to date

  • The dissemination of information issued by the Attorney-General's Department both in Queensland and in Canberra &/or Births, Deaths and Marriages to all celebrants, as required

  • The ACQ website which will provide updated information on topics of interest

  • Interesting guest speakers on relevant topics at regular meetings

A Website presence easily searchable by prospective marrying couples generating leads for all its members.

As part of your membership, your details will be listed on the ACQ website and updated whenever you like.

The Secretary
ACQ
PO Box 7093
Sippy Downs QLD 4556