Queensland's largest marriage celebrant association

MEMBERSHIP

New Members 

  • $25.00 joining fee + $125.00 annual membership = $150.00 total  

  • On receipt of your application, we will raise an invoice for you so that you will have account details and a reference number for payment.

  • Once you are ready to join, just complete the online form by clicking membership application form, and send a photo to secretary.acq@gmail.com (120 x 120 in jpeg, tiff or bitmap) to add to your listing  on the ACQ website.

Renewing Membership (January - December) 

Pro-rata Membership Rates

ACQ accepts 2019 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 (including subsidised OPD) 

Dates claimers for 2019 include:

  • Sunday 31st March 2019 Annual General Meeting and Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) Robertsons Gardens, Kessels Room, Nathan.  For the registration form for the OPD please click here.

  • Sunday 23rd June 2019 Annual Conference approved by the Attorney-General's Department for OPD compliance held at the Hilton, Brisbane

  • Sunday 24th November 2019 regional Christmas parties at venues to be advised

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 option to join a group insurance cover through CoCA or individually tailored insurance coverage for our members for public liability and indemnity

  • 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 Treasurer 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 on a regular basis.

The Secretary
ACQ
PO Box 7093
Sippy Downs QLD 4556