Coalition of Celebrant Associations

Australia’s Peak Celebrant Body

What’s on your mind -

All celebrants are invited you may provide comments and concerns to The Coalition of Celebrant Associations.

The Coalition of Celebrant Associations (CoCA) Inc is the peak body for celebrants in Australia. CoCA is an association of celebrant associations spanning the nation. One of CoCA's key roles is to represent  Commonwealth marriage celebrants concerns, needs, suggestions and recommendations to the Attorney-General and through the Protocol with the Department to provide advice on the Commonwealth Marriage Celebrant Program.

CoCA reserves the right to edit, publish and not publish entries to ensure discretion. CoCA verifies all comments published here are by Authorised Marriage Celebrants and / or practising civil or religious celebrants.

Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear! You can edit or add to your comments. We will check and publish the latest.  However please understand that comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us. If you have previously registered your email address with this website, you will need to login first. Otherwise you will find a "Username or…
Whether you are a celebrant member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear! You can edit or add to your comments. We will check and publish the latest.  However please understand that comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us. If you have previously registered your email address with this website, you will need to login first. Otherwise you will find a "Username…
Independent celebrants are invited to offer their comments and recommendations to CoCA on Conflict of Interest and Benefits to Business section of the AGD 2016 Discussion Paper released 25th November 2016See: CoCA's background notes and principles for COI Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us. If you have previously registered your email address with this…
Independent celebrants are invited to offer their comments and recommendations to CoCA on OPD section of the AGD 2016 Discussion Paper released 25th November 2016See: CoCA's background notes Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us. If you have previously registered your email address with this website, you will need to login first. Otherwise you will…
Independent celebrants are invited to offer their interpretion of the CoCA National Celebrant 2016 Survey data. Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear! You can edit or add to your comments. We will check and publish the latest.  However comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us. If you have previously registered your email address with this website,…
CoCA thanks celebrants for the 81 responses below and others sent to us as a part of our industry wide survey. CoCA presented this submission to the Marriage Law and Celebrant Section on 1st December 2014 as the result of your feedback:  2014 Marriage Forms CoCA Submission  
CoCA is keen to ensure celebrants are well equipped for viable work as independent professional celebrants. What workforce challenges and opportunities are impacting our sector? What factors having direct impact on the composition and skills needed of our celebrancy workforce? Are there international and national trends in workplace that will impact on the skills needs of the sector in future? Have you completed this short survey? Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not, you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear!…
All celebrants may fill in the Message Box below to give CoCA your concerns about the Commonwealth Marriage Celebrant Program.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear! You can edit or add to your comments. We will check and publish the latest.  However please understand that comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us. If you have previously registered your email address with this website, you will need to login first. Otherwise you will find a "Username or email address in use"…
 Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear! You can edit or add to your comments. We will check and publish the latest.  However please understand that comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not appear within 3 days please contact us If you have previously registered your email address with this website, you will need to login first. Otherwise you will find a "Username or…
CoCA has raised concerns with the Attorney-General's Department about Section 39 of the Marriage Act with the view to proposes amendments to the Act to ensure transparency and equity for celebrants Whether you are a member of a CoCA association or not,  you may fill in the Message Box below to give us your examples.NOTE: When you click 'Submit Comment" your wording does not disappear! You can edit or add to your comments. We will check and publish the latest.  However please understand that comments are not published immediately as the author must be verified. If your post does not…
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