Coalition of Celebrant Associations

Australia’s Peak Celebrant Body

Comments Q 26 OPD Change definition of marriage

Below are the 265 comments made in response to Question 26.

They have been grouped into four groups. This is the first pass over the comments. 
Please let us know if there are comments that have inadvertently been put in the wrong category.
Those comments (107) marked with a BLUE line were supportive of OPD on the needs of couples marrying under the new definition of marriage.
Those comments (80) marked with a GREEN line appeared neutral or needing more information with regard to this issue
Those comments (65) marked with a PINK line were not supportive of OPD on the needs of couples marrying under the new definition of marriage.
Those comments (12) marked with a PURPLE line were either not supportive of the changes in the Marriage Act 1961 or not supportive of Ongoing Professional Development itself.

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Independent celebrants are also invited to offer their interpretation of the survey data in the CoCA Feedback section.

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