Below are the 258 comments made in response to Question 27.
They have been grouped into four groups. Some comments have been repeated (with their original number) as they referred to a number of issues.
This is the first pass over the comments.
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Please let us know if there are comments that have inadvertently been put in the wrong category.
20 Comments relating to Marriage Forms
8 Comments relating to Celebrant Training
30 Comments relating to OPD
8 Comments relating to Equity amongst all marriage celebrants
33 Comments relating to Annual Registration Fee for Commonwealth Marriage Celebrants
8 Comments relating to Communication and the Attorney-General's Department
5 Comments relating to De-registration of Commonwealth Marriage Celebrants for the non-payment of the Annual Fee
22 Comments relating to Marriage Celebrants Section (MCS) of Attorney-General's Department (AGD)
39 Comments relating to Marriage Celebrant Section's provision of advice to marriage celebrants
10 Comments relating to Commonwealth Celebrant Registration and other matters
14 Miscellaneous Comments relating to MCS / AGD
6 Comments relating to the Annual Registration Fee
30 Comments relating to the Number of Commonwealth Marriage Celebrants
6 Comments about different aspects of the Marriage Celebrant Program.
14 comments about Registry Offices and Services
6 Comments about CoCA
NB: Apologies for the error on Q20. The question was reset and only figures reported are those where the question was working correctly.
23 Non-specific Comments
Independent celebrants are also invited to offer their interpretation of the survey data in the CoCA Feedback section.