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Marriage Celebrants Perth
Are you dreaming of getting married in WA?
If so, you can’t go past Perth, a beautiful and historic city on the scenic Swan River.
Imagine; your day starts with a hearty breakfast and coffee by the Swan River or overlooking the harbour, with your favourite marriage celebrant while you go over the details of your special day.
Perth is understandably a very popular choice as a wedding destination in Western Australia. Not only is it a picturesque area with beautiful beaches close by, but there are many amazing wedding venue options from historic buildings to The Zoo or Aquarium experiences, Renovated Warehouses, Perth backdrops overlooking the Quay and other waterfront and Harbour View venues as well as a plethora of stunning smaller venues to choose from.
There are plenty of Perth wedding venue options catering to all sizes of wedding parties and budgets.
The local indigenous people were the Noongar and called what is now Perth, Boorloo. The lakes along the coastal plain were of great relevance for both food and spiritual sustenance to the local people.
Although eventually settled by Britain, there were several early explorations of the area by other nationalities, starting in 1697 by the Dutch, the French in 1801 and even the Brits in1822. However none found it suitable for settlement. In 1827 Captain James Stirling and his team explored the river and found it very favourable. However, they did not look wide enough afield to see that much of the area was made of sandy soil.
Partly due to concern the French would establish the area, it was decided to establish the Swan River Colony and in 1829 it was decided that Perth would be the administrative centre for the area.
Thought to be the name of the town where the British Secretary of State for the Colonies was born, the settlement was called Perth. However, he was actually born in Perthshire not Perth.
Charles Fremantle was the captain of the first ship to the Swan River Estuary and later claimed the whole of Australia (outside of NSW) for the Britain. The entry to the colony was the port city Fremantle and was joined to Perth by a dirt track in 1833.
Unlike many other settlements, land was sold to private citizens but in 1849 after meagre growth Perth became a Penal colony.
The Gold Boom 1885 – 1901 saw a huge impact on Perth’s development with the prosperity that came with it.
What to do in Perth
You will not find yourself short of things to do in Perth from Cultural Aboriginal tours and experiences, City walking tours, Paddle steamer excursions, Heritage and Historical tours, Wine, Beer and Chocolate tastings as well as all sorts of action and adventure activities, to name just a few.
Close by you also have Rottnest Island, Margaret River winery region & Fremantle to explore.
There are all types of accommodation houses available for your wedding guests in and around Perth, and there’s somewhere to stay to suit all budgets and needs. Perth is easily accessible via plane, bus, train, ship or car.
Australian Marriage Celebrants
AMC is the largest directory of marriage celebrants in Australia with marriage celebrants in and around Perth who will help make your special day as perfect as it can be. Not only will they tailor, in a very personal way, your wedding but they also have years of experience in the Perth Area and can help you with suggestions like wedding venues, photographers, flowers etc.
All AMC marriage celebrants are authorised marriage celebrants under Australian law An “authorised celebrant” is a person who is authorised (registered) by the Australian Government to perform legal marriages according to the Marriage Act 1961