On the 8th December 2017 the Governor General of Australia signed into Law an amendment to the Federal Marriage Act that allowed same-sex couples to marry, and thus enjoy the same privileges and protections as all married couples.
In the waiting room before the ceremony, at the wedding registry office in the Old Treasury Building, Melbourne.
Presentation of the signed certificate by the celebrant.
Outside the Registry Office with our witnesses.
The other invited guests of the wedding party.
Post wedding lunch in the Strangers Corridor dining area at the Victorian Parliament House.
'The happy couple'.
Next the celebration on 18th February with family and friends in the Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens.
Michael O'Keefe proposing a toast.
Before cutting the cake.
(Brother) Peter and Editha James, Laurie, Christopher, Jane, Martin James (nephew).
Laurie, Chris and his Aunt Val., (mother's sister-in-law)
After the toast.