Hi, my name is Jacqueline but please call me Jac, Jacx or Jacqui.
I’m a non-traditional marriage celebrant based in Bronte, Sydney. I do unique, relaxed and creative wedding ceremonies that express the real ‘you’ as a couple. I’m here so that you and your guests have an amazing unstuffy wedding ceremony.
My love for travel, finding hidden gem locations, creative ideas and the wonderment of weddings, led me here.
My celebrant journey came about 4 years ago when I got married for the second time. My husband and I decided to elope in the Nevada desert. We had the coolest day ever (well actually it was HOT like 45″)! We have our awesome celebrant and superstar photographer to thank for that. I was totally inspired by my experience. My mind flooded with so many ideas and instantly knew being a celebrant was for me. Now I do this as my full-time gig!
Previously I was a marketer specialised in the tourism and film industries. Travel is one of my biggest passions, I’ve visited over 60 countries and many parts of Australia. My other loves are ocean swimming and scuba diving – the ocean is my happy place. I love my yoga, and I’m a big fan of music, film, art, festivals, social gatherings and listening to people’s stories.
I absolutely love my work helping couples celebrate their marriage. It truly is a dream job. The enjoyment in delivering a lighthearted, fun and engaging ceremony is one reason. But most of all, I feel pretty privileged to meet and spend time with so many awesome couples at a very significant time in their lives. How lucky am I?
While I’m based in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, I can marry you just about anywhere in Australia and will also conduct ceremonies overseas. I’m super happy to wander to the wildest, quaintest and most stunning places on our planet for you.
So let’s get together and make your ceremony awesome.
Planning the best ceremony ever is fairly simple, really.
Here’s what’s involved when choosing me as your wedding celebrant:
Via email, phone or social. We’ll have an initial chat and I’ll ask you some simple questions to start with, followed by setting up a time where we can meet up or arrange a video call.
We’ll discuss ideas, what’s important to you and start to lay out the elements for the ceremony together. I’m here to help with recommendations – just fire away as many questions as you have.
I’ll run through the necessary legalities, how the ceremony will flow and little tips for the day. I’ll also help with the Notice of Intended Marriage form which must be completed at least one month before the day.
Let’s rehearse sometime the week of. Then on the day, I’ll be at the venue at least 45-60 mins before start time. I’ll set up and touch base with anyone involved, before you’re ready and we begin.
At the end of the ceremony, the legal documents are signed by you, your two witnesses and myself. The Certificate of Marriage is then yours, before you head off as newlyweds. Straight after I register your marriage online with Births, Deaths & Marriages.
If you’re planning on changing your name or need proof of marriage, I can apply and make payment for your Official Marriage Certificate from BDMs in the state of your wedding. In NSW, the standard version costs $60 and takes around 2-6 working days to arrive via registered post.
*Prices excludes travel costs to locations 40kms or further from Bronte Sydney.
Quotes are based on distance and peak times.
Prices exclude payment of $60 (NSW) for your Official Marriage Certificate
to Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Subject to change.
We really appreciate Jacqui's great efforts in making our special day absolutely amazing. She made it a breeze and went off without a hitch.Kristina & Joe, November 2017
Thank you so much Jacqui, we were so happy with everything. Everyone had a wonderful afternoon. Still on a buzz to be honest!Karen & Mick, December 2017
Jacqui was exactly what we were looking for in a celebrant: nice, simple, genuine. It calmed me during the ceremony to look at her and to have her there. We could feel the genuine care in her eyes.Juliette & Adam, January 2018
A massive thank you from the bottom of our hearts for creating a ceremony that was perfectly us!!! You were wonderful!Liz & Scott, January 2018
We were looking for someone professional but fun and vibrant for our celebrant and Jacqueline was absolutely perfect! She was everything we wanted and more. She made us feel relaxed both in the lead up to the wedding and on the big day, she was like a friend we had known for years! Other people commented on how great she was on the day and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending her. She's brilliant at her job and so lovely too.Jodie & Tim, March 2018
Jacqui is absolutely one of a kind. She made it a priority to get to know as much about me and my husband's relationship as possible so she could give us a unique, heartfelt ceremony. All of our guests commented on how much passion she has for her job (and there wasn't a dry-eye in the place!) Fun, relaxed, and loving - I would recommend Jacqui's services to everyone!Layla & Adrian, March 2018
We used Jacqui Majer as our marriage celebrant for our wedding back in April and we’re more than happy to recommend her to others. We found Jacqui to be an excellent communicator, friendly helpful and made the whole process hassle free...we were completely at ease by the time of the wedding where she delivered a charming and engaging service. We received a lot of compliments from the guests afterwards (of which there were 225!) so she was definitely a hit.Dinusha & Amali, April 2018
Thank you Jacqui for making our ceremony perfect! You were warm and friendly from the first meeting - we felt a connection straight away. The ceremony you gave us was unique and personal. It was everything we wanted! We couldn't have asked for a better celebrant.Briony & Nathan, April 2018
We chose Jacqui to officiate at our wedding and we absolutely made the perfect choice. She was easy to get along with and made us both feel comfortable and at ease... Jacqui showed impeccable attention to detail and support in everything. She was considerate of the things that were important to us and made sure that our ceremony was perfect for us. She has a fantastic energy and presentation, I would highly recommend Jacqui to anyone who wants a hassle free wedding.Alicia & Matt, May 2018
Thank you so much for being a wonderful celebrant at our wedding!!! It was such an extraordinary moment for Ads and I. You really beautifully articulated our stories and memories. Thank you xoxLis & Adam, July 2018
Jacqueline was the perfect celebrant for our destination wedding! We found her to be warm and open and so easy to talk to. Our ceremony was very personal and emotional in the best possible way - everything we had hoped for. Thank you Jacqueline!Danae & Michael, July 2018
Jacqui was a highlight of our wedding - she is a superstar celebrant! Jacqui is a warm and experienced celebrant who knows exactly how to create a perfectly personal and intimate ceremony. Jacqui was a breeze to work with; from our first conversation we knew she was the celebrant for us!Elke & Will, Oct 2018
From the moment we met Jacqui we knew she was the one! She put us at ease with her confidence and knowledge and even managed to get two private people to indulge enough information to create a magical and memorable ceremony. There was tears!! Jacqui's involvement in our day was as a friend not as a celebrant. We can not recommend her more highly to create an intimate, inclusive and memorable ceremony.Lydia & Chris, Nov 2018
What a magical experience Jacqueline created. We were lucky enough to have Jacq be a part of our special day. From our first phone conversation she made us both feel comfortable, relaxed and had a laugh. A true professional that has a gorgeous soul. We would recommend contacting Jacqueline to anyone wanting her to create that magic xJenna & Kent, Nov 2018
Where to start... You honestly live & breathe your job - you are passionate, honest, loving and so caring! We are SO very lucky to have had you as our Celebrant - and I wouldn't have changed anything! From the moment we had our first chat with you - we both knew you would be perfect for us and our Wedding! You went over & above… For anyone looking for a Celebrant - book Jacqui, you will not be disappointed.Rochelle & Ben, Nov 2018
Jacqui is just phenomenal. Right from the very first phone call she was energetic, passionate and professional. She was so easy to work with and listened to all of our needs and requests. All of our guests commented on how fabulous she was and how fantastic our ceremony was. I actually can't believe how lucky we were to have Jacqui as our celebrant and as part of this beautiful day. I can't thank her enough nor recommend her higher! She is simply amazing!!!Molly & Daniel, Feb 2019
Jacqui was absolutely brilliant. She was so professional and caring, completely put us at ease with the entire process before and during the ceremony. Our Guests even commented on how well she presented us as a couple and how much she clearly loves her job, she is a lovely, caring person as well, HIGHLY recommend her services.Lauren & Isaac, Feb 2019
Jacqui was an absolute pleasure to work with and delivered us the most perfect ceremony. Thank you, thank you, thank you for your gorgeous ceremony script and for ensuring it was full of love and laughter. Our ceremony was so us thanks to your attention to detail. ...We couldn't fault her!Georgie & Callum, April 2019
Jacqueline was so lovely, helpful, made the process easy, and just the best celebrant and person. I’m so glad we chose her. She’s creative and it feels like you’ve known her for ages. Would definitely recommend to anyone!Lara & Chad, June 2019
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