Brian Andrew - Marriage Celebrant

I will help you create a personalized ceremony that reflects your personalities, beliefs, values and interests. Whether it is a small, simple, quiet ceremony, a large, loud extravagant celebration or a culturally unique occasion I promise you the highest level of my personal warmth and professional excellence to help you experience an unforgettable Wedding Day.

MY GUARANTEE – Your wedding will be the only ceremony I conduct on your special day. You can be sure of the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have my undivided attention.

My Professional Services Include:

  • Initial interview at my home in Yeronga or a mutually convenient location.
  • Explanation of legal responsibilities under the Marriage Act
  • General assistance with ceremony planning including themes or involvement of others
  • Copies of wedding ceremony samples including vows that will help with your planning.
  • Guidance with sourcing documentation, e.g. copies of birth certificates, etc. Please note: payment of fees for documents and/or copies of documents is to be made by the person or persons to be married
  • Completion and lodgment of all legal documents in connection with registering the marriage with the Department of Births, Deaths and Marriages and other Government Departments as applicable.
  • Wedding 'rehearsal' at the venue, your home, my home or a mutually convenient location
  • Pre-wedding visit (as required) by Celebrant to wedding venue to check facilities and liaise with venue management on organisational requirements
  • A presentation Marriage Certificate
  • A complimentary copy of my best selling book, MORE ICE CREAM, LESS BEANS

Type of ceremony

  • Wedding Ceremony
  • Naming Ceremony
  • Renewal of Vows Ceremony
  • Funeral
  • Commitment Ceremony
  • Boat Launching Ceremony
  • New Home or Office Ceremony
  • Other Type of Ceremony

Style of Ceremony

  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Semi Formal
  • Traditional
  • Alternative
  • Intimate


  • QLD Brisbane - City
  • QLD Brisbane North, South, East and West
  • QLD Darling Downs (eg. Toowoomba)
  • QLD Gold Coast
  • QLD Sunshine Coast

A contribution for travel expenses to the Darling Downs, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast would be appreciated. I can travel outside these areas for an additional fee.

Type of Venue

  • Private Home
  • Reception Centre
  • Church
  • Restaurant
  • Hall
  • Private Garden
  • Park
  • Beach
  • Boat
  • Plane
  • ‘Unique’ locations
  • ‘Adventure’ locations


Brian is a speaker, author, columnist, lecturer, coach and storyteller.

He spent many years in leadership for the not for profit sector. He pioneered a contemporary, dynamic inner city church community in New Farm, Brisbane. Before that, for over ten years he was the Senior Pastor of one of Australia’s largest, fastest growing churches; spearheading the development of one of Australia’s largest and finest campuses. He has also worked as State Director for World Vision, traveled the world working with young people, and way back completed a building apprenticeship. Brian has extensive experience in motivational speaking and business consulting.

His weekly newspaper column, ‘The Good Life’ is read by over 250,000. His motivational book, ‘More Ice Cream, Less Beans’ has sold over 27,000 copies making it an Australian best seller. His first illustrated children’s book, ‘I Grow in Grandad’s Garden’ has also become a best seller with over 14,000 sold. His new illustrated children's book; 'The Adventures of A B C & D' was published in October 2013. 

Brian and his wife Moira have a successful marriage reflecting their commitment to walk what they talk. Moira is especially gifted in speaking and writing. They have three children aged 34-38 years; and seven grandchildren.

Brian has a passion to encourage people to reach for their highest ideals and get the most from life by living on purpose in every area of their lives. In recent years he completed the Gold Coast half marathon, the Kokoda Track and the Mooloolaba Triathlon.

Whatever he does, Brian’s personal warmth and commitment to the highest standards of professional excellence combine to create a compelling and dynamic impact.

He continues to be a link for resources to be released to feed the hungry, heal the sick and educate and empower the poor through personal and community development.

Many consider encouragement his greatest gift.

What’s Hot:  Golf, Beach, Accomplishment, Family, Friends, Real Estate
What’s Not:  Negative attitudes, inconsiderate drivers, gossip

Marriage Ceremony Fee: $650 (plus $50 admin fee)

To Contact Me:

Phone: 07 3342 4317
Mobile: 0412 804 448