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Your wedding day is your special day — probably the most important day in your and your partner’s life. Here in this wedding feature are some great hints for personalising your wedding to make it all about you. We’ve rounded up three great businesses with wonderful ideas for your day. N Gentry Chalkboard, The Paper …

Married At First Sight

The new season of reality show Married At First Sight won’t feature a same-sex wedding because of a lack of LGBTIQ applicants, Channel Nine has said. More than 10,000 desperate singles applied but only around 20 of them were LGBTIQ Australians, meaning producers struggled to find same-sex couples to be paired by the show’s trio …

Brisbane festival

Brisbane’s King Street in Bowen Hills will transform into a giant garden street party on September 8 when Brisbane Festival hosts the weddings of eight same-sex couples. Radiating rainbows in the electorate that polled the highest ‘yes’ vote in Queensland in last year’s marriage equality survey, the Qweens on King wedding event will see the …

Richard Moon and Michael Burge pose outside the Tenterfield Saddler in Tenterfield, New South Wales ahead of the Peter Allen festival

The northern New South Wales town of Tenterfield is opening its heart to four same-sex couples at an affordable and unique pop-up wedding event in September. To celebrate the arrival of marriage equality in Australia, a group of local businesspeople has created a fun, intimate wedding experience in this colourful corner of the New England …


By Tom Smith, YHA Australia Marriage equality has finally passed and we’re shining our shoes and clearing our calendars for a wave of fabulous rainbow weddings. But before the nuptials comes the proposal… so where are the most romantic spots around the country to pop the question? Palm Cove (pictured, above) Escape the crowds to …

Gay couple

Are you wondering exactly what you need to do before you and your loved one finally get to your “I do’s”? You’re not alone.


LGBTI couples will be warmly welcomed at Your Local Wedding Guide’s first Queensland wedding expos of 2018. “We invite all LGBTI couples and their families and friends to celebrate your love and visit our expos to help plan your wedding in a supportive and inclusive atmosphere,” organiser Jeff Vink said. The expos will be held …

Australian Same-Sex Wedding

Two couples have tied the knot on Saturday at the first two same-sex weddings held since marriage equality became law.

Senator Dean Smith

Liberal senator Dean Smith has said he’s “chuffed” to be receiving invitations to same-sex weddings in 2018. Smith’s same-sex marriage bill, co-signed by eight other senators, passed its final vote last Thursday amid emotional scenes in the House of Representatives. The senator, who is gay, told PerthNow that he’d been “inundated” with personal stories from …


A Brisbane couple are the lucky winners of a wedding package worth a huge $20,000, thanks to Brisbane jewellery business Xennox Diamonds. Sinead and Natalie (pictured) have been together for 15 years and are mums to 7-year-old twins. Last week they beat more than 200 couples to win the competition, which asked them to explain …