Useful information and links for Clergy within the Diocese of Sydney
Only ordained Anglican ministers will be registered with the Australian Government as Marriage Celebrants. Clergy need to hold a licence from the Archbishop before they will be registered. Clergy are registered when they are ordained, when they first come to the diocese to do parish ministry or upon request through the Diocesan Registry.
For information concerning Marriage Celebrants, please visit the Australian Government’s Attorney-General’s website, this site includes some forms, statutory declarations and useful information.
To order marriage stationery you need to contact CanPrint Communications, click here to open a link with their contact details and what is required to place an order.
The Attorney-General’s office has recently posted the Explanatory Material on the Marriage Act 1961 for Marriage Celebrants on their website. This material is useful and may answer a number of questions you may have. The Marriage Act 1961 can also be viewed.
Information on how to apply for various licences is available under the ‘Forms’ menu.
The 2013 Remuneration Guidelines for Parish Ministry staff is available on the SDS website.