A few legalities before the big day.
- The minimum age of marriage is 18yrs in Australia.
There are instances when someone who is over 16yrs may marry, but only if the partner is over 18yrs. Permission needs to sought from parents/or other authorising bodies.
- Both people need to be legally available to marry without impediment.
- Prohibited relationships do not allow marriage.
Those relationships are identified as being between brother and sister, or between a person and