About me

Authorised Civil Marriage Celebrant

I feel very privileged to be an authorised civil marriage celebrant. I love all aspects of Celebrancy right from the first phone call or meeting to the grand finale “The Ceremony”.  It’s a great feeling to be involved in something so special, perhaps it is because I put my heart and soul into each step of the content and presentation.  When it comes to the big day, my clients are able to relax and enjoy their customised ceremony.

After completing my studies at the Academy of Celebrancy in 2007.  I was approved by the Attorney-Generals Department in 2008.  My aim is to provide the best professional service to each person who chooses me to be their celebrant for this reason I only ever book ONE ceremony per day. 

My personal attributes include being a down to earth person. I have a positive outlook on life with a happy, genuine, friendly and calming disposition.  I’m always conscientious in my approach to my celebrancy work and life in general.

I have a special interest in Australian Poetry and where appropriate like to incorporate verse when writing a ceremony.

I’m a member of the Mid North Coast Professional Celebrants Network and the Civil Celebrations Network (CCN)  Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants (AFCC). For more information regarding  ceremonies or information about choosing your celebrant or please contact me.

Trivia: I’m often asked where did the business name, “Love Bug Celebrations” come from?  It originated from my childhood dream of owning and driving a cute little VW “Beetle” car.  I think that would be really cool!

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Deb O'Connell CMC

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