About Your Passionate Marriage Celebrant, Christene Burgess

Christene Burgess is a passionate and newly registered Marriage Celebrant based in Brisbane.

With an impressive background as a former Teacher and School Principal, Christene’s journey to becoming a Civil Celebrant has been nothing short of extraordinary.

In 2022, Christene made the bold decision to leave her successful career in education behind and embark on a new path to becoming a Civil Celebrant. Her dedication and hard work culminated in her being awarded the esteemed title in 2023, signalling the start of a fulfilling and exciting chapter in her life.

The transition from education to become a celebrant was both daunting and liberating for Christene. Embracing her newfound freedom, she has wholeheartedly embraced the opportunity to put her years of public speaking, speech and ceremony writing, and presentation skills to excellent use in her new role as a Marriage Celebrant.

Friendly, organised, and thoroughly professional, Christene takes pride in her attention to detail, ensuring that every aspect of your ceremony is just right.

Her expertise lies in listening to her clients, truly understanding their desires, needs, and dreams for their wedding day.

Christene firmly believes that weddings should reflect the couple themselves, making each ceremony unique and personal.

As a Marriage Celebrant in Brisbane, Christene is dedicated to making your special day one to remember.

Whether you’re envisioning an intimate affair or a grand celebration, she will work closely with you to ensure that your love story unfolds exactly as you’ve always dreamed.

Christene’s commitment to her clients, and her passion for creating beautiful and meaningful ceremonies.

When you entrust Christene Burgess with your wedding, you can rest assured that you are in the hands of a consummate professional who genuinely cares about making your day extraordinary.

Let Christene’s expertise and genuine love for her work transform your wedding day into an unforgettable celebration of love and life.

If you’re in Brisbane, or surrounding areas, and looking for a dedicated and heartfelt Marriage Celebrant, Christene Burgess is the perfect choice to make your special day truly magical.


Choosing a wedding celebrant is a deeply personal decision, and I understand how important it is to find the perfect fit for your special day.

Before you make any commitments, we can arrange a relaxed and friendly chat about your wedding plans, either in person or online.

Our Services

During our conversation, we’ll delve into what you both envision for your wedding ceremony, and I’ll be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

We’ll cover the essential details, and then delve into your beautiful love story—the journey that brought you together and the unique moments that have shaped your bond. From endearing first date mishaps to heartwarming challenges of building a life together, we’ll incorporate the essence of your relationship into a feel-good wedding ceremony that will make your day truly fabulous. Whether you want a short and sweet ceremony, or a full-on wedding day, we can work it all out together.

As your wedding celebrant, my mission is to ensure that your wedding reflects your personalities, values, and dreams. Whether you already have a clear vision for your ceremony or need some guidance, I’m here to help. From crafting heartfelt vows and memorable promises to suggesting readings, poems, or songs to bring your wedding to life, I’ll make sure that every aspect of the ceremony is centred around your love story.

On the day of your wedding, I’ll arrive at your venue early to ensure everything is set and ready to go. As your dedicated wedding celebrant, I’ll coordinate with photographers, venue staff, musicians, and readers, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for you both. Throughout the day, I’ll be there to offer reassurance and support. Then, it’s time to shine as I host your unique, feel-good ceremony—setting the stage for a fabulous day and the beginning of your fabulous marriage!

We understand the most meaningful moments of life deserve a personal touch.

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Phone: 0408 464 543
Email: info@ceremoniesofloveandlife.com.au

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