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Susan Roberts
27 May 2020
So, your couple has asked you to incorporate something special in their ceremony to honour a deceased friend or family member………do you have a ceremony that will fit the bill?  Celebrant and regular blogger, Susie Roberts from Grafton, NSW shows ...
Shell Brown
20 May 2020
When you get married in Australia the law is that you must give notice in writing by way of lodging a Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) form with your celebrant/registry office/clergy at least one (1) month prior to your ceremony date.  You can...
Shell Brown
14 May 2020
When you meet with your celebrant before your marriage ceremony, they will hand you a brochure called "Happily Ever Before and After" which gives you information about what happens after you're married and also includes information about relationship...

A.2 What are key characteristics of a profession?

Characteristics of a Profession:

Reference: Wikipedia
  • Public service and altruism:
  • Legitimacy:
  • High status and rewards:
  • Code of professional conduct or ethics:
  • Skill based on theoretical knowledge
  • Institutional training:
  • Licensed practitioners:
  • Work autonomy:
  • Individual clients:
  • Professional association:
  • Extensive period of education:
  • Testing of competence:
  • Control of remuneration and advertising:
  • Mobility:
  • Self-regulation:
  • Exclusion, monopoly and legal recognition:
  • Male-dominated:
  • Middle-class occupations:
  • Inaccessible body of knowledge:
  • Indeterminacy of knowledge:
  • Ritual:

Note: Order and italics for consideration as to the continued evolution of civil celebrancy as a profession.


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