Post Wedding Checklist


After the wedding there seems like a lot to do.
We've provided a free checklist for your convenience.

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The Checklist

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Preserve your bridal bouquet

Thanks to the trial and error of women throughout the centuries, there are several methods to keep your wedding day petals fresh for posterity.

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Return everything

The rented clothing, all borrowed accessories, all rented equipment need to be returned. Timeliness is important as you don't want to lose your deposit.

Handle your mail

Put your mail on hold, or resume your mail service if you have already returned from your honeymoon. Australia Post provides services for redirecting and holding mail. Instructions and registration are available online.

Australia Post instructions

Change of name

There is no requirement to legally change your name, but if you choose to, there are helpful hints below from each state.

    ACT      NSW     NT     QLD  

    SA        TAS      VIC    WA

Photography follow up

- Contact your photographer and compile your album
- Contact your videographer for a viewing
- Put any wedding photos taken personally on the internet for friends and family to see
- Send your picture to the newspaper

Marriage Certificate

A certified marriage certificate is available from each state. If you have chosen to change your name, do so before applying for the marriage certificate.

Change of name on all other documents

If you choose to change your name, lots of documents need to be changed as well. Here is a list to get started.
Your drivers licence, passport, car registration, electoral enrollment, Australian Taxation Office, Medicare, bank accounts, superannuation, insurance policies, doctors, dentists, memberships, subscriptions, wills, phone accounts, internet accounts, store cards, NRMA or RACQ breakdown cover, council rates, animal registration, utility bills, insurances - car/house/contents, private health cover, and the real estate agency if your renting.

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Preserve your wedding gown

It takes care, cleaning, storage, and proper preservation to save your wedding dress just the way you remembered it.

Prestige Preservation wedding gown cleaning and preservation are designed to have your wedding dress last a lifetime. State of the art moisture and oxygen control technology is used to protect against yellowing of the gown over time. We guarantee it.
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