Current Legislation within Australia does not recognize a Commitment Ceremony as being legal, although in some states a registration can be placed at the offices of Births, Deaths & Marriages. Further information for States & Territories can be obtained from the following sources –
Civil Union Schemes currently operating in Australia:
Visit the Tasmanian Department of Justice for more information.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
For further information on entering a Civil Union & the consequences of doing so, visit the ACT Department of Justice and Community Safety website.
For further information visit the Victorian Register City of Melbourne. Yarra City Council.
NEW SOUTH WALES
For further information visit NSW Relationship Register City of Sydney.
For further information visit Qld Births, Deaths, & Marriages.