Roger Thomson has been a civil
marriage celebrant in Canberra A.C.T. Australia for more than 30 years;
having celebrated his first marriage ceremony in 1970 at the age of 26.
Roger began his career with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and
Marriages, taking charge of the office in 1972 before occupying the
position of Registrar in the 1990's. During his 23 years with the
Registry Office, Roger solemnised more than 5000 marriages and
introduced many reforms to the ACT community and to Australia. These
included legislation to improve registration of changes of name, an
overseas death registrar and changes in civil marriage practices to
reflect the wishes of a changing society.
Roger has a Bachelor of Arts in
Sociology (ANU), a Graduate Diploma in Law, a Diploma in Management, is
a JP and is a past President (and remains a member) of the Australian
Federation of Civil Celebrants. As a family man Roger has always
recognised the importance of personal relationships as a foundation of
society and has adopted this philosophy into his everyday dealings with
clients. HE offers freedom to choose the ceremony you want using his own
resource material or your special words. He has a friendly, yet
professional and flexible approach to your needs with sensitivity to
ensure he…Recognises Your Day, Your Way!