About Paul


Down To Earth

If you want someone who is very strait-laced and always serious, then Paul’s probably not the celebrant for you.He has a wholesome sense of humour, which is so important when it comes to creating a truly happy and relaxed atmosphere for your very special occasion. It is his aim to support you in every way he can, and that includes helping to keep the jitters at bay.


Paul knows how to cross the t’s and dot the i’s. Many years of being a school principal, senior teacher and chairperson or president on many organisations (currently Chairman, Barossa Radio Board) guarantee that he is organised and will take good care of all your preparations.


Paul cares about his clients; ensuring that their wedding day is always his number one priority. He is only truly happy if the celebration meets (or, better than that, exceeds) the bride and groom’s every expectation. He will reassure and build confidence – this will be the best day of your life! Paul listens carefully to what you have to say and then applies what he has heard when crafting your marriage ceremony.


You need to believe in and trust your celebrant from the get-go. Paul has spent forty years communicating with the public, as a celebrant, MC, guest speaker, actor, radio talk show host. When he was a high school drama teacher, he taught students how to build self-confidence. This he also did for adults at SA’s largest casting agency, Actors Ink, where he tutored Drama classes for fifteen years.


Paul was a senior school English teacher and a marker of Year 12 English examination papers. He has a fine grasp of written language and guarantees his ability to write a beautiful and personal ceremony just for you. He encourages his clients to edit as much as they like – you just can’t offend him!Paul enjoys sharing this very special time in couples’ lives with them. He is confident and capable of offering you a beautiful ceremony no matter how grand or intimate your wedding might be.


Paul is registered by the Federal Attorney General’s Department as a Certified Marriage Celebrant. He is a Member of the Association of Civil Marriage Celebrants of South Australia (Inc) and of the Civil Celebrations Network (Inc)

As an educator, he held a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education and Graduate Diploma of Educational Administration