Looking for a celebrant? Someone with the presence and experience to help you, and your guests, feel comfortable and relaxed on your special day?

My clients describe me as warm, friendly, respectful and knowledgeable. They tell me that I was a reassuring, steadying presence as I guided them through the entire process from planning to delivery of the ceremony. If this sounds good to you, please get in touch and let's have a chat.

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Ishara de Garis, Marriage Celebrant, Perth northern suburbs, Western Australia
Perth Celebrant Ishara de Garis at your service

What my clients have said..

Bride signs the marriage certificate at intimate Cottesloe beach wedding

Getting Married In Perth, Western Australia

So you’re planning to marry? Congratulations! The basic legal process for getting married in Western Australia is really quite simple, and I would be delighted to guide you through it.

Celebrant ties handfasting ribbon

Handfasting, Union or Commitment Ceremonies

Maybe you are an unconventional kind of person.  Or maybe you are in a non-traditional kind of relationship.  Or maybe you are not ready to make it legal at this stage. If you would like an alternative wedding – a handfasting, a betrothal or a commitment ceremony, or some other form of ceremony to celebrate your union – you are in the right place…

Bridal Blessing Circles

Bridal Blessing Circles

An intimate gathering to shower you with blessings as you prepare to deepen your commitment to your beloved partner through marriage What is a Blessing Circle? A Blessing Circle is an interactive ceremony that brings together your closest friends and



I have been involved with designing and facilitating meaningful ritual and ceremony in a variety of contexts for over 25 years. In 2008 I became a registered marriage celebrant out of desire to share the benefits of my personal experiences with the power of ceremony with others in my community. 

Baby Blessings & Naming Ceremonies

Baby Blessings & Naming Ceremonies

Many cultural traditions welcome a new child into her circle of family and community with a ceremony of some sort. I will work with you to create a unique ceremony reflecting your family values and beliefs and drawing on symbolic elements from any traditions which appeal to you.

Rose petals float on Swan River at a memorial service with Perth celebrant Ishara

Alternative funeral & memorial ceremonies in Perth

As your celebrant, I want you to have the opportunity to say farewell in a way that is meaningful to you.. When one recalls a family member’s death, the circumstances of their death fades and the memory of the funeral and final goodbye is what remains.

Perth celebrant Ishara celebrates gay love and same-sex marriage

LGBTQI Friendly!

I am a lesbian, and I welcome clients who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex, whatever your ceremony needs.

Looking for something different?

Are you looking for a way to mark a significant transition or commitment?   Let me create a ceremony for you! Ceremony has many benefits.  Whether its a career change, a change of name/identity, a significant birthday, an ending or a

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