Tania Hayes OAM, is a Civil Marriage Celebrant, Inspirational Speaker and Best Selling Author. She is a shining example of a woman making a difference not only in the Illawarra community of southern New South Wales, but throughout Australia too.

At 22, Tania’s life changed when her fiancé, Warren, was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumour. After 446 days in hospital, Warren became wheelchair bound and required 24-hour assistance to survive. It was at that moment that Tania took on the enormous responsibility of devoting her life to becoming his full-time carer.

Since that day Tania has become a leader in her field as a Carer Ambassador for Carers Australia, Carer Representative for Carers NSW, Ambassador and Board Member of the Sir Roden and Lady Cutler Foundation and on chosen on the Consumer Advisory Committee for the Continence Foundation of Australia.

Tania and Warren’s heart felt story has touched many across the nation. It has featured on television shows, in magazines, on radio and is the focus of Tania’s inspiring and best-selling book Love Has No Limits. Tania is a sought-after inspirational speaker and multi award winner for her services to the community. On Australia Day 2011, Tania was honoured with an Order of Australia OAM for her services to carers and their families in Australia.

‘A story that will touch your heart and prove once and for all how amazing the strength of the human spirit can be.’

- Colleen McCullough AO

‘This moving story shows that with love, the impossible becomes possible.’

- Ros Packer AO

‘In my 15 years of journalism I have heard many stories of courage and determination, but none have touched me quite like the story of Tania and Warren Hayes. It is truly an inspiration… a testament to the healing power of love.’

- Karl Stefanovic, The Today Show Channel 9

‘Carers are the role models we should all look up to and support.’

- Steve Waugh AO

‘A remarkable story of love, hope and dedication. A powerful tribute to all those who have nursed or cared for a loved one.’

- Bill Moss AM

Tania & Warren's story has featured on or in the following:


Watch Our Inspirational Story
as seen on A Current Affair

  Who’s Who of Australian Women

Tania is delighted to be featured in Australia’s prestigious Book, ‘Who’s Who of Australian Women’ for 2012.

Order of Australia Medal

Tania was honoured with an Order of Australia Medal OAM in the Australia Day Honours List 2011 for her services to carers and their families in Australia.


Women's Words of Wisdom, Power & Passion

International Women’s Day 2011 Tania honoured at Government House Canberra as one of 50 of Australia’s most inspiring and influential leaders.

Civil Marriage Celebrant

Congratulations on your upcoming Wedding and thank you for taking the time to consider me to be your Civil Marriage Celebrant.

With over 10 years’ experience as a sought after speaker throughout Australia, you can be guaranteed of my commitment and professionalism in every way.

Weddings are such a joyous occasion, and your ceremony will be one of the most moving and romantic experiences of your life, reflecting on the love you both share, that creates a moment in time that you and your family will treasure in your hearts forever.

I am excited to be a part of a new generation of young professional Marriage Celebrants, offering you fresh, unique and traditional ideas for your ceremony. As a bestselling Author my services include designing your unique ceremony that will capture the essence of your love story in every way!

From the moment we meet I ensure I build a strong rapport with my clients, to work in partnership with them to create your dream day. It is my promise that the whole process will be relaxed, fun, professional, stress free and everything you dreamed it could be!

It would be an honour and privilege to be a part of your Wedding Day, so why not choose a Celebrant you can trust. A Celebrant whose own love story, ‘Love Has No Limits’, received National acclaim throughout Australia and one of the Governor General’s highest Honours, an ‘Order of Australia OAM’ for outstanding services to the Illawarra community.

Wedding Day

With love, joy, excitement and laughter I promise to make your Wedding Day as magical as can be!

Tania Hayes OAM
Civil Marriage Celebrant A14871
Telephone : 0407 284797

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