They made the "difficult decision" to have no guests present to keep the community safe as the number of coronavirus cases in Australia continues to rise. "We wish all of our friends and family could have been there with us, however it's lovely that we will be able to share photos and videos", she continued.
It's understood Bindi has brought her special day forward in a bid to beat the new restrictions for weddings, which come into place at midnight tonight. That's about it as far as friends and loved ones go. but it's cool, 'cause the gal ends here by spreading a pretty important message.
"Chandler and Robert (Bindi's brother) worked together to capture the moment I said "YES", the Australia Zoo heiress captioned a series of proposal photos.More news: Queen Elizabeth wants to ease tensions between Harry, Meghan and royal family
Her little brother Robert walked her down the aisle on a day that was filled with "smiles and tears".
Bindi and Chandler on their wedding day!
The 21-year-old conservationist tied the knot with Chandler Powell at Australia Zoo yesterday, and confirmed the news in an emotional Instagram post that revealed the couple had to "change everything" about their wedding plans in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Irwin revealed that they had been planning the wedding for almost a year, but changed everything at the last minute because of concerns of coronavirus and wanting their friends and family to stay safe.
Bindi still called the wedding a "beautiful day", sharing an Instagram post in which she revealed exactly how she paid respect to her father during the ceremony.More news: Istanbul prosecutor prepares to indict 20 suspects over Khashoggi killing
"We want to acknowledge Steve by all of us lighting this candle for him, but you know, I guess in some ways it's not necessary because Steve will be there anyway", she told The Courier Mail. Bee, I love you more than anything in this world and I always will.
March 25th 2020 We held a small ceremony and I married my best friend.
Helicopter vision shared by 7NEWS shows preparations well underway for what appears to be a wedding at Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast.
Irwin and Powell, a professional wakeboarder, met when he visited the Irwin family's Australia Zoo in 2013. "As we embark on this new life chapter I hope that we can share some love in the world, especially during this challenging time". The 21-year-old daughter of the late Steve Irwin has been engaged since her birthday in July.More news: United Kingdom will have coronavirus testing kits ready in days, health official says