This guide is designed to help you purchase a prepaid funeral plan in Adelaide and its surrounding suburbs. It contains specific details that only apply to prepaid funerals in SA. For general information about prepaid funerals, we strongly recommend that you start with our Complete Guide to Prepaid Funerals, which sets out everything you need to know…

This guide is designed to help you purchase a prepaid funeral plan in Perth and its surrounding suburbs. It contains specific details that only apply to prepaid funerals in Western Australia. For general information about prepaid funerals, we strongly recommend that you start with our Complete Guide to Prepaid Funerals, which sets out everything you need to…

In recent years, we’ve seen cremation become a more popular option for Australians over traditional burials. In 2015, the number of cremations officially overtook burials, and now cremations account for approximately 70% of funerals in Australian metropolitan areas. If you are weighing up the two options, you’ve come to the right place. In this article…

There are a number of funeral directors around Australia that specialise in direct cremations only. What is a Direct Cremation? A direct cremation is a cremation only with no service. It is one of the cheapest funeral options for families as it dispenses with many of the expensive elements of a funeral – such as…

What is a Funeral Parlour? Funeral parlours, more commonly known as funeral homes in Australia, are businesses that provide funeral services for the communities they serve. They can also referred to as funeral directors, although the term “funeral director” is also used to refer to the individuals employed by funeral parlours to arrange and carry…

“Cheap funeral”. It’s not a dirty word. Before we begin let’s clear something out of the way. How much money you spend on someone’s funeral has no relationship to how much you love them. If someone spends $20,000 on a funeral, it doesn’t mean that they love (and will forever miss) their loved one more…

In our article on the average cost of a burial we calculated that the average cost of a burial in Australia was around $19,000 (including the cost for the monument and cemetery fees). Much of the total cost is made up by cemetery fees which are being driven upwards by the fact that land supply…