According to the 2016 Census, 22.6% of the population identified as Catholic, making it the most widely practiced form of Christianity in Australia. For the most part, Catholic Funerals are similar to Christian Funerals, although they do have some important differences. This guide looks more closely at Catholic Funerals and the traditions you should observe…

What is a Burial or Cremation Shroud? A shroud is a length of cloth used to wrap a body in preparation for burial or cremation. They are usually made out of an organic material, such as: Cotton Linen Muslin Bamboo Can You Be Buried in a Shroud in Australia? In Australia, most states do not…

Christian funerals are the most common type of religious funeral in Australia. This isn’t surprising given that Christianity is the most popular religion in Australia, with 52.1% of the population identifying as Christian in the 2016 Census. This guide is designed to give you the additional details you need when planning a Christian funeral. It…

This guide is designed to help you purchase a prepaid funeral plan in Sydney and its surrounding suburbs. It contains specific details that only apply to prepaid funerals in NSW. 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 Melbourne and its surrounding suburbs. It contains specific details that only apply to prepaid funerals in Victoria. 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 Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and surrounding suburbs. It contains specific details that only apply to prepaid funerals in Brisbane. For general information about prepaid funerals, we strongly recommend that you start with our Complete Guide to Prepaid Funerals, which sets out everything you…

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…

What is a Green Funeral? A green funeral (also known as a “green burial” or “natural burial”) is a funeral that seeks to make as little impact upon the environment as possible. Green funerals are different from traditional burials in that they have some or all of the following elements: Burying the body at a…