Definitions If you’re looking into buying any kind of headstone or memorial, you may come across the following terms… Additional Inscription: An extra inscription engraved on a headstone or monument which already has an inscription. Book-Shaped Headstone: A headstone designed in the shape and look of a book, either open or closed. Burial: Placing a casket…

Choosing a gravestone marker to memorialise a loved one is no easy task. The terminology can be unfamiliar; the options can be confusing; and the decisions to be made can seem endless. This guide will help alleviate some of that stress by giving you a good understanding of the entire headstone selection process, from choosing the…

If you’re thinking about becoming a funeral celebrant, you’ve come to the right place. Being a civil celebrant is an important, respected and increasingly in-demand occupation. In fact, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has found that civil celebrants are now officiating around 60% of funeral services in Australia. In this guide, we cover everything you need to…

When it comes to planning a funeral, it can be confusing to differentiate between funeral celebrants and their various offerings. In trying to find a funeral celebrant, you may find yourself asking a lot of questions: What area does the funeral celebrant service? What types of services does the funeral celebrant do? What are the…

When you’re looking for someone to officiate a funeral, two questions often spring to mind. First, “What kind of celebrant should I use?” and second, “How much does that funeral celebrant cost?” This article will help to answer those questions by focusing on the two main types of funeral celebrants used to officiate funerals in…

This guide is designed to help you find and choose a funeral celebrant in Adelaide. A good funeral celebrant should create a funeral service which is warm and loving, which captures a real sense of who the deceased was, and which gives the deceased the goodbye you are looking for. This guide is intended to…

This guide covers everything you need to know about a direct cremation in Adelaide, including: Options for cheap cremations in Adelaide How to find a direct cremation in Adelaide The cost of a direct cremation in Adelaide How to finance a direct cremation Choosing a Adelaide crematorium Holding a memorial service after a direct cremation…

Cheap Cremations in Australia With many Australians now considering inexpensive funeral options, and cremations tending to cost less than traditional burials, it’s common to want to understand what cheap cremations options are available to you. This article discusses the two most common cheap cremation options: direct cremations (or no service cremations); and single service cremations.…

This guide covers everything you need to know about a direct cremation in Brisbane, including: Options for cheap cremations in Brisbane How to find a direct cremation in Brisbane The cost of a direct cremation in Brisbane How to finance a direct cremation Choosing a Brisbane crematorium Holding a memorial service after a direct cremation…