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 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…

When a loved one passes, you can find yourself needing to deal with the issue of probate without having much of an idea as to what probate actually is. If you’re wondering, ‘What is probate?’ .. ‘How do I apply for probate?’ .. or even ‘How long does probate take?’… this article has the answers. Keep reading…

This guide provides a comprehensive list of Sydney cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities. Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in: Western Sydney Sydney’s Northern Suburbs Sydney’s Eastern…

This guide provides a comprehensive list of Melbourne cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities. Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in: Central Melbourne South-East Melbourne Melbourne’s South-Eastern Fringe…

This guide provides a comprehensive list of Brisbane cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities. Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in: City of Brisbane: Eastern Suburbs Northern Suburbs…

This guide provides a comprehensive list of Adelaide cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities. Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in: Central Adelaide Adelaide’s Inner-North North and North-East…

This guide provides a comprehensive list of Perth cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities. Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in: Perth’s Eastern Suburbs Perth’s Southern Suburbs Perth’s…

In this guide we’ll look at everything you need to know about the embalming process, the benefits of embalming, and when it is required in Australia. Specifically, we’ll cover the following topics: What is embalming? What is a partial embalm? When is embalming required in Australia? Is embalming a more hygienic option? How much does…

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…