Funerals costs add up. In Australia, the average cost of a traditional burial is $19,000, and the average cost of a cremation is $7,420. While there are cheaper funeral options – a direct cremation starts at around $1,950 in most states – and there are simple ways to save on the cost of a funeral,…

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…

How much is a Coffin? Coffin prices vary significantly, ranging from as low as $300 up to $10,000+ for the most lavish and customised designs. While coffins are generally cheaper than caskets, most of the information in this guide is also applicable to caskets. Click here for more information on the difference between coffins and caskets.…

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…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to White Lady Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. Who Owns White Lady Funerals? White Lady Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which accounts for 34%…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Simplicity Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. Who Owns Simplicity Funerals? Simplicity Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which accounts for 34% of all funeral homes…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Le Pine Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. Who Owns Le Pine Funerals? Le Pine Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which operates 34% of…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Metropolitan Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. Who Owns Metropolitan Funerals? Metropolitan Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which operates 34% of all funeral homes…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Guardian Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, related brands, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. Who Owns Guardian Funerals? Guardian Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which operates 34% of all…