When a loved one dies, it’s common for family members to consider the resources and funds that may be available to help pay for the funeral. One such consideration is superannuation. In certain circumstances, it may be possible to access either the deceased’s or your own superannuation fund to assist in covering funeral costs. This…

When a loved one passes away, and funeral costs begin to mount, it can be stressful – and, sadly, a strain on family relations – to determine who bears responsibility for covering those costs. Questions that typically arise at this time are: Who arranges a funeral? Who pays for a funeral? Can I recover funeral…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Tuckers Funeral and Bereavement Service. 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 Tuckers? Tuckers Funeral and Bereavement Service is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which operates…

If you’re trying to get a grasp of the various funeral companies in Australia, you’re likely to have a number of questions. Which funeral companies operate in Australia? How big are they? How much do they charge? Are they independent or are they owned by international parent companies? While a large chunk of the funeral…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Alex Gow Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. History to Alex Gow Funerals The history of Alex Gow Funerals dates back to the establishment of Queensland’s first funeral business in 1840 by Andrew…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Chipper 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 Chipper Funerals? Chipper Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which operates 34% of all funeral homes…

Funeral flowers are a traditional way for families to personalise a funeral service. They also make a heartfelt memorial gift to families that can hold special meaning. As you might be discovering, when buying funeral flowers there are a surprising number of different options, types and arrangements that you can choose from. This guide covers everything…

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to K.M. Smith Funeral Directors. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media. History to K.M. Smith Funeral Directors K.M. Smith Funeral Directors is a family-owned funeral home. The company was founded in Brisbane in 1886…

Deciding whether to donate your body to science is something that requires significant thought. Not only around ensuring you understand exactly what the process entails, but also considering the emotional impact on yourself and your family. Whereas most Australians will opt for a more traditional funeral services, less than 2,000 will donate their bodies to science…

This guide sets out everything you need to know about burial plots (otherwise known as cemetery plots or grave plots) and burial plot costs in Australia. It covers the following topics: Types of Burial Plots Styles of Burial Plots How Long Do You Own a Cemetery Plot For? How Much Does a Grave Plot Cost?…