What Does A Funeral Director Do?

Funeral directing is an important but often misunderstood profession. Requiring a variety of skills, funeral directors are the ultimate all-rounders.  "Basically, running a funeral is like planning a wedding. Only you have three days to do it." While some...

COVID-19 and Funerals

Please note:  the information contained in this post is subject to change at any time. Please refer to the NSW Government website for the latest information and advice.  Losing a loved one is never easy, but in the midst of a pandemic, it becomes even more...

Do I Need Funeral Insurance?

There are plenty of ads telling us that we need funeral insurance. If you’ve seen or read one, you may be convinced that the only way to protect your family from a huge financial burden is to take out funeral insurance. But is this actually the case? Do you really...

TV Shows About Funeral Directors

People are often fascinated with death and how funeral directors operate. Not surprisingly, there have been a number of television shows (both fictional and reality-based) set in funeral homes and examining the issues that arise from dealing with death on a daily...

Leaving a Bequest In Your Will

There are numerous studies and statistics reporting on the percentage of Australians that die without a will. Some reports put the number of people who die without a will as high as 45%. "Studies show that at least 45% of Australians do not have a valid Will. If you...

Why Do We Mourn Celebrities?

After the extraordinary amount of celebrity deaths in 2016, many of us were left feeling slightly shell-shocked. People like David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali and George Michael, who all passed away in 2016, were idols, a big part of our lives for so many years, so...