It’s a fair question, and here we’ll outline why using an independent funeral director through eziFunerals can help you save time, money and unecessary grief. Our members are Australian, family owned and independent funeral homes. They are not controlled by shareholders and are much more preferable when compared to the large funeral brands owned by publicly listed companies. Not all funeral homes are the same, so it pays to do your homework!

A More Personalised Service

When you choose an independent funeral director, with eziFunerals, you’ll receive a personalised service from someone who isn’t restricted by company rules and shareholder interests. Our member funeral directors will support you throughout the process and provide you with compassionate, authentic support before, during and after the funeral. And that’s exactly how a funeral service should be.

Traditional Family Values

independent funeral director listed with eziFunerals are family businesses, in some cases dating back generations. With family values at the forefront of their minds, our member funeral directors put themselves in the customer’s  situation and listen to client needs, rather than upselling a set package.

With a family-focused business taking care of your funeral affairs, you’ll receive the kind of attentive, caring treatment that will lead to a more personalised and meaningful funeral service.

Fair and Flexible Service

Larger funeral brands owned by publicly listed companies (InvoCare and Propel Funeral Partners) typically provide rigid packages that tie the customer into certain commitments. Their sales people may not be able to change even the tiniest of details because their “hands may be tied”. They work for shareholder profits.

Not so with independent funeral directors listed with eziFunerals. These professionals pride themselves on being fair and flexible. Given that they’re free of corporate control, they can often move things about to help you create exactly the kind of funeral you’re looking for, no matter how unusual.

Supportive and Trusted Funeral Directors

When you find the right independent funeral director with eziFunerals, you may find that you make a trusted director for life. Publicly owned funeral brands are more concerned about conducting the funeral, invoicing the customer, and then moving on – but our member funeral directors often offer additional support for as long as you need it.

It is not uncommon for our member funeral directors to remain in touch with their customers after the funeral is over. Sometimes they call up to see how the family are coping. When you choose an independent home with eziFunerals, you could end up with a new acquaintance.

Only works with Independent Funeral Homes

eziFunerals has partnered with some of the best family owned and independent funeral directors who are here to help you and your family before, during and after their time of need.

Our members operate Australia wide including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin and Canberra.

We work together to ensure that you and your family receive transparent information and the best possible standard of service at the most realistic cost.  You’re in total control and will get peace of mind knowing they are supported by Independent funeral homes that are here to help you every step of the way.

Finding an Independent Funeral Director in Australia

In Australia, the funeral industry is dominated by large national chains and corporations, making it difficult to find an independent funeral director. However, eziFunerals is a leading online platform that helps you find local, independent funeral directors in your area.

Unlike many of the big funeral chains, eziFunerals is not owned or operated by any funeral company. Instead, they provide a free and impartial service that connects you with independent funeral directors who are committed to providing compassionate and personalized funeral services.

Many of the independent funeral directors listed on eziFunerals are long-standing, family-run businesses with deep roots in their local communities. They offer a range of funeral services, from traditional burials and cremations to eco-friendly options, and can help you create a meaningful and personalized farewell for your loved one.

When you use eziFunerals to find a funeral director, you can be confident that you’re dealing with an independent, locally-owned business that is focused on providing the highest level of care and support during this difficult time. Their directory of funeral directors is regularly updated to ensure that you have access to the most up-to-date information about independent funeral directors in your area.

If you’re looking for an independent funeral director in Australia, eziFunerals is the go-to platform. By using their service, you can be sure that you’re dealing with a local, independent funeral director who will provide a compassionate, professional, and modern service before, during, and after the funeral.

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About eziFunerals

eziFunerals is a FREE consumer advocacy and funeral planning platform that supports individuals and families cope with end of life decisions, death and funerals. We are an independent, Australian-owned and operated company, and are not a subsidiary of any other corporation. We are not part of any other funeral company. Founded by consumers frustrated by how difficult it was to get independent information, eziFunerals supports consumers plan a funeral, compare prices and select the right funeral director anywhere, anytime.

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Peter Erceg is the Owner and Founder of eziFunerals. He has had a long history within the funeral industry, and is a published author of ‘What Kind Of Funeral: A self help guide to planning a meaningful funeral’. Prior to eziFunerals, Peter worked in the public sector and health industry for more than 30 years. The views and opinions expressed on posts are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of eziFunerals and members.