FUNERAL TRADITIONS: Why Do People Wear Black?

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In much of the western world, funerals are somber events attended by traditionally dressed people in black attire. Over the years, it has become an unwritten rule that anyone who attends a funeral must be dressed in black, especially in Australia and other western countries. Why is black so heavily associated with death and mourning? […]

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A FUNERAL MAY BE THE HARDEST PURCHASE YOU WILL EVER MAKE

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Coping with death and organising a funeral will be one of the most difficult things we will ever be asked to do. At the time of “at need” funeral planning, we are overwhelmed and are asked to make important financial decisions, at a time of when we are most vulnerable. It will be one of […]

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DEATHS IN AUSTRALIA 2020

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Australia’s leading causes of death, 2020 The latest Deaths report (2020) released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today provides some interesting facts about deaths and mortality rates. In 2020 there were 161,300 deaths, a decrease from 2019.  Ischaemic heart diseases were the leading cause of death, accounting for 10.3% of all deaths.  Deaths from […]

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MUM JUST PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL

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MY mother shocked me. “I suppose I should tell you what I did today,” she said casually preparing morning tea from her retirement home in Arcadia Waters, Mandurah. “Oh yeah,” I said, fully expecting to hear something mundane. “I just planned my own funeral today,” she said. I was caught by complete surprise as this […]

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HOW I WANT MY LIFE TO BE DEFINED

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The meaning of our life is what we decide it to be, and that is determined by our choices while we are living. Our life can be shaped with activities, people, and things we love and enjoy, or doing something for the common good; something that we feel is appreciated by others, and are thus […]

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DEATHS SNAPSHOT: Australia 2019

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The latest Deaths report (2019) released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides some interesting facts about deaths and mortality rates.   KEY DEATH STATISTICS There were 169,301 registered deaths in 2019, an increase of 10,808 since 2018. The standardised death rate increased to 5.3 deaths, from 5.1 in 2018. Infant deaths increased by 21 deaths to 1,009. […]

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