MY FUNERAL: Should I Prepay? – That’s the question!

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Should you prepay your funeral in advance? According to Moneysmart, a commonwealth government website that helps Australians take control of their money, funerals can cost from $4,000 for a basic cremation to around $15,000 for a more elaborate burial. A typical funeral will have these costs: funeral director fees transport coffin death certificate permits (for example, for a […]

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LET EZIFUNERALS HELP!

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eziFunerals supports individuals and families cope with end of life decisions, death and funerals. We are an independent, Australian-owned and operated company. We are not part of any other funeral company. Our member Funeral Directors operate in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Australia wide. Thet are chosen for their knowledge, quality, service, personalisation and […]

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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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NEW FUNERAL PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS IN QUEENSLAND

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Planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one is set to become easier for Queenslanders with the Palaszczuk Government introducing stronger consumer protections to ensure better price transparency in the funeral industry. Attorney General and Minister for Justice Shannon Fentiman said that funeral directors will be subject to the new rules from 1 July […]

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FUNERAL TRADITIONS: Throwing Dirt on the Coffin

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Many funeral ceremonies end with family members, relatives and close friends of the deceased throwing a handful of dirt or soil on the coffin. This is a common practice that can be found across cultures, but what does this signify? Before leaving the cemetery, the deceased’s loved ones may toss a handful of dirt or […]

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