What is a witnessed insertion?

What is a witnessed insertion?

Over 70% of Australians now choose to be cremated. Most of us are familiar with the sight of friends and family gathering to witness a coffin being lowered into a grave. However, many people are unaware that a similar option is available for cremations. Many...
What happens if I don’t have a will?

What happens if I don’t have a will?

The will is one of the first documents people think of when considering their death, but how many of us have a valid and up-to-date will? And what happens if we don’t? What is ‘dying intestate’? If you have not completed a will or have an invalid one, this...
How Come Burials are so Expensive?

How Come Burials are so Expensive?

Burial is what so many think of when we imagine what happens to a person after they die. Yet few of us realise how very expensive burial is, or understand why. There are many reasons why somebody will choose burial for their body after death.  Burial is a very...
How to Make a Photo Slideshow for a Funeral 

How to Make a Photo Slideshow for a Funeral 

There’s no doubt that a memorial photo slideshow is a regular part of most funerals these days. For some families, going through the photos and picking out your favourites is a wonderful experience, either in the weeks before an anticipated death, or in the days after...