Funeral Essentials

There are two parts to arranging a Funeral.

  • Legal Requirements
  • Your Funeral Wishes

Legal Requirements

All deaths must be registered. The following information is required. Click here to download a copy of Personal Information Record, this includes Funeral Wishes.

For all Cremations

The DECEASED PERSON- who is in the coffin and the name plate, must be identified by someone who personally knew the deceased and be willing to sign the appropriate document.

Funeral Wishes

  • Cremation or Burial; Which cemetery?
  • Coffin or Casket type

Other Options

  • Location of service (or no service)
  • Minister or Celebrant
  • Refreshments / Catering
  • Flowers / Donations
  • DVD Photo Tribute
  • Memorial Book
  • Music
  • Clubs / Organisations to be notified
  • Viewings/Visitations
  • Clothes for the deceased person
  • Memorial Cards
  • Funeral / Death Notices

Other Information

Keep these in a safe place and let your next of kin know:

  • Bank Books, Credit Union etc
  • Securities, Share Certificates and Bonds
  • Medical benifits, Friendly society, Medicare
  • Personal and other insurance policies
  • Original & any copies of your will
  • Service Records
  • Superannuation Papers
  • Pre-Arranged funeral certificate and cemetery lease
  • Deeds for any real estate
  • Pension Card

For more information please call us on (08) 8522 1734