In The News

A snapshot of recent Funeral Industry news articles from around Australia and the world.

June 5, 2022

Coronavirus has changed death and funerals — but new rituals can help us grieve

On a Sunday morning in late March, I got the call I'd been dreading. It was my mum, clearly upset,...
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April 12, 2020

Governments prepare for pandemic deaths

"The best advice in the world is useless if you can't get the equipment to meet it," NFDA president Nigel...
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March 12, 2019

Many people want a different kind of funeral, but we still need to mourn. There is a way to have both

"Grief is complicated – a mix of sadness, regret, confusion, longing, anger, resentment, guilt and gratitude with no set timeline...
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March 7, 2019

Ballarat Cemetery Trust provides advice across the state to smaller graveyards

Across the country from capital cities to tiny country towns, somebody has to manage the business of accommodating the dead....
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February 13, 2019

A heart warming story out of the UK

A primary school headteacher who died the day she penned a heart-breaking letter to her pupils has been laid to...
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January 18, 2019

A new memorial area for Perth’s Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park

The result of over 18 months of planning by the planning, operations, client services and marketing teams at the Metropolitan...
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January 11, 2019

Mary Poppins Returns Gets Grief Right

With the remake of the Disney classic Mary Poppins in cinema's now, we came across this interesting little article about...
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December 20, 2018

Wishing you all a Safe and Festive Christmas

Finding happiness and enjoying the holidays does not diminish how much you love and miss the person who isn’t there...
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December 3, 2018

Supporting YOURSELF and your loved ones this Holiday Season

The holidays, although filled with family, friends and celebration, can be a stressful time of year under usual circumstances. But...
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November 29, 2018

Green Burial Option catching on in Canada

It took a decade but the green burial option at Royal Oak Burial Park in Cordova Bay, Canada, is catching...
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