Guest Speaker Southbrook Ladies Group

Recently we were invited to speak to the Southbrook Ladies Friendship Group. Some of the ladies had  sadly lost their Husbands and gather together for mutual support and were interested in pre arranging their funerals and getting their own affairs in order. Lots of interesting discussion followed about many and various topic relating to funerals,... Read more

Pension Changes

The Government has announced changes to the Assets Test that will apply to pension entitlements from 1st January 2017. An estimated 50,000 more Australians will qualify for a full pension but an estimated 320 ,000 may have their pensions reduced. An investment in a funeral bond is exempt for the Income and Assets Test providing... Read more

Rock of Remembrance Dates 2017

Parents and families are invited to gather at the Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance 1001 Ruthven Street, to honour and farewell their pre-term babies (less than 20 weeks) in a beautiful sincere ceremony conducted by the Toowoomba Hospital and the St Vincent’s Hospital  Pastoral Care Teams with assistance from Garden of Remembrance Cemetery Manager Karen and Heritage... Read more

Our New and Updated Information Booklet

Australian Heritage Funerals is proud to release our new and updated Information Booklet “Your Guide to Funeral Planning”. It contains all the information you need to arrange a funeral or to preplan a funeral for yourself or for a loved one. It can be read in the comfort and privacy of your own home and also... Read more

BlueCare Grief and Loss Programme

BlueCare has been successfully running Grief and Loss programmes along the coast for over 20 years. BlueCare Toowoomba now offers this excellent Grief and Loss programme in local rural communities in the south west with the following aims: To provide information on the grief process To offer practical advice following the loss of a loved... Read more

Seniors Expo Display

Australian Heritage Funerals enjoyed another successful day at the U3A Seniors Expo held in August 2016. Many people took the opportunity to ask Jane and Glad (pictured)  all sorts of questions about funerals in the non-threatening environment. Some retirees in attendance also took the opportunity to ask us about pre-planning their funerals. Our display of beautiful urns... Read more

Horse Drawn Farewell for Pop

Henry Coupe known lovingly as “Pop”,  died as a result of a tragic accident at Nobby recently and was farewell in real country style with a corrugated iron and timber coffin, a lovely arrangement of native bush flowers, Slim Dusty music and our heritage Horse Drawn Hearse. Pop always loved horses and everything farming and... Read more

Clifton Bowls Day

Heritage Funerals was pleased to sponsor the Mid Week 4s at Clifton Bowls Club on April 27.  The winners  A Gibbs (Millmerran), G Kelly (Toowoomba), G Lyall (Clifton) and G Kath (Toowoomba) pictured with our Funeral Director and former local Glad won beautifully presented meat trays. All players received our complimentary promotional gift packs. It... Read more

Texas Truck Salute

Former Texas truckie Kenneth Middleton passed away in Redcliffe on 27 March 2016. After many years and many miles on the road and a brief retirement in the city, his dying wish was to be laid to rest in his home town of Texas. After a moving funeral service at the Catholic Church, 6 prime... Read more

Your Questions About Burial ???

How deep is the grave? In the Toowoomba Region most graves are dug to 6 or 7 feet (1.8 – 2.1 m) deep suitable for 2 burials one on top of the other. This has become a common practice in many regions in an effort to use cemetery space more effectively than single graves side... Read more