10 Alternative Ways to Say “Sorry for Your Loss”

At some point in our lives, we will all have to offer our condolences to someone. And when this time comes, what will you say?   Why not trying something a little different, with more meaning? Something a little more personal and authentic than the old “sorry for your loss”?   Let’s make this clear:... Read more

What to consider when choosing a Funeral Director to plan a funeral ahead?

A Funeral Director’s main responsibility is to take on most of the burden of planning a funeral, following your wishes as closely as possible. Planning ahead can give you and your family some space to breathe, without worrying about the details of the funeral.   All funeral directors might appear the same at first glance,... Read more

Our Babies Rock of Remembrance Service

“Remembering your child is like a flower to a garden, let the memory linger in your heart.” The Babies Rock of Remembrance Service is a special time for families whose babies have died in early pregnancy, held at the Garden of Remembrance. The next service will be on Friday 31 October 2020 at 2.00 pm.... Read more

Grief or Depression? How to identify what you are going through?

While we all feel sad, moody, or low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods (weeks, months or even years) and sometimes without any apparent reason. Depression is more than just a low mood – it’s a severe condition that can affect physical and mental health.   There are... Read more

Marking a Loved One’s Death Anniversary

Grief is full of milestones. The first birthday after the loved one dies. The first Christmas, Mother’s or Father’s Day. All these occasions remind us of who we’ve lost. So, it’s no surprise that many fear the arrival of the death anniversary. How to get through the day? For some people, the day is the... Read more

Prepay your funeral with Guardian Plan for peace of mind and avoid inflation

Guardian Plan is a prepaid funeral plan which enables you to prepay selected funeral services for tomorrow’s funeral at today’s prices. Why prepay with Guardian Plan? Guardian Plan is an Australian funeral plan. For more than 20 years Guardian Plan has been working with some of Australia’s best-known funeral homes, including Australian Heritage Funerals. Guardian... Read more

How to have a meaningful conversation about death with a child

It can be a challenging time for a child to lose someone close to them. Discussing death can be a real concern and many tend to avoid it, however, it is our responsibility to ensure our children are aware of it and know it is okay to talk about it, since death is an inevitable... Read more

Remembering your father on Father’s Day

When your father dies you can be swamped by all sorts of mixed emotions – you’ve lost his presence and attention, perhaps the security, advice or moral support he gave, or his place in the family that was strong and dependable. You might feel vulnerable, alone, and just miss him. His age, how he died,... Read more

Questions you may have about Funerals in the Current Environment

Are you still open during the pandemic? Yes, we certainly are open and committed to helping families farewell their loved ones respectfully and within the current government guidelines. We are continuing to operate 24/7 to serve our families during this time. The health, safety and well being of the families we serve and our team... Read more