Useful links and Resources

Government Departments
NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages, tel. 1300 655 236 to obtain information on registration of deaths .NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages
Office of Fair Trade - for advice about funeral services  tel. 13 32 20 NSW Fair Trade advice for consumers

Funeral Directors
AFDA - to find a funeral director in your areaAustralian Funeral Directors Assocation
FDA -  find a funeral director in your area  Funeral Directors Association N.S.W.
Ann Wilson Funerals northern beaches based Ann Wilson Funerals
White Lady Funerals
have branches in all areas  White Lady Funerals

Funeral Service providers
Funerals H.Q. Funeral Services & Providers Funerals H.Q.
Aussie Funerals, Death, Funeral & Memorial Notices
 Aussie Funerals
Independent Funeral Advice - to access all funeral needs 
Independent Funeral Advice

STATIONERY & Memorial Printing
For all your memorial stationery, DVDs etc.
Emerald Creative
Eldon Press, 69 Hume Highway, Chullora 2190  eldonp@bigpond.net.au  02 9642 0596
Smick Print Pty Ltd - Mourning Stationery - Thornleigh  Smick Print
Reflections Memorial Cards and printing - Galston
  Reflections memorial stationery and printing 

Other Services
Personalised memorial candles  
Susan's Candles
Source funeral services - Funeral Services
For help with writing a funeral program - The Funeral Program Site
Dove Release as a special gesture to your loved one White Doves R Us
Dove Release Heavenly White Doves
Butterfly Release Butterfly Releases
To create a photo presentation or DVD to remember your loved one  Power Productions
Funeral Photography - Craig Quilty will create lasting memoriesFuneral Photographer

Memorial Services - some families  honour their loved one with a memorial service
Ann Wilson Chapel at Mona Vale  Mona Vale Chapel
Macquarie Park - chapels available  Northern Cemeteries, Macquarie Park
Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens - chapels available  Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens
A beautiful outdoor setting for a memorial is the Bible Garden in Palm Beach Bible Garden
Manly Dam - contact  Manly Council
Narrabeen Lakes - contact Warringah Council
Long Reef Golf Club
Long Reef Golf Club
Nurses War Memorial Chapel at Little Bay 
Randwick Council
Athol Hall, Mosman  
Athol Hall Functions

After Funeral Catering
Events by Olivia  0417 294 0789 Events by Olivia
Catering for After Funerals Celeste Catering
Northern beaches based after funeral catering, Catering by Design  Heavenly Catering

Cemeteries and Crematoria
Cemeteries and Crematoria  Association of NSW   CCA of NSW
Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Ryde Macquarie Park
Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens Northern Suburbs
Mona Vale Cemetery - Mona Vale Cemetery
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Leppington - Forest Lawn
Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery - Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery
Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium Rookwood Crematorium
Eastern Suburbs Cemetery & CrematoriumEastern Suburbs Memorial Park and Crematorium
Castlebrook Memorial Gardens, Rouse Hill Castlebrook

Transport - Hearses and other options
Motor cycle hearse for the motor cycle enthusiast       Motor Cycle Funerals

Memorialisation
Pyro Oz will create a funeral shell by combining the departed's ashes with a firework and launching them into the afterlife 
Pyro Oz
Memory Flight - offering scattering of ashes from the air Memory Flight
Pete Macfarlane, Architect, Stonemason creating unique memorials Art At the End 
Home Garden Memorials  Garden Treasures
Dearly Plaques and Memorials, creating personal memorials
Dearly Plaques and Memorials 

Green Funerals and Personalised Coffins
LifeArt coffins - made from recycled cardboard  LifeArt
Expressions Coffins - decorated to reflect the life of your loved one Expressions Coffins
An Australian business making environmentally responsible coffins  
Handcrafted Casket

Music
Bagpiper from
Pipers of Distinction
Bagpipe music for a funeral Sydney Bagpipers
Harp and Guitar  Tallowood
Pamela Jordan will play solo flute for your service Purple Tempo 
Owen Torr and his Harp of Gold - beautiful harp music, mob 0418 833 955Harp of Gold

Obituaries
Search Sydney funeral notices   Sydney Morning Herald Notices
Australian Obituary - help with eulogies, obituaries  Obituary
Australian Death Notices - Obits
Aussie Funerals, Death, Funeral & Memorial Notices Aussie Funerals

Information and Inspiration
Inspiration and Integrity for a Meaningful Funeral When We Remember
Information and education on funeral planning   Funeral Comparisons
Information about planning a funeral service Life Art services
A resource for planning a funeral or expressing condolences Condolences
 
Legal Services
Law Society of NSWfind a lawyer with experience in probate and estate administration tel. 02 9926 0333 ://www.lawsociety.com.au/ 
Legal Aid Commission NSW Obtain feree legal advice and assistance (means tested) tel. 02 9219 5000 Legal Aid 
Community Legal Centre - locate a community legal centre near you if you cannot afford a solicitor ://www.nswclc.org.au/
eClosure - a new online service which helps families to deal with their loved one's social networks after they pass away. 
eClosure

Grief and Loss
Lifeline 24 hour telephone counselling a referrals tel. 131114  Lifeline
National Association for Loss and Grief  obtain information on grief counselling services or support groups. tel. 02 6882 9222  ://www.nalag.org.au/
Bereavement Care Centre resources on coping with grief Bereavement Care
The Centre for Grief Education Grief Education
Grief Link - a portal for grief services Grief Link
Just be Well - Hypnotherapy and NLP Just Be Well
Kids Help Line 1800 551 800 Kids Help
Beyond Blue  help and advice about depression 1300 224 636 Beyond Blue
Stillbirth Foundation for support Stillbirth Foundation
Facing Bereavement - information on facing & dealing with bereavement Facing Bereavement
My Facebook page provides information about dealing with grief A Personal Funeral Elaine Searle's Facebook page
My blog has articles about grief and loss Personal Funeral Blog

Pre-Planning a Funeral
Information about Palliative Care - Palliative Care
Information about planning a funeral Life Art services
Organ Donor Registration Australians Donate

Florists
Australia wide delivery Flowers for Everyone

Find Me Flowers -  a florist directory to find a florist in your area Other Florists
Carmel's Florist 95b Fullers Road, Chatswood ph 02 9904 8864


Civil Celebrant Sydney           Celebration of a life

 

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