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Treasurer announces plans to stop funeral insurance ‘rip-offs’

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has proposed new laws aimed at protecting vulnerable Australians from being fleeced by funeral insurance plans.

Lifestyle

‘Dead people’s teeth,’ she yelled as she opened the case

Margaret read our piece recently about false teeth and it reminded her of an experience with her young granddaughter.

Losing a loved one

Jane’s mission is to get us talking about dying

We attend classes to learn about birth, but apart from recent debate around Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying bill, discussions about dying are rare. Why?

News

Clearing house after the death of a loved one

Clearing out a relative’s lifetime accumulation of possessions can be hard work. Let us help you sort the treasure from the trash.

News

Don't leave end of life planning to chance

Planning – it’s either something you do well or you’re quite happy to leave things to chance. But when it comes to preparing for your end-of-life, there are some things that shouldn't be delayed.

Losing a loved one

How to tackle the touchy subject of dying

Passing away, end of life, passing on, eternal rest – these are all commonly used terms for death – a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid to talk about.

Grief and Loss

How to tackle the touchy subject of dying

Passing away, end of life, passing on, eternal rest – these are all commonly used terms for death – a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid to talk about.

News

Funerals: why they matter

As attitudes to death and dying become more pragmatic, some people are beginning to question the need for a funeral. However, it’s worth noting that the ritual of a send off is an important part of the grieving process.

Gold award winning service at your time of need

White Lady Funerals, the sister company of Mareena Purslowe Funerals, Gold Award in the 2016 Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards is a testament to its customer service, its professional care, and its exceeding expectations ethos.

I’ve been asked to write a eulogy – what do I do?

Mareena Purslowe Funerals has provided some tips on how to write and deliver a eulogy that really speaks to what someone meant to you.

What does ultimate care look like?

Attention to detail, supportive care, knowledge regarding faiths and traditions and deep experience in tailoring services to individual needs is all part of Mareena Purslowe Funerals’ ultimate care.

Nothing taxing about taking care of your wishes

The benefits of planning ahead now with a Mareena Purslowe Funerals’ prepaid funeral plan include a special offer of $500 off and the potential for a more favourable Centrelink Age Pension assessment.

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