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Planning Ahead

Secure your peace of mind

"Death ends a life, but only alters a relationship, moving it from one of presence to remembrance."

- Dr Alan Wolfelt

Guided Experience

Do you need help deciding?

Our guided experience tool offers suggestions based on preferred location, culture, setting and type. This step-by-step tool presents available options based on your needs.

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A practical tool that helps you organise your affairs in one convenient place, helping family members and executors with delivering on your wishes.

Everything your family and executor need to know in one place.

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Planning ahead for complete peace of mind

Planning ahead will give you peace of mind, knowing that requests will be honoured, you'll be protected against future price increases and family members will be saved from making difficult decisions on your behalf.

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Need help planning?

For more information on the benefits of planning ahead, please contact our experienced Customer Care Team who can arrange a no-obligation appointment to discuss the best options for you.

Find a Funeral Director

Need help finding a funeral director? Our simple online funeral director search tool can help you find a local funeral director that is registered with us and has the appropriate governance and understanding of managing a funeral service at one of our locations.

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Find a Monumental Mason

A monumental mason is a stonemason who specialises in the creation, installation and repair of grave headstones or monuments. We can provide you with a list of monumental masons who are registered with us and can advise you on the most suitable materials and design based on your needs.

Please call (03) 8558 8278 to receive more information.

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Community Planning Service

Our Community Planning Service helps community groups plan ahead together. Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust partners with community leaders to identify each group’s unique needs, and plan how members may rest together in the future.

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