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Burial Options


When making burial arrangements, there are several burial options available. Standard ground burial is the most traditional option and typically involves digging a grave in the ground for the casket or urn containing cremated remains. The types of graves can sometime be confusing, cemeteries provide the opportunity for them to show the various types sections and fees. Another option is mausoleum entombment, a formal type of burial in which the casket or urn is placed inside a crypt, which may be either above or below ground. Moreover, there are more creative solutions for burials such as scattering ashes at sea or burying them on land in accordance with local regulations. Ultimately, it’s important to weigh all of your available burial options when making arrangements. 

Researching the costs, regulations and other details associated with each option will help you make an informed decision. It’s also important to consult with a qualified funeral director who will be able to provide more information on the best choice for your particular situation. With thoughtful planning, you can choose a meaningful burial that honors and respects the wishes of your loved one. 

Ultimately, it’s important to remember that burial options should be considered with care and respect for both the deceased and their surviving family members. Making the right choice can provide a sense of peace during this difficult time.

Burial Options

Basic Burial Options


The basic burial options provides for Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula families requiring the basic minimum, and mindful of affordable funeral prices yet still including all statutory requirements, such as death certificates, funeral director charges, transfer fees and a basic coffin. Mourners may attend. Celebrant fees may be added as an option. Cost cover all basic minimums for burial  **Please note Cemetery fees not included and will vary from cemetery to cemetery  

Burial Options

Traditional Burial Options


Should the funeral be held in a church or other location across Melbourne or the Mornington Peninsula this is this option you should choose. A number of optional extras have been included as part of this burial options package. Provision is made for a church or chapel service including celebrant fees Please note our funeral prices burial options do not include Cemetery fees and will vary from cemetery to cemetery and to your exact requirements.  Optional Extras and upgrades to various items apply

It’s Your Choice

Environmental Coffin

Traditional or Environmental Coffin Choices

Up until now the choice between environmental coffins and Traditional coffins has often been decided on price, as most environmental coffins have been considerably more expensive.

With our environmental choice program, you can Choose between a Traditional Richmond Coffin or an Environmental Wicker at the same costs.

  • Traditional Coffins: Traditional coffins are typically made from various materials such as hardwood (e.g., oak, walnut, mahogany), softwood (e.g., pine), metal (e.g., steel), or composite materials. These materials often involve the use of chemicals and non-renewable resources.


  • Environmental Coffins: Environmental or eco-friendly coffins are designed with sustainability in mind. They are often made from biodegradable or renewable materials such as bamboo, willow, cardboard. These materials break down more easily in the environment, reducing their long-term impact.

Ultimately, the choice between traditional coffins and environmental coffins depends on your personal preferences, cultural considerations, budget, and environmental values.

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BASIC Burial Option (pdf)

TRADITIONAL Burial Option (pdf)


BASIC Burial Options
Itemised Price (pdf)

TRADITIONAL Burial Options
Itemised Price (pdf)

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