Arranging a Funeral and Associated Funeral Costs

When a loved one passes away, one may easily become carried away with overwhelming emotions. This can make it difficult to fully arrange a proper funeral for your loved one. In such cases, one of your first set of calls should be to trusted funeral directors in your area. We can help you with that. Download our helpful Funeral Planning Guide here.

What We Do for You

Newhaven Funerals is here for you to make planning and arranging your loved one’s funeral a less stressful experience. Our funeral director is more than happy to respond to your needs, regardless of the day or time. Allow us to handle most of the “heavy lifting” so you can focus on more important family matters. We can easily handle the following on your behalf:
  • Secure permits/death certificates
  • Arrange burial/cremation
  • Notify family and friends
  • Assist with coffin selection
  • Help with floral selection and arrangement
  • and more
Our team is also more than capable of assisting you with any special requests; such as to scatter ashes at sea, farewell fireworks, or other unique funeral ideas; you may have to make your loved one’s final send-off more meaningful. As one of the most trusted funeral homes in Brisbane and the rest of Queensland, Newhaven Funerals is ready to provide you with the sincere and compassionate service you and your family deserves without the unnecessarily exorbitant funeral costs.

Here for You 24/7

In the event of a death in your family, please contact Newhaven Funerals on 1800 644 524 or email our funeral director in Brisbane at your earliest convenience. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and will provide help and guidance from the first contact you make with us. We provide you with a no-obligation written estimate and would be happy to meet with you to discuss your unique funeral requirements, ideas and plans and provide you with options on the type of funeral services available. Our compassionate team members can meet with you in the comfort of your home or alternatively, you are welcome to come to our offices which are in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mackay and Cannonvale. We welcome your inquiry and encourage your contact at any time. We recommend you review what previous customers have to say and our Facebook page

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

  • The basic cost of a cremation is $4000.
  • Burial, including casket and flowers, is likely to cost you about $14,000.

Listed are the most common items you need to pay for when you arrange a funeral:

  • Funeral director fees
  • Transport
  • Coffin
  • Death certificate
  • Permits
  • Burial / cremation
  • Cemetery plot
  • Other expenses, such as a celebrant or clergy, flowers, newspaper notices and the wake
Talk to us about the breakdown of costs.  

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