Do you need a funeral director?
A direct cremation – meaning no service, no attendance – is the cheapest option after a death.
Throughout most of Australia, you can legally arrange almost all aspects of a funeral without using the services of a funeral director.
Government regulations and industry policies complicate people’s ability to take funeral matters into their own hands.
Most people choose to hire a funeral director to help navigate confusing legal requirements and the logistics involved at a time of grief.
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