Coping with grief

Grief is a natural response to loss. There is no right or wrong way to cope with grief. It is normal to experience intense and painful emotional reactions when someone important to you dies.

Writing a eulogy

A eulogy is a speech or tribute delivered at the funeral or memorial service. It is usually delivered by family members, close friends, and the celebrant or minister.

What to do at a funeral

Attending a funeral can be an uncomfortable experience, we provide an overview of what to expect.

Support resources

Our resource library provides links to mental wellbeing and support services, government information about death and bereavement and aged care services.


Planning ahead

When you plan ahead you can ease the financial and emotion burden on your family.

Professional association

Australian Funeral Directors Association is widely recognised as the authoritative voice on funerals. Members are bound by a strict code of ethics and conduct designed to provide the community reassurance, during a time of uncertainty and distress.