"Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names" - proverb
Arranging a funeral is an emotional and daunting task and the last loving thing you can do for for the one
who has died. We have tried to provide as much information to help make the journey a little easier.
There are necessary choices to consider when making the funeral arrangements and there is some sound
advice for after the funeral. In this website you will find out how to write a eulogy, find suitable funeral
poems or memorial verse, learn how to write a death notice with our examples.The sitemap menu has the
pages grouped by category which you might find helpful and it is at the bottom of every page. What
happens if somebody dies at home? explains the process and Coronial matters take you through the steps
if a coronial inquiry is involved in the case of a sudden death. If you live in the country area take a look at
the local cremation service available.
Samples and examples
If you need some examples for writing a paper notice we have some. The record search feature will help
you locate grave numbers within the wheatbelt area and funeral notices are posted up for the
convenience of remote residents without daily access to a newspaper. The notices are also available to
interact with at Heaven Address Online Memorial. The value of a viewing is discussed and an article on
how to write a Eulogy, with kind permission from the Author Garry Schaeffer whose book can be bought
from here. Receive An Electronic Book quickly via e-mail from his website. See why you should make a
will and who can dispute it. Take a look at the Links page where links to Celebrants, Government services
and support groups can be found. Ideas for service pamphlets and MAKING THE FUNERAL ARRANGEMENT
are found on the download page and are in pdf form. This is handy to save to disk and have a local copy.
New: A video clip worth watching called the Funeral. We have an archive database for funeral notices
Funeral poems and verse
Want some ideas for funeral poems and memorial verse? We have around 84 verses. Search the database
of poems which is being updated regularly. A selection has been chosen on the poems page for easy
access. After the funeral will help you workout what needs to be attended to and a checklist helps with
what has to be done and what documents you may need. World prayers are inspirational and
multicultural, try their prayer wheel , it gives a random prayer each time. Hover the mouse over the
Deaths and Mortality Statistics for Australia
The figures show that life expectancy in Australia continues to increase. The life expectancy of a male
born today is 79.0 years, while for a female it is 83.7 years. Since 1987, life expectancy at birth has
increased by around six years for men and four years for women.
The standardised death rate in 2007 was the same in 2005 and 2006, which was the lowest on record at
6.0 deaths per 1,000 people. In 1987 the rate was 9.1 deaths per 1,000 people.
There were 137,900 deaths (70,600 men and 67,300 women) in 2007.
Figures courtesy Deanne McLeod CEO AFDA
WORLD HEALTH COUNTER FOR CAUSES OF DEATH AROUND THE WORLD
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