Why Don’t We Talk About Death?

Talking about death, and talking about funerals – not the easiest and certainly not the discussion we want to have by choice. Most of us plan in life: wedding preparations, job prospects, higher education, holidays and other life events. However, the majority of Australians do not plan for their own funeral arrangements.Β  A recent survey […]

The Meanings of Flowers

Funeral Flower Shop

Blooms of every shape and colour are gorgeous, but did you know that each has its own unique significance? Read on to discover 45 flower meanings, from roses (passionate love) to gardenias (purity).   1. Alstroemeria Alstroemeria is a beautiful flower that represents fortune, devotion, and friendship. Alstroemeria comes in a wide variety of shades, […]

Personalising a Coffin: Adding a Touch of Individuality

Interesting Coffins and Personalised Coffins

Personalising a Coffin: Adding a Touch of Individuality At Academy Funerals, we believe that funerals should reflect the unique personality of the departed. We are honoured to assist families in creating a funeral service that becomes a truly special and memorable occasion. Craft Your Own Coffin If you possess handy skills and tools, constructing a […]