A surprising 75% of Autralians are choosing cremation over a traditional burial funeral and Brisbane is no exception to this growing trend. Cremation is a popular choice for Brisbane locals who are attracted to the many positives afforded by cremation funerals including reduced cost, environment as well as cultural and religious beliefs. There are several cremation providers in Brisbane that offer a range of services to meet the needs of families during this difficult time.
List of Queensland Crematoriums
Looking for a crematorium in Queensland? Here's a comprehensive list we've compiled.
- Mount Gravatt Cemetery and Crematorium in Macgregor operated by Brisbane City Council
- Hemmant Cemetery & Crematorium in Hemmant operated by Brisbane City Council
- Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium in Bridgeman Downs operated by Brisbane City Council
- Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium in Holland Park, operated by Invocare
- Albany Creek Crematorium & Memorial Gardens in Bridgeman Downs, operated by Invocare
- Centenary Memorial Gardens in Sumner operated by Centenary Memorial Gardens Pty Ltd
- Heritage Park Crematorium in Goodna, operated by the Goodna Cemetary Trust
- Great Southern Garden of Remembrance in Carbrook operated by Invocare
- Great Northern Garden of Remembrance in Deception Bay operated by Alex Gow
- Nudgee Cemetery & Crematorium in Nudgee operated by the Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane
Arranging a Brisbane Cremation
There are numerous decisions which must be made when planning for a loved one’s funeral. These decisions are challenging and emotionally charged at the best of times, especially when dealing with the grief of losing a loved one.
Using a funeral arranger can help ease the stress associated with organising a loved one’s final farewell. Willed’s warm and knowledgeable funeral arrangers can help take much of the stress out of the planning process.
Brisbane Cremation Regulations
Queensland cremations must abide by the Land Act 1994, Land Regulation 2009, Cremations Act 2003 and Department of Natural Resources and Mines Policy (PUX/901/653) “Burial on land administered under the Lands Act 1994”.
These Queensland Acts stipulate the following:
- Anyone wishing to be cremated should stipulate this wish in their Will.
- The deceased’s written instructions regarding cremation should be followed by their legal representative if that representative is aware of the instructions.
- The cremation authority has the right to bury unclaimed ashes after one year has passed.
- Cremated remains may be divided between interested parties and disposed of in different ways.
Prepaid Cremations Brisbane
Prepaid cremations are also growing in popularity. Prepaid funerals allow you to pay for your cremation at today’s prices thereby removing the added costs associated with inflation. Arranging a prepaid cremation also means that your loved one’s won’t be burdened with complex decisions and funeral fees at a date in the future. Furthermore, when someone purchases a prepaid cremation it provides a clear message to their loved ones as to their final wishes.