FUNERAL COSTS

Professional Service Fee

Our Professional Service Fee covers our expertise, care and attention and necessary overhead costs which includes the following:

  •  Unlimited consultation with the family
  •  Use of hearse or relevant transfer vehicle on day of funeral (local area within 50km radius)
  •  Administrative services including:
    •   Registration of the death and organisation of the registered death certificate
    •   Booking of place of burial or crematorium (including necesssary paperwork)
    •   Organising of additional services on the client’s behalf such as flowers, funeral notices, celebrant and third-party venues
  • Ongoing professional development and training of staff to maintain compliance with the current government requirements
  • Proportionate cost sharing of the following:
    •   Maintenance and upkeep of specialty vehicles e.g. hearse and refrigerated mortuary transfer vehicles
    •   Maintenance and upkeep of premises and equipment
    •   Upgrades to equipment necessary to maintain a high professional standard of service
    •   Electricity, rates, insurances, wages, compulsory superannuation and workers compensation etc
Prescribed Funeral Goods and Services Available
Costs include GST
Cremation Burial
Professional Service Fee From $1929.37 From $4190
Transport of the body from place of death to Carnarvon Funeral Services (within 50km radius) From $345
Coffins We offer a range of coffins starting from $1440
Metal casket N/A From $5600
Timber casket N/A From $3460
Shroud N/A POA
Care and preparation of body prior to funeral service From $290
Embalming of body and associated costs N/A From $2250
Viewing of body From $115
Burial Services (Local Cemetery – Stanthorpe/Wallangarra Lawn Cemetery) N/A From $3400
Cremation services (Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance) From $776 N/A
Other Funeral Goods and Services Available
Repatriation Services Charges are calculated based on individual circumstances
Webcasting of funeral service (50km radius from Carnarvon Funeral Services) From $465
Disbursements

Note: these are 3rd party charges. Below are our reasonable estimates, which are subject to change. There may also be other disbursements that are not captured below.

Cremation Burial
Death Certificate (Queensland) From $56.50
Form 4 – Permission to Cremate From $49
Newspaper Notice As charged by supplier
Flowers As charged by supplier
Funeral Packages
LEAST EXPENSIVE PACKAGE
1. Cremation – no funeral service – no attendance
This package includes the use of a cremation capsule and does not include a funeral service. Package covers transport from the location of death (within 50km from Carnarvon Funeral Services) and care and holding of the body prior to cremation. Transfer to Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance Crematorium.
From $4150
2. Standard funeral package – cremation
This package includes cremation at Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance Crematorium in a timber look coffin (matt finish). Package covers transport from the location of death (within 50km of Carnarvon Funeral Services). Care and preparation of the body prior to cremation and a 1hr funeral service.
From $8340
3. Standard funeral package – burial
This package includes service* and burial at a local cemetery (Stanthorpe and Wallangarra) in a timber look coffin (gloss finish). Package covers transport from the location of death (within 50km of Carnarvon Funeral Services). Care and preparation of the body prior to burial.
From $10,480
4. Deluxe funeral package – burial in an above ground vault
This package includes service* and burial at Stanthorpe cemetery in a solid timber casket. Package covers transport from the location of death (within 50km of Carnarvon Funeral Services). Care and preparation of the body prior to burial.
From $25,300

Disclosures
Our mortuary is located at 31 Wolfram Street, Stanthorpe.
Our cremations take place at Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance which is located at 1001 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba. This facility is a member of InvoCare Australia Pty Limited.

Transportation of the body prior to burial or cremation will be in a suitably equipped/refrigerated vehicle owned by our company. The body will be kept in our mortuary refrigerated room and will only be transported for the purposes of the funeral service as per the final agreement.
Please note: all of the above costing include a GST of 10%.

*Service – (e.g. Suitable Venue/Church/Graveside. Followed by committal at Cemetery)

Please call us 07 46813121 or come to our office at 31 Wolfram Street for a more detailed guidance.

Carnarvon Funeral Services Pty Ltd

31 Wolfram Street, Stanthorpe, Qld 4380
P: (07) 46813121
E: cfs@carnarvonfunerals.com.au