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Funeral directors are not compulsory but most people find they make things simpler and easier.
A funeral director will help to organise:
- a cremation or burial and what will occur during the service
- celebrants or clergy such as priests
- vehicles and flowers
- transport and care for the deceased person
- a venue for the service
- registration of the death with the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
The Australian Funeral Directors Association publishes a list of funeral directors in Western Australia and also has general information to help you plan a funeral.
If you have a complaint about a funeral director, you can contact: