Modern style urns at The Urn Collective

The Urn Collective is an independent Australian business founded by funeral celebrants, Oliver Thomson and Yasemin Trollope, who are passionate about sourcing the most beautiful urns from around the world for ashes and keepsake jewellery. ​​​From bespoke ceramic adult urns to beautiful jewellery pieces that have a tiny compartment for cremation ashes, the online store […]

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A Memorial, Wake or Funeral at The Mount Erica Hotel, Prahran

Servicing all areas of Melbourne, Tomorrow Funerals is the only Melbourne funeral business to concentrate exclusively on memorial services. This means we specialise in ‘celebrations of life’ and focus on doing funerals differently. At Tomorrow, we have a simple yet highly flexible transparent funeral package which includes a premium cremation, followed by a memorial-style ceremony. […]

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A Memorial or Wake at The Mercure Melbourne Doncaster

Servicing all areas of Metropolitan Melbourne, Tomorrow Funerals is the only Melbourne funeral business to concentrate exclusively on memorial services. This means we specialise in ‘Celebrations of Life,’ which starts with a premium cremation (included in our transparent funeral package,) at outstanding venues like Mercure Melbourne Doncaster, in the north east of Melbourne. Our memorials […]

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Can funeral expenses be deducted from the estate in Australia?

At Tomorrow Funerals, we often get asked about the possibility of deducting funeral expenses from the estate of the deceased person. Planning a funeral is not something we do every day and it can be an overwhelming task. On top of all the difficult emotions, there are so many choices. Decisions about the type or […]

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Melbourne’s best funeral celebrants

If you’re planning a funeral in Melbourne, an amazing celebrant is going to make a big difference to your event. At Tomorrow Funerals we specialise in very personal celebrations of life. To us, the role of a great funeral celebrant cannot be understated. As well as offering solace and support at a very difficult time, […]

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Featured – Tomorrow Funerals in the news

‘The Age’ profiling new Australian funeral business With a brand new funeral concept being offered in Melbourne, Sydney and in other cities around Australia, the team at Tomorrow Funerals are pleased they are being noticed! . The Melbourne based funeral home offers a modern & simple package that allows family to create personalised send offs […]

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Featured funeral celebrant – Sandra Jason

At Tomorrow Funerals our focus is on ‘celebrations of life.’ That’s why our celebrant partners are so important to us. As a Melbourne Funeral Celebrant, Sandra Jason is in demand and after working with her, we’ve come to understand why. Sandra has a unique ability to bring emotional sensitivity, practical experience and an understated eloquence […]

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Sydney Funerals – A modern approach to memorials

Tomorrow Funerals is a different kind of funeral home – the only Sydney funeral business to focus exclusively on modern cremation and memorial style funerals. We exist because we believe there is a better way to celebrate life than what is available at most traditional Sydney funeral homes, or in any other funeral services in […]

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Newsletter – Spring/Summer ’23

Welcome Welcome to our 3-monthly newsletter. We’ve had lots of positive feedback on this regular post. We hope you find it interesting and helpful. If you’d like to revisit past issues, click on Winter or Autumn. Festive Season We understand that approaching the festive and holiday season, after the death of someone very close can […]

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Should I view my loved one after death? Exploring the pros and cons

Experiencing the death of a much loved partner, family member or close friend is undoubtedly one of life’s most challenging experiences. Whilst in the early stages of this loss, there will be many important decisions to be made, quite quickly. At the same time, you are likely to be managing difficult emotions like grief, shock […]

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Funeral live streaming services, Melbourne – our recommendations

At Tomorrow Funerals, we specialise in creating beautiful memorial services in life-filled event spaces – NOT, in traditional settings like funeral homes or chapels. Livestreaming the memorial service or funeral, ensures family and friends can be a part of the farewell, despite distance. If a live stream is required, there are a number of options. […]

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Fingerprint jewellery in Melbourne: a memorial keepsake to remember someone special

At Tomorrow Funerals we feel fortunate to meet many wonderful fellow service providers to the funeral industry. Recently, we came across Koby Lavery and her incredible business Pure Charm. With her husband Tristan, Koby’s business specialises in making finger print jewellery in Melbourne. The pieces are made using the fingerprints (or handwriting) of people who […]

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Celebrating life: How Melbourne funerals are changing with the times

In Melbourne, Sydney and other progressive parts of Australia, a profound shift is occurring in terms of funerals. Traditionally, funerals are solemn affairs, but today more families than ever are keen to approach saying ‘goodbye’, with a celebration of life.   But a true life celebration might mean more than just a changing the tone […]

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Checklist: Government bodies & organisations to notify after someone dies

Dealing with the paperwork and admin after someone dies in Australia can be overwhelming, especially if you are also coping with the shock and grief of a death. Managing a person’s estate is likely to include the process of closing their accounts and informing many organisations that they have passed away. We have summarised the […]

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Newsletter – Winter ’23

Welcome Welcome to the our Winter newsletter. Fellow Melbournian’s, here we are in mid-winter. The nights are freezing, and the days are grey. For those of us experiencing grief, it cannot be an easy time. However, in spite of the cold, hopefully you’re also managing to find a few moments outside, soaking up those rare […]

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9 alternative locations to hold a memorial funeral in Sydney

At Tomorrow Funerals we believe that creating a truly authentic funeral, one that represents your loved one is incredibly important. So, if you’re organising a celebration of life or a non-traditional funeral, here is a list of alternative funeral venues to get you started. If you need further suggestions, don’t hesitate to touch base! Sydney funeral celebrant, Oliver Thomson, […]

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Boom Baby! Planning a modern funeral for a baby boomer

Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, are widely known for their impact and contribution to modern culture. From the rise of rock and roll to the invention of iconic fashion trends – think bell-bottom pants, tie-dye and hippie culture. Their influence on style and self-expression is unquestionable. Known for their activism, baby boomers […]

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Children and Funerals: Should children attend a funeral?

The question of whether children should be present at a funeral or even a more modern memorial service, is one that many families grapple with when faced with the loss of an important person in their lives. Some people believe that children should be shielded from the sadness of the event. Others argue that including […]

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Marking the end of life: The power of ceremony and ritual

By Kate Morgan ‘Head of Memorials’ In all cultures and throughout history, humans have created ways to formalise the process of saying goodbye and grieve together. From today’s ‘standard’ funeral in a suburban funeral parlour to enchanting smoking ceremonies conducted under a moonlit sky – an energetic procession of dancers following a body headed for […]

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How to cope with grief and loss in NSW: 10 local resources to help

Losing a loved person in life, or dealing with a bereavement, is one of the most challenging experiences we can face in life. The grieving process can be different for everyone, and it’s important to seek support and guidance during this difficult time. Dealing with grief and loss in New South Wales If you’re in […]

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8 important points when planning a funeral in Melbourne or Sydney?

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things a person will experience. But it’s during this very sad time that we must make some very important decisions. If you’ve never planned a funeral, it could feel overwhelming. Knowing where to start can be tricky. Below you will find our list of 8 […]

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Modern funeral poems about the stars, science & the universe

The universe is a vast and wondrous place, full of mystery and beauty. In contemplating death, some find solace in contemplating the stars and universe. It can help with grief, to feel that we are part of something greater than ourselves, connected to the cosmos in ways that are both awe-inspiring and humbling. To celebrate […]

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5 Unique Wake & Memorial Venues in Melbourne

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy, but finding the perfect venue can make all the difference. We’ve found 5 unique wake and memorial venues in Melbourne. OR, check out this article for interesting locations to hold a memorial service in Sydney. At Tomorrow Funerals, we are passionate about helping families find unique […]

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Green burial, human composting; sustainable end of life options in Australia

Tomorrow Funerals is a modern funeral home specialising in cremations and memorials. We focus on offering the most sustainable options, currently available, to our families in Melbourne and Sydney – all within our simple, comprehensive package. What is a green burial? A green burial, sometimes also referred to as natural burial or eco-friendly burial, is […]

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