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Brendale Death Cafe

It's back! Our next Death Cafe is being held on Wednesday, 20 February 2019. We would love for you to come!  We know - you probably couldn't think of anything worse than sitting in a room full of strangers talking about the world's most morbid topic. But...

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Maddie’s Top 10 Funeral Songs

Music usually plays a big part in a funeral service. It can be used for reflection, laying tributes or symbols, entering or exiting the funeral venue. Choosing fitting farewell songs is often a really difficult task. Maddie is always on the lookout for new...

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Welcome Toby!

Happy New Year! We hope the year brings health and happiness. For us at Compassionate Funerals Queensland, the New Year has brought about a big change, with Toby Jenkins joining the CFQ team. Toby has extensive experience in the aged care and disability...

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Our next Brendale Death Cafe

Our next Brendale Death Cafe is here! Please join us at 6pm on Wednesday 20 February 2019 for cake, conversations, and chats about all things death and dying. Make sure you let us know here if you're keen to attend! And if you haven't been to or heard of a...

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Jamie’s Final Ride

We feel so privileged to have walked beside the Carter family these last few weeks. They are experiencing immeasurable grief at the loss of their very special son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle, Jamie. Together, they managed to craft a farewell for...

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Maddie judges the Brendale Business Awards

Maddie recently participated as a panel judge in the inaugural Brendale Business Awards, which were presented at an Awards lunch today. The big winner of the day was the Brendale branch of the Bendigo Bank taking out three awards. Congratulations to Mandy...

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A Funeral of Colour

“Colour can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” Oscar Wilde. Guests attending Janet Anderson's funeral this week were asked to consider wearing a colourful scarf or a splash of bright clothing, to honour Janet's love of colour. Albany Creek...

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What are your options?

It can be really hard to know where to start when you're trying to be proactive and plan your end-of-life choices. The TV ads can make it all sound a little too good to be true, and you don't want to be pushed into something you're not quite ready for. The...

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