Essential Care

Our funeral homes have been caring for families since the 1880’s, honouring the lives of those close to them. Our professional and experienced team offer the Essential Care Funeral, ensuring a respectful, dignified and personalised funeral tailored to reflect your needs and wishes.


The Essential Care Funeral includes:

  • Funeral service available in our Ballina Guardian Funeral Home or Lismore Crematorium Chapel for a one hour booking, Monday to Wednesday, 9am - 3pm 
  • Transfer of your loved one into our care from within a 70km radius during business hours 
  • Funeral arrangement, by appointment, Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm, in a Guardian Funerals location 
  • Funeral Director to attend to administrative and legal requirements
  • Provision of Death Certificate
  • The Consort coffin, a simple design in an oak coloured paper veneer with a cotton lining
  • Personalised viewing of your loved one on the day of the funeral, 15mins prior to service commencement
  • Use of audio visual equipment for the service upon availability
  • Funeral Director support 24 hours, 7 days a week


incl. GST

Additional Options Available

  • Death and Funeral Notice
  • Your choice of Condolence book from our range
  • Your choice of floral tributes for the coffin or chapel
  • Alternate choice of coffin or casket from our range
  • Personalised Order of Service booklet and other mourning stationary for attending guests
  • A professionally prepared digital Visual Reflection of your loved one
  • After hours viewing
  • Celebrant or clergy services
  • Mourning cars

Book an appointment today

Call us today on 1300 181 300.

You can also submit your details below and we will give you a call back.

Terms and Conditions: All quotes apply to a cremation at a Crematorium chosen by Guardian Funerals. Day, location and time of the service and viewing is at the discretion of Guardian Funerals and is subject to availability. Coffin in the Superior Care Funeral is Shaded Ashford. The coffin can be upgraded to a coffin of greater value within the Guardian coffin range at an additional charge. Additional fees will be charged for the oversized version of the coffin. Shroud is included. Additional fees may be charged for after hours transfers or transfers greater than a 70kms radius from our care location. All prices include GST. Prices valid until 30 June 2020. No further discounts will apply. Not in conjunction with any other offer. Not available to purchase in conjunction with Metropolitan or Labour funds. Available on prepaid funerals.