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: Cremation to occur at a crematorium and time chosen by Guardian Funerals and is subject to availability. The coffin included is the ‘Consort’ and is unable to be substituted, an oversize version of the ‘Consort’ is available for an additional fee, shroud included. Coffin will be in place in the chapel at time of funeral service. Additional fees will be charged for the transfer of an oversized coffin. After-hours transfer of deceased (5pm-8am) or transfer greater than 70kms from our care location will incur additional charges. Doctors medical papers and cremation permits will be charged as an additional at cost. Package is not available in conjunction with any other offers. Package pricing valid until 30 June 2021 and may be changed at any time. Full payment is required at the time of arrangement.