Essential Care



For over 75 years Guardian Funerals have been helping families honour the lives of those close to them. Our professional and experienced team offer the Essential Care Funeral, ensuring a respectful and dignified funeral service.


The Essential Care cremation package includes:


  • Funeral Director support 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Transfer of your loved one into our care from within a 70km radius during business hours
  • Funeral arrangement, by appointment, 7 days a week, in a Guardian Funerals location
  • Mortuary Care



  • Funeral Director to attend to all administrative and legal requirements
  • Provision of Death Certificate
  • Newspaper Death Notice to the value of $250



  • Single booking funeral service (45mins) available in a Guardian Funeral
  • Home or Crematorium Chapel, during business hours, Monday to Wednesday
  • Cremation
  • Provision of audio visual equipment for the service upon availability



  • The Economy coffin, a flat lid coffin finished with a cotton lining and six handles.



incl. GST


Personalised options available at an additional cost

  • Funeral Notice
  • Alternate choice of coffin or casket from our range
  • Your choice of floral selections
  • Your choice of Condolence book from our range
  • Personalised Order of Service booklet and other mourning stationery for attending guests
  • A professionally prepared digital Visual Reflection of your loved one
  • Celebrant or clergy
  • Mourning cars


You can compare the different funeral service packages side by side and decide from different funeral service options, and price that best honours your loved one. 


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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 Essential Care Funeral is the Economy. The coffin can be upgraded to a coffin of greater value within the Guardian Funerals coffin range at an additional charge. Additional fees will be charged for the oversized version of the coffin. Shroud is included. Additional fees will be charged for after hours transfers or transfers greater than a 70kms radius from our care location. Hearse depending on availability. Coffin will be in place in the chapel at time of funeral service. All prices include GST. Prices valid until 30 June 2021. 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.