OUR Blog

  • All Categories
  • Ageing and retirement
  • Pre-paid funerals
  • Estate planning
  • Funeral planning
  • Grief and bereavement
  • News and media
  • Other
Latest Articles
Planning a memorial is a chance to celebrate a loved one’s achievements and honour their life, the way it was lived.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING
  • 13 mins
This complete guide to planning a memorial can help you arrange a farewell to honour a loved one’s life, the way it was lived.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
When making a Will, two witnesses must also sign the document.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
Signing a Will is the final step before it becomes a legal document. But the legal formalities must be followed closely. Here’s what needs to happen.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Who can certify a Will or death certificate?
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
We explain who can certify a Will or death certificate and what certified copies are needed to administer a deceased person’s estate.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
Who you include as a beneficiary in your Will is completely your choice.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 3 MINS
If you’re making a Will, you may be thinking about who to leave an inheritance or gift to when you pass away. Here are some things to consider.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
A Will is a legal document outlining your final wishes about how your estate will be distributed after your death
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
A Will is a legal document outlining your wishes for how your estate will be distributed after your death. You’ll just need to make some personal decisions.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
The cost of a funeral in Australia explained.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 6 MINS
The average cost of a funeral can vary depending on the level of service required and the location. We explain the different types and average costs.
Ross Nicol, marketing intern
  • Ross Nicol
  • Writer, Bare
benefits of prepaid funeral FEATURED
  • PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 5 MINS
Thinking of taking out funeral insurance, or considering prepaying your funeral? Find out the benefits of prepaid funerals first!
logo_mint
  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
The Complete Guide to Planning a Cremation FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 20 MINS
How does cremation work?: We answer the common questions and explain everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
An unexpected passing prompted Lily to take action FEATURED
  • CUSTOMER STORIES
  • 3 MINS
A preplanned funeral is something everyone should do’. Lily planned for her own future after a sudden passing left the family unable to afford the funeral.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
When making a Will, two witnesses must also sign the document.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
Signing a Will is the final step before it becomes a legal document. But the legal formalities must be followed closely. Here’s what needs to happen.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Who can certify a Will or death certificate?
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
We explain who can certify a Will or death certificate and what certified copies are needed to administer a deceased person’s estate.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Who you include as a beneficiary in your Will is completely your choice.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 3 MINS
If you’re making a Will, you may be thinking about who to leave an inheritance or gift to when you pass away. Here are some things to consider.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
Planning a memorial is a chance to celebrate a loved one’s achievements and honour their life, the way it was lived.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING
  • 13 mins
This complete guide to planning a memorial can help you arrange a farewell to honour a loved one’s life, the way it was lived.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
The cost of a funeral in Australia explained.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 6 MINS
The average cost of a funeral can vary depending on the level of service required and the location. We explain the different types and average costs.
Ross Nicol, marketing intern
  • Ross Nicol
  • Writer, Bare
A direct cremation is a non-attended cremation without a formal funeral.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
During COVID-19, many families are choosing a direct cremation, with plans for a memorial once restrictions have eased.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
What to wear to a funeral FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
  • 8 MINS
Here are some tips on what to wear to a funeral, cremation, memorial or celebration of life service.
mel-mono
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
grief support services Victoria FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 2 MINS
In your time of need, here’s a list of organisations in Victoria which can offer counselling and legal supports.
logo_mint
  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
Funeral futurist_farewelling the funeral FEATURED
  • GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
  • 1 MIN
In his article for Starts at 60, Bare Cremation’s Cale Donovan explains how a conversation with mate Sam about his recent loss sparked a change in the funeral industry.
logo_mint
  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
100 positive reviews FEATURED
  • NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 1 MIN
We’re pleased to announce we have now achieved more than 100 customer reviews and a 4.97-star rating!
logo_mint
  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
grief support services Victoria FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 2 MINS
In your time of need, here’s a list of organisations in Victoria which can offer counselling and legal supports.
logo_mint
  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
Were hiring engineer FEATURED
  • NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 3 MINS
Senior developer wanted: We’re a tech startup looking for a senior full-stack engineer to lead the technical charge in digitising the end-of-life phase. Find out how to apply here.
logo_mint
  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare

Featured authors

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image

MEL BUTTIGIEG

Writer, photographer, artist Bare's collaperator

See all articles

image
image
image
image