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Commiserate and Celebrate

An increasing number of Australians want joy not sorrow at funerals. That’s a key finding of a survey carried out on behalf of the Australian Funeral Directors’ Association (AFDA) by McCrindle Rese...
By Michael Lynch & James MacLeod – Tobin Brothers Funerals
Friday, June 13, 2014

Art For The Heart Continues

If you take the “art” out of the “earth” what you’re left with is “eh”… Art for the Heart, a free exhibition being held at the Yarra Gallery, Federation Square in November, aims to put “art” back ...
By Samantha Rennie – Tobin Brothers Funerals
Friday, May 30, 2014

Reflecting 80 Years

In February of this year Tobin Brothers completed 80 years of care and service to the Melbourne community.  It is a significant achievement for a company which has grown in that time from humb...
By Michael A Tobin – Chairman – Tobin Brothers Funerals
Friday, May 16, 2014

Embalmers’ Conference

Senior Tobin Brothers Funerals Embalmer Jennifer Burge recently attended the annual AIE (Australian Institute of Embalming) Conference, in Adelaide. Jennifer tells us that in attendance were embal...
By Jennifer Burge FAIE, Tobin Brothers Funerals
Saturday, January 25, 2014

Previous Posts

Sunshine ‘Legacy of Life’ Chapel

Built in 1927, the old Sunshine Metropolitan Fire Station is significant to the City of Brimbank as one of the more ornate and well-preserved public buildings in the City. Along with other historic...

It’s Not Easy Being Green…Or Perhaps It Is

With the environment moving to the front of society’s conscience, many people are now planning their funerals with future generations in mind and looking for more environmentally friendly options. ...

A Night At The Museum

Just as Ben Stiller described his experience in the 2006 film Night at the Museum as "freakin’ awesome", so too was the official opening of the Tobin Brothers Funerals Museum on Thursday 9th Octobe...

A Day in the Life of a Funeral Planner

The Day in the Life of Series, produced by Tobin Brothers Funerals, are unique documentaries that takes a behind the scenes look at our company, where you’ll meet real people with real stories to t...

Dinner for Dollars: Tobin Brothers Foundation Fundraiser 2014

  An invitation to a ‘dazzling evening with entertainment, dinner, drinks, dancing and a silent auction’ certainly fulfilled its promise at the 2014 Tobin Brothers Foundation Fundraising Dinn...

Pay Now, Die Later

The latest edition of Money Smart, published under the auspices of theAustralian Securities Commission ASIC, points out that depending upon the kind of service required, the cost of a funeral today...

What Do We Do With Dad’s Ashes?

Recent research indicates an increasing preference by those client families taking out a fixed price funeral plan, for cremation over burial. Whilst many of those opting for cremation have cited c...