Graveside Natural Burial

Graveside Service Natural Burial – Wirra Wonga or Pilyu Yarta. A full graveside funeral service at Wirra Wonga (Enfield) or Pilyu Yarta (Smithfield) with one of our celebrants

for $3,400

(plus any applicable cemetery fees)

Our Professional Service fee includes:

  • Our availability and attention every day and all hours to receive your initial call or enquiry
  • Transfer of Deceased into our care during business hours* (Mon–Fri 8.30am to 4.00pm) (Metro area) (if more than 2 staff required POA)
  • Meet with you either at our office or in your home during business hours to complete necessary paperwork and to confirm all details
  • Our staff to liaise with cemetery
  • Care and preparation of deceased (family to provide clothing)
  • Coffin appropriate for Natural Burial
  • Two staff and Hearse to attend (includes celebrant)
  • Our celebrant to conduct funeral service at the graveside
  • Simple memorial book
  • Medical certificates
  • Shroud in lieu of clothing provided by family
  • Application for Death Certificate



We can arrange or provide the following extra services at additional cost:

  • Services provided outside business hours (Mon – Fri 8.30am to 4.00pm)
  • After hours transfer of deceased into our care ($295) (if more than 2 staff required POA)
  • Transfer of deceased from outside metropolitan area (POA)
  • Place Funeral Notice in the Advertiser
  • Place Death Notice in the Advertiser
  • Meet with you after hours to make funeral arrangements (POA)
  • Schedule funeral after hours (POA)
  • Schedule viewing at our chapel outside business hours (POA)
  • A 1% surcharge will be incurred when paying by credit card

Other options:

  • Upgraded coffin or casket of your choice suitable for natural burial
  • Memorial cards and hymn books
  • Fresh flowers, rose petals or single blooms
  • Piper or organist
  • Hire car or limousine
  • Doves or balloons
  • Memorial Candles
  • A Minister of religion or funeral celebrant of your choice
  • Filming of funeral service

* Dispatch of Transfer Team after 8.30 a.m. and arrival of deceased into our care before 4.00 p.m.

Sensible Funerals

Sensible Funerals was founded by my father, the late Keith Russell, on the philosophy that a funeral does not have to be elaborate and cost a fortune for it to be dignified and respectful.