Arranging a funeral is one of life’s hardest and saddest tasks. By familiarising yourself with the rules associated with funerals before you need that information, you will be in a better position to make informed decisions that may prevent you from paying more than you need to.

Funerals: Contacts

Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria
Ground floor, 595 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 1300 369 367

Consumer Affairs Victoria
Tel: 1300 558 181

Coroners Court of Victoria
65 Kavanagh Street, Southbank Vic 3006
Tel: 1300 309 519

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Tel: 1300 018 228

VCAT hears matters at venues throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria; see VCAT’s website for addresses.

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