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Member Profile - Annie De Jong

"We are the custodians of very important community assets. The challenge is to make cemeteries a place for all our community." 1. What is your full name, title, company name? Annie De Jong, CEO, Ballarat Cemeteries. 2. How long have you worked in your industry and what do you like most about your profession? I have been with Ballarat Cemeteries for...
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AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT 2018 CONFERENCE

In 2017, ACCA commenced a relationship with the Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement (ACGB), with common goals of aspiring to further educate cemeteries and related sectors in the important area of grief and bereavement. ACCA members, and indeed the broader cemeteries and crematoria industry, have daily interaction with bereaved families w...
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A NEW MEMORIAL AREA FOR PERTH'S PINNAROO VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK, WA

SANTALUM COURT A NEW MEMORIAL AREA FOR PERTH'S PINNAROO VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK, WA The result of over 18 months of planning by the planning, operations, client services and marketing teams at the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (MCB), the Santalum Court Memorial Gardens at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in Perth's northern suburbs is being well received...
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MEMBER PROFILE: LYNWOOD DAVIS

"The value of just one idea is enormous. The value of relationships with leaders of the industry is priceless"  1. What is your Full Name, Title, Company Name Lynwood Harold Davis, Managing Director, Matthews Bronze Pty Ltd – trading as Arrow Bronze. 2. How long have you worked in your industry and what do you like most about your profession? ...
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AN EMBALMERS ROLE IN MEMORIALISATION

Pauline Tobin Faie The significance of Memorialisation in assisting the grieving process has been at the forefront of the Death Care Industry for many years now. The value in a formal or informal gathering to commemorate and celebrate a loved one's life, to reminisce and honour a life lived, is almost a right of passage in our earthly journey, one ...
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