Fiona Hurst

Fiona’s extensive experience in a wide varied background across horticulture and landscaping led her to work in the funeral services industry. She has been an educator for 13 years originally working with Holmesglen Institute and from there has developed partnerships working as a lead practitioner in this field with state-based cemetery associations such as CCAV, CCASA, CCA NSW and in Qld.  

Over the past 8 years, Fiona has developed innovative models for delivery of training for a range of cemeteries across Australia.  She has also delivered Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds, and Maintenance in Western Australia for The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (MCB) and in Victoria for The Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT), The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) and the Geelong Cemetery Trust.  In addition, she has also facilitated the Certificate III in Cemetery and Crematoria Operations for the MCB.