The cost of funerals in Australia are soaring, and will continue to do so in line with inflation. For example, the average* prices vary from state to state. In Queensland, the average price of a burial is $6,600. In NSW a burial is around $7,600. In the Northern Territories, a burial can be as high as $12,000. Finally, we found costs in Western Australia, to be around $8,000.
* Dependent upon local Council charges, coffin size etc.; prices include a service.