The CCANSW News Site hasn't be very active this week, mainly because our feeds are overwhelmed with COVID19 related items that mostly have already been comprehensively covered in the main stream media. You are probably aware of them. I have therefore taken a decision to focus on mostly relaying news that affects the New South Wales and Australian industry in an COVID-19 context.
This is about the Not-So-Mysterious Missing Grave of Blues Legend Robert Johnson, the guitar virtuoso associated for decades with the supernatural & Faustian Bargains. His final resting place seemed as much a mystery much of his life. But recent research found it to be in the Little Zion Church Yard, Greenwood, Mississippi.
Last May, in Parramatta, NSW, around 100 specialist experts in cemeteries, funeral, bereavement management & service delivery came together to workshop why and how we memorialise our loved ones, why some cemeteries and memorial gardens do it better than others, and what innovative ideas are out there about memorialisation. Here are the outcomes from the workshop
I have observed many times over the last ten or more years that we Australians seem just too relaxed about our online and digital privacy. We have little to no reservations about leaving our personal information and photos strewn over social media and other online places. And ever more frequently it enables or assists identity theft. As if that isn't bad enough, now I am alerted to another level of ID theft; "posthumous ID theft".
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