Professor Hillary Grainger is the current chair of the Cremation Society's Council. Recently I stumbled across an interview with her, the byline of which caught my eye; "The architectural historian on the mediocrity of postwar crematoria design and why we need to talk more openly about death". Having far fewer tomorrows ahead of me than I have had yesterdays I don't particularly need to talk about death, but the mediocre architecture of western crematoriums is certainly of interest.
Does a founder’s gender shape the evolution of a startup company? Hawaii Business interviewed three female founders, including one whose company makes eco coffins,to reflect on how being a woman has defined their businesses.
Nudgee Cemetery and Crematorium is owned by the Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane and is part of the considerable estates owned by the Catholic Church in the area.
It is the only major private cemetery in Brisbane, but despite its ownership, it is open to the deceased of all denominations.
The Catholic Leader (AU) reports a senior death-care industry professional saying Queensland’s laws are “failing dismally” to protect bereaved families, while putting the health of industry workers at risk.