Pre-Paid Funerals

As we all know the death of a loved one is one of the most traumatic times of our lives. It makes no difference if the person has been ill and the death was expected. When the time of death finally arrives the feeling of emptiness and shock can be overwhelming. In addition, the need to find enough money to cover funeral services can unnecessarily add to the pain of the loss. This is where funeral pre-planning or pre-paid funerals come in.

Option 1: SUREPLAN FAMILY FUND

  • Anyone can join as long as they are aged between 11 years and 55 years.
  • Full immediate cover: Academy Funerals will receive your full entitlement within one working day of the fund being notified of the death.
  • Lifetime cover: – You only pay until you are 60 years, but your benefit continues for a lifetime.
  • Low fixed premiums: – To date, the minimum premium is $1.65, paid on a fortnightly basis. Unless you take additional benefits, this amount will remain unchanged.

This benefit can be used for Cremation, Burial and other types of funeral here in Australia. Alternatively, our prepaid funeral plans can be used to take you back to your home country. This fund will cover all cost incurred here in Australia as well as air transport and most probably the funeral expenses in an overseas country.

Option 2: SUREPLAN GOLD FUNERAL BOND

  • Your own peace of mind knowing that you’ve taken care of this important issue. Thus your family is protected from a great financial burden when the time of your passing comes
  • Your family like most others could have difficulty in finding sufficient funds within a few days to pay for your funeral.
  • Pension Concessions, invested in Sureplan Gold, up to the amount of $5,000 are exempt from both income and pension assets tests.
  • Academy Funerals will collect the total of your contribution including any allocated bonuses. A member will not be charged an entry or exit fee, unless he or she dies within twelve (12) months. In this case, there will be a charge equivalent to the sum of any bonuses allocated.
  • Flexibility: – When and how much to contribute is the discretion of each member. You may start a bond with as little as $20.00 and have a regular deduction from your financial institution or make ad hoc payments at your convenience.
  • Investment security: – Sureplan has been managing Funeral Benefits since 1935. The investment activities are regulated by the Corporations Act and the Life Insurance Act. (Regardless of what may happen to Academy Funerals YOUR MONEY IS ALWAYS SAFE)
  • All money will be paid to Academy Funerals within one working day of Sureplan being notified of your death.
  • In the event that your contributions and bonuses are more that the funeral that you have chosen, Academy Funerals will refund your estate.

Our pre-paid funeral plans can be used for Burial, Cremation and other types of funeral here in Australia. The plan can also be used to take you back to your home country. This fund will cover all cost incurred here in Australia as well as air transport and most probably the funeral expenses in an overseas country.