No matter whether
you choose to have
a service or not,
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In circumstances where no service, with no one in attendance at the burial or cremation
is required, we are here to help put everything in place for you.

Whilst we recommend contacting us for a personalised quote,
we understand that sometimes you just want to have a general idea of the
costs most often involved in a no service no attendance cremation or burial – inclusive of GST.

The information provided below is a guide only.

Funeral Director’s

Our Professional Service Fee includes the provision of staff, facilities, equipment and professional expertise in caring for your loved one; arranging the requested unattended burial or cremation and attending to all associated statutory documentation.

– Cremation $2,495
– Burial $2,594
– Coffin Essential Care: particle board $1.238

After Hours Transfer
When a loved one is required to come into the care of K.M.Smith outside of normal working hours, which are Monday to Friday 8.00am-4.30pm, a cost of $495 is incurred.

Viewings (If required)
– Small, up to 10 people, Monday to Friday, with the quoted Essential Care Coffin, Kate Mary Lounge, Bowen Hills, 45 minutes $345

– Large, more than 10 people, Monday to Friday, with an upgrade to a Fassifern Coffin, Kate Mary Chapel, Bowen Hills, 45 minutes $985


All prices are as charged by the supplier, in this example Brisbane City Council (BCC – non historical) cemetery and crematorium fees have been used:-

For Burial
These items are required for every No Service, No Attendance burial:-

– Grave – New: eg lawn grave, BCC purchase price (incl. plot, first interment, maintenance and bronze plaque with 1 inscription) $4,863
– or Existing Lawn Grave Reopening cost, BCC $2,367
– Death Certificate – incl. registered post $58

– Stone Mason Fees (If required): Existing monumental graves often require the services of a stone mason to remove and replace any existing coverings on a grave. Upon inspection of the site the Stone Mason is able to quote a price for their work. In some instances, particularly with older grave sites, there can be additional issues not apparent on the surface and discovered only once work has begun that can incur extra fees.

For Cremation

These items are required for every No Service, No Attendance cremation:-

– Cremation only fee, BCC $654
– Government Cremation Permit Fee $77
– Death Certificate – incl. registered post $58

Variable Fees

Fees as charged by the supplier.
Inclusion of these options is based soley on your personal choice. Standard prices are included below, however charges may vary depending on individual circumstance:-

Death Notice: Courier Mail eg- 5cm $342
Flowers: eg Single bloom: Rose $12 / Carnation $8 / Gerbera $6

Something Special

Please let us know if there is something special you would like to
have placed in the coffin with your loved one prior to the burial or cremation.
We will always ask you to provide clothing as washing and dressing is part of our service,
however shrouding is available if required.

For cremations, we also offer a complimentary scattering tube should you wish to
scatter the ashes of your loved one in a special place. 


Contact us at any time for assistance. We’re here to help 24/7.


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