Contemporary practices: Australia

Glaskin, K., Tonkinson, M., Musharbash, Y. & Burbank, V. (eds) 2008

Mortality, Mourning and Mortuary Practice in Indigenous Australia, Farnham: Ashgate.

Lowe, J., Rumbold, B., and Aoun, S. 2019

‘Memorialization practices are changing: an industry perspective on improving service outcomes for the bereaved’, OMEGA – Journal of Death and Dying, 84:2, 596-616.

Rainsford, S., Phillips, C., Macleod, R. and Wilson, D. 2019

‘Funeral and interment practices of rural residents: a mixed methods study’, Death Studies, 45:2, 101-109.

Rumbold, B., Lowe, J., and Aoun, S. 2021

The evolving landscape: funerals, cemeteries, memorialization and bereavement support’, OMEGA – Journal of Death and Dying, 84:2, 596-616.


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