7 Mar 2019

Burial costs push families to cremate loved ones

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 7 March 2019

The increasing cost of burials is leaving low income families with no choice but to turn to cremation even if it's against their beliefs. People who are struggling financially can get funeral grants through Work and Income, but the most they can get is just over $2,000. As Sarah Robson reports, funeral directors say that doesn't even begin to cover the cost.