Approval of a Funeral Trust - Tasmania


You will need this approval if you operate a funeral business and intend to offer prepaid funerals. A prepaid funeral is:

  • where funeral arrangements are predetermined
  • a contract is signed
  • money is paid in advance.

All monies received must be deposited into an approved funeral trust and a custodian must be appointed as manager of the trust.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for approval you must appoint a custodian of the funeral trust.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to submit an annual return form by 31 December every year.




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Act(s) name

Prepaid Funerals Act 2004 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Prepaid Funerals Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Department of Justice

Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 654 499
Fax: 03 6173 0205
Website: Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (Opens in new window)