CCANSW members may be aware that a series of online surveys is underway. Its purpose is to help the Executive Committee plan for future directions, events and meet members' expectations.
The first of the surveys was recently completed. The response and participation rate was extremely encouraging, making the exercise most worthwhile.
The Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW) recognises the importance of proactively working with the community, its own members and those of similar organisations across Australasia. With that objective in mind the CCA is very pleased to be able to offer allied status to financial (cemetery and crematorium) members of other state based cemetery and crematorium associations, including ACCA. Subject to the Terms and Conditions, no fees apply.
The benefits, terms and conditions by which the Allied Status invitation is extended are set out below:
IMPORTANT: You need to be a register user of this website and logged in.
.Fill in the application form
Contact the CCANSW secretary with your details and we will follow up with you.
The Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSWis very pleased to extend a sincere welcome to Avalon Memorials, Queanbeyan, NSW.
The Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSWis very pleased to extend a sincere welcome to Associate Member, Final Touch Australia, Brendale, QLD.
The CCANSW extends a warm welcome to new member, Locale Consulting. Locale Consulting works for local councils and not for profit organisations who need help navigating the complexities of the government system.
The CCANSW takes pleasure in welcoming new member, Walker Funeral Group.
The Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW is pleased to welcome new member, Woodwynd Consulting.
Woodwind Consulting is headed by George Simpson, who is already well known to the CCANSW membership.
Two further reports for the Sydney Meeting have been added:
IMPORTANT: You need to be logged in as the delegate of a CCANSW member to access meeting documents.
George Simpson is a dedicated and passionate Funeral industry professional with a career in the sector spanning 30 years. During his three decades in the industry, he has worked for some of the largest Funeral and Cemetery operators in the UK and Australia, performing a diverse range of roles, from Funeral Director, Regional Manager and Chief Executive Officer.
He has wide-ranging experience across all aspects of the Australian and international Funeral sectors which has allowed him to gain insight into the constantly moving industry trends that consumers require.
George’s involvement in the funeral sector has enabled him to improve the experience and services delivered to bereaved clients, this includes searching for unique and innovative ways to provide consumers with educated choices in purchasing Funeral and Cemetery Crematoria related products.
His most recent role was as CEO of Rookwood General Cemetery, which is the largest Necropolis in the southern hemisphere, where he was involved with all aspects of Cemetery Management, Strategic and Business planning, Cemetery sustainability projects, land acquisition, capacity reporting and heritage safety programmes. George’s areas of expertise cover:
• Strategic and business planning in the funeral sector • Cemetery sustainability and master planning • Operational efficiency planning • Regulatory and compliance review and implementation • Service delivery modelling and implementation • Pandemic planning • Stakeholder management • Products and services procurement • Cemetery safety and heritage
George has recently established WoodWynd Consulting, a boutique Funeral services consultancy aimed at assisting and working with operators in the Funeral and Cemetery sectors, helping to position and develop their businesses for the challenges and opportunities that the Australian Funeral industry will experience in the future. George is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has a national Diploma in Management Studies from Henley Management college UK and is also a qualified Funeral Director.
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We welcome Andrew France, delegate for CCANSW latest new member, Port Stephens Cremations, owned and operated by France Family Funerals of Port Stephens, NSW.
France Family Funerals has been operating since 1882 in the Port Stephens and adjoining regional areas. It's facilities include the Nelson Bay and Mayfield Chapels and Mortuary along with Stockton and Toronto Arrangement Centres.
NB: CCANSW members may view Andrew's profile online, after logging in.
In addition to the website's resources available to visitors and registered users, CCNSW members have access to a Members Only site and a s special discussion forumarea - you need to be logged in with a CCANSW member's delegate account to access these resources.
The site is primarily an online document store containing information such as minutes, governance documents, industry reports and restricted information. As a member you can search for and view documents. You can also submit files for other members to share.
A forum where CCANSW members can discuss sensitive issues - the forum can only be accessed by CCANSW members