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...still family-owned.

Welcome to Alex Gow Funerals

Welcome to Alex Gow Funerals, proudly delivering thoughtful, caring funeral services to Brisbane families for four generations.

For more than a century, the Gow family has provided dignified and personal attention to those most in need.

Our name has become synonymous with honesty, integrity and quality funeral care as one of the most trusted funeral directors in Greater Brisbane.

Our endeavour is to ensure that every funeral we arrange is a truly caring, thoughtful experience, backed by the Gow family’s ongoing commitment to excellence in funeral service in the Brisbane region.

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We firmly believe that comfort and understanding are essential in times of grief, and our funeral directors never fail to deliver professional, personalised advice throughout the arrangements.Our funeral directors in all of our Brisbane and regional offices are here to guide you through the arrangements and make it as easy as possible for you to plan your loved one’s final goodbye.

With industry training and four generations of experience in the Greater Brisbane area behind us, our funeral directors have the knowledge and skills to carry out all kinds of funeral arrangements – with each one tailored to the family’s needs.

We can make arrangements for burial and cremation services, as well as providing information and resources for planning, pre-planning, insurance, financial arrangements, grief support and crematoriums and cemeteries across Brisbane. 

Alistair Gow being congratulated by Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey.A life’s Work Recognised

We are pleased to announce that on Australia Day 2016, our Chairman of Directors Alistair Gow was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd.), for his service to the funeral industry and the communities of Ashgrove / The Gap.

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For information about funeral pre-planning, insurance or other financial arrangements, call our friendly Brisbane staff on (07) 3851 7800 today.

If a death has occurred please call us on 07 3851 7800

We are available 7 days a week.

Have your funeral anywhere you want *

Whilst we have a range of beautiful chapels available, you are more than welcome to have a funeral anywhere you want that is special to you*.

Locations can include:

  • Your home or garden
  • A special picnic spot or park
  • Rainforest
  • Beach or Jetty
  • Farm or forest
  • Scenic lookout
  • Sports or Services club
  • School Hall or sports field

Ask our staff for assistance to help you create a very memorable farewell.
*Approvals may be necessary for public spaces

The Alex Gow Super Puzzle Book

alex-gow-funerals-puzzle-book-fiveOur puzzle books are produced quarterly and each book is broken down into 3 separate months, so you can do as many puzzles as you want and the answers & solutions will always be available here for you to check just how clever you are.

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Aged & Palliative Care Nursing Bursary

Alex Gow Funerals know everyone deserves the best of care possible.

With this in mind, and to assist those who work with our aged, Alex Gow Funerals has now created the Aged & Palliative Care Nursing Bursary.


Online pre-arrangement

online-funeral-arrangement-largePre-arrange your funeral online.

You may like to pre-arrange your funeral online.

Click here to start filling out your online pre-arrangement form.

You will also be able to print out your completed form for your own records.

Funeral planning

Funeral pre-planning bookletA helpful guide to funeral planning

For more information about the Alex Gow Funeral Planning Guide or to order your FREE copy, simply click here.

Alternatively you can chose to read the digital version here.

Consumer Funeral Insurance Advice

Consumer Funeral Insurance Advice for the old ladyWant to know more about funeral insurance?

People who commence pre-funding their funeral costs before the age of 56 can save literally thousands of dollars in funeral insurance premiums. Read more...


...still family-owned.


Head Office
56 Breakfast Creek Rd
Newstead, QLD, 4006

Tel: ( 07) 3851 7800


Browns Plains

7-9 Grand Plaza Drive
Browns Plains, QLD, 4118

Tel: ( 07) 3800 7500



4/17 Middle St
(Cnr Waterloo St)
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Tel: ( 07) 3821 4570


Deception Bay

31-35 Tallowwood Drive
Deception Bay, QLD, 4508

Tel: (07) 3888 3535