Newstead (07) 3851 7800     |     Cleveland (07) 3821 4570     |     Browns Plains (07) 3800 7500     |     Deception Bay (07) 3888 3535

...still family-owned.

Community Activities

Mark Lowry doing a workshop for carers.Alex Gow Funerals has always had a strong sense of community believing that it is essential to give something back and improve the lives of others.

Some of our current projects include:

Help for Carers

Alex Gow Funerals’ community educator, Mark Lowry offers courses and workshops for caregivers to better understand and deal with death, understanding the purpose of funerals and giving advice on grief and bereavement. Read more about Mark.

 

Tours of Funeral Homes and Facilities

Funeral home tours.Tours of our funeral home at Newstead are offered to anyone interested in understanding more about the funeral process and learning how funerals are so important in the total ‘end of life’ journey. These sessions are ideal for nurses and aged care workers including students, so they can see what happens with their patients once they have passed and are no longer at the hospital/nursing home.  It also gives them a more holistic overview of the complete care process.  For the general public, the tours can assist is realising the quality of care available and explore the many options available in pre-arranging a funeral. For more information, please contact us.

 

 

Alex Gow Super Puzzle Book.

Puzzle Books

Alex Gow Funerals produce quarterly free puzzle books that include loads of fun and brain exercises like Crosswords, Sudoku, Word Search, Code Cracker, Adult Colouring-in and good old Aussie Trivia. And every month you have a chance to win a $100 Coles voucher.
Available through local retirement villages or downloadable here.

 

 

Female nurse embarks on aged care studies.

Education Bursaries

Alex Gow provides a number of bursary options for those seeking a little financial assistance to further their education in aged-care and/or palliative care. These can assist nurses, chaplains, social workers and care givers. See more information.

 

 

Alex Gow's exercise programs.

Age-Related Exercise Programs

Alex Gow Funerals employ a lady who visits nursing homes and runs exercise classes with our senior citizens. Afterwards she is always there for coffee and a chat, helping boost spirits. For more information, please contact us.

 

 

 

Alex Gow's fun art workshops.

Fun Art Workshops

Alex Gows’ community educator, Mark Lowry also offers fun art courses to nursing home and retirement village residents. The 60-90 minute workshops cater for 10-15 people and are all-inclusive and lots of fun.

For more information, please contact us.

 

 

Bowls Club Sponsorship Program.

Bowls Club Sponsorship Program

We currently sponsor approximately 60 lawn bowls clubs in South East Queensland. Our staff attend many competition days and provide bowlers with valuable information.

For more information, please contact us.

 

 

Water for Anzac Day.

Water for Anzac Day

Each year Alex Gow Funerals provides hundreds of bottles of cold water to our veterans and their families attending The Gap RSL commemorative Anzac Dave service.

 

 

 

Community Clubs

Staff hold regular stalls for Community Days at a number of RSL and Sports clubs around Brisbane, Logan, Redlands and Moreton Bay regions. We also give a discount to the members of these groups through their various “Friends with Benefits” Clubs.

For more information, please contact us.

Female nursing home volunteer.

Nursing Home Volunteering

Some staff volunteer in nursing homes on a weekly basis assisting seniors with general movement activities.

For more information, please contact us.

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.


...still family-owned.

Newstead

Head Office
56 Breakfast Creek Rd
Newstead, QLD, 4006

Tel: ( 07) 3851 7800

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Browns Plains

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


Tel: ( 07) 3800 7500

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Cleveland

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

Tel: ( 07) 3821 4570

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Deception Bay

31-35 Tallowwood Drive
Deception Bay, QLD, 4508


Tel: (07) 3888 3535

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