Most people plan
ahead - we plan for holidays, marriages, the future education of our children
and our retirement. And since dying is as much a part of life as being born,
funeral planning should also be as much a part of our planning as everything
For most people, it's a fact that when you die the cost of your funeral will
place an immediate financial burden on your family. This can cause them
But funeral insurance and funeral bonds are two products that
allow you prepare for the costs of a funeral well in advance of the need
to draw on them.
And because the plans we offer will pay benefits within one working day's
notice of a death (unlike superannuation funds or life insurance, which
can often take weeks until a death certificate is issued or probate is granted),
they allow your family to begin making funeral arrangements immediately with
complete confidence and peace of mind.
Sureplan have in excess of 19,000 members
more than $42 million
in assets. They're regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority,
the Corporations Act 2001 and the Life Insurance Act 1995 so that you know
your investment is secure and fully protected.
Sureplan offer two excellent products that we believe are the best on the
Sureplan Funeral Insurance - which is available to anyone aged
under 56. With funeral insurance, you decide on the amount of coverage
you want and then you pay a small premium every week, month, 6-monthly or
annually until the age of 60. After this, you cease paying any premiums but
have complete lifetime coverage.
Sureplan Funeral Bonds - which is available to anyone aged 10 years
or older. A funeral bond is much the same as a savings bank account
except that you can't withdraw any funds after the initial "cooling off"
period. With funeral bonds, you contribute any amount you wish into the funeral
bond pool (either as a lump sum or on a regular basis). The funds in the
pool are then invested to earn bonuses which are distributed back to members.
And on your death, your family will receive back all your contributions plus
If you'd like to investigate Sureplan's funeral insurance and funeral bond
products, you can get copies of their current brochures below in PDF format.
These documents explain in detail
how each plan operates and outline
Sureplan's current benefits and premiums. You can print them out, complete
them and return them to Virgo Funerals or direct to Sureplan at Spring Hill
Or if you prefer, you can visit our offices and we'll be happy to
help answer any other questions you might have and/or help you complete the
This document contains complete details about how Sureplan Funeral Insurance
works; Sureplan's current benefit and premium structure; an application form
for Sureplan Funeral Insurance; and a Direct Debit form so that insurance
premiums can be regularly and automatically deducted from any bank account
that you nominate (if you'd prefer to pay that way).
This document contains complete details about how Sureplan Gold works; an
application form for the Sureplan Gold funeral bond service; and a Direct
Debit form so that bond payments can be regularly and automatically deducted
from any bank account you nominate (if you'd prefer to pay that way). This
form also has details about Sureplan's optional Body Transportation Funeral
Fund, which will pay up to $3,000 towards transportation and any associated
costs should you die within Australia outside a 70km radius of your home.
This form contains consumer advice from the Queensland State Government to
ensure that you fully understand how any of Sureplan's products work, and
also to allow you a 30 day "cooling off" period.
Direct Debit And Payroll Deduction Forms