Two trusted funeral providers joining together,
with locations in and around Brisbane.

George Hartnett and Metropolitan Funerals have come together to bring you 145 years of combined experience in serving families in our local communities. At George Hartnett Metropolitan Funerals we are privileged to be able to help families celebrate and honour the lives and values of loved ones every day.

During this transition you may notice some funeral homes remain George Hartnett Funerals or Metropolitan Funerals as we work to bring you new and improved funeral homes. More information is available in the Locations section.

Visit us at one of our funeral homes, or give us a call 24/7 on: 1300 662 172.

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What To Do

If you have just lost someone and need help there are three simple steps to follow: 


Give us a call whenever you need us. We are available 24/7 on 1300 662 172.


You'll find much of what you need right here on our homepage.


Take a look at our Help and Advice section for the answers.

Upcoming Funeral Services

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Our Services

At George Hartnett Metropolitan Funerals we help bring your family together to arrange a funeral service that truly celebrates and honours the life and values of your loved one.

Our funeral directors are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need. We can tailor the service, creating a customised funeral that respects, honours and reflects the values and the life that was lived.

Book of Ideas

In the Book of Ideas, funeral directors have shared some of their stories of how families have honoured their loved ones, so that you can draw inspiration for your own funeral arrangements.

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Personalising a Funeral

Adding a personal touch can make the funeral feel more authentic. Our funeral directors can help you create a funeral that honours and celebrates the life and values of the person who has passed away.

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Burial & Cremation Information

When you're organising a funeral service, one of the first decisions will be whether you are organising a burial or a cremation. This choice will directly impact the type of funeral service you will have.

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Recommended Memorial Parks

Each memorial park will have a range of memorial options for you to choose from, suitable to all budgets, beliefs, faiths and cultures. We can recommend a number of memorial parks and gardens in Queensland.

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Prepaid Funerals

Preplanning your funeral makes sense. A prepaid funeral takes the emotional stress off your family, locks in your funeral cost at today’s price, and allows you to plan things your way.

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A repatriation is where a deceased person is moved from one state or one country to another so that final rites can be performed there. Our funeral directors can arrange repatriations interstate and internationally.

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Community Events

Our funeral directors believe in giving back to the community. We are members of your local social group, sporting club and church, and we are dedicated to being sensitive to the communities we serve.

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About Us

George Hartnett Metropolitan Funerals is an Australian funeral business, created in 2017 when George Hartnett Funerals and Metropolitan Funerals joined together to bring more than 145 years of combined experience caring for families. 

Our funeral directors are well-established and connected in the local communities across Brisbane, Logan City, Redland City and Moreton Bay. At George Hartnett Metropolitan Funerals we understand your values, and care about them too.

We are proud to uphold the values we believe in: Family, Honour, Trust, Respect, Commitment and Loyalty. 

Values – we all hold them dear. Some drive us, some inspire us and they can say a lot about us.

Help and Advice

Funerals can seem like a complicated affair, and there is a lot to know. That's why we created this help section to make things just a little easier.

We've provided some information about what to expect from each step of the funeral arrangements, from how to plan ahead or what to do when someone passes away, to what you should expect before, during and after a funeral service.

Planning Ahead

Planning a funeral when a loved one dies can be a challenging task, but did you know that a funeral can be planned and paid for ahead of time? 

A prepaid funeral is a sensible alternative to funeral insurance or funeral bonds, and could save you money - you pay today's price and ensure the service will be tailored to your needs, wishes and budget.

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When Someone Passes

When someone close to you has passed away and if you've never arranged a funeral before, you might not know what you will need to do when a death has occurred.

You'll find more information about what to do when a death occurs, what to expect when meeting your funeral director, the Death Certificate and why funerals matter in this section.

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Before the Service

There is usually some time between making the initial funeral arrangements with your funeral director, and the time of the actual funeral service.

There are a number of things you may wish to consider before the funeral service, such as the choice of day and time, whether you will have a viewing and if you are writing a eulogy.

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After the Service

Once the funeral service is over, it is time to consider the type of memorial and the place you would like for your loved one to be memorialised.

Your options will depend on whether it was a burial or cremation service. We also provide information about scattering ashes in Australia and recommended resources for coping with grief.

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