Nielsen Funerals COVID Statement and Information
From 1 pm Saturday 21 August, a seventh Victoria wide lockdown has been put in place,
It is not known how long this lockdown will last.
A maximum of 10 people are able to attend a funeral service during the lockdown period.
Attendance at a funeral service will be by invitation only.
This number does not include infants under 12 months old or those required to conduct the funeral service.
Although the 5km travel radius and "five reasons to leave home" are in place during the lockdown period,
family and friends are permitted to travel to attend a funeral service even if living more than 5km away.
Any updates regarding funeral service information will be made on our website as soon as they are known.
Nielsen Funerals continues to follow guidelines from the Department of Health.
Our primary concern is for the health and safety of the families we serve, their loved ones, the community and our staff. Nielsen Funerals continue to provide our client families will full funeral options to honour their loved one.
With the permission of the family, Nielsen Funerals can continue to live-stream and record Services
from our Chapel and other venues.
For those invited to attend a funeral service
Face masks must be worn at funeral services unless an exemption applies.
Check in via QR code is required
QR codes are supplied at funeral venues for contact tracing.
The staff at Nielsen Funerals are able to assist and check in those who do not carry a mobile phone.
(Please click here for a full outline of the current restrictions).
You are very welcome to use our website to send a condolence message,
This can be done as either a public comment or private message which will then be forwarded to the family.
A digital copy of service booklets and/or keepsake cards can also be emailed to those unable to attend
by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please state the name of the person whose booklet or keepsake you would like and we will forward it to you when possible.
As a precautionary measure, if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms
we would respectfully suggest that you do not attend a funeral service.
The team at Nielsen Funerals are very grateful to the families we serve and the greater community for
their support and understanding and for adhering to the many changes during an already difficult time.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact our office on 5623 2771