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2019 Conference and Annual General Meeting

We are excited to announce that the BIE Australasian Division 2019 AGM, Conference and Workshop will be held at The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia, 7 - 9 February.  Registration is now open.  Full details refer to Events.

Membership Application 2018 - British Institute of Embalmers Australasian Division

Application for admittance to membership of The British Institute of Embalmers from a qualified embalmer permanently resident outside the British Isles who has passed the examination prescribed by the Institute or an equivalent as approved by the Institute.

Australasian Division 2018 Conference Report

9 - 11 February, 2018 Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Embalming Machine Maintenance 101

Written by Alex Nelson MBIE for the 2016 Annual Australasian Division Conference – Melbourne, Australia. 

Questions People Ask About Funerals

...Contrary to popular belief, modern embalming is not Ancient Egyptian mummification but the process of hygienically treating the deceased with specifically formulated chemicals, injected through the arterial systems of the body.