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About Us

About Us

A small, hard-working Funeral Home. Established in 1999, we pride ourselves with our compassion and knowledge of all aspects of funeral care.

Australian Direct Cremations is the name synonymous with ‘affordable excellence’ in funeral care.

Our services cover All Sydney areas, The South Coast, Central Coast, Newcastle and Port Stephens to Port Macquarie offering Low cost affordable Funerals without compromising service.

The Founder and Principal of Australian Direct Cremations & Funeral Services Bryan J. Reid

Bryan J. Reid B. Health Sc., JP

Founder and Principal




Bryan has been helping families for the past 27 years. In 1999 after realising the need for funeral services that were more affordable to families without compromising quality, Bryan decided to establish his own funeral home. Prior to this Bryan had a long and distinguished career as a Paramedic in the NSW Ambulance Service and a Palliative Care Nurse.

Through his experience in the Ambulance Service and Palliative Care, he has developed the skills necessary to undertake such an important role in honouring your loved ones.

After 15 years as a Funeral Director, Bryan believes families deserve a more affordable option that is currently provided.

Kylie Anderson Dip Accounting

Manager of Operations & Funeral Consultant




Kylie joined Australian Direct Cremations as Manger of operations and has held this position for over a decade. Her drive and compassion are why Australian Direct Cremations is so successful.

Kylie is a wealth of information on all aspects of funerals. She will take the time with you and your family to “get things right”

Kylie will be one of the first people you speak with when arranging a funeral.

Founder and Principal Leanne Reid

Leanne Reid

Founder and Principal




Leanne has been administering busy companies for the past 30 years. Her depth of compassion and experience has helped families for the past 15 years.

“Excellence without compromise” has and always will be our main consideration when dealing with our families.

Leanne is the driving force behind Australian Direct Cremations.

 Funeral Consultant Suzie Lunney

Suzie Lunney

Funeral Consultant




Suzie loves to make things right, her energy and enthusiasm are one Australian Direct Cremations success stories. Her bright nature and administrative skills allow families time to reflect and grieve whilst she completes all the necessary formalities.