Launceston, TAS

Simplicity Launceston, previously J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors has served the Northern Tasmanian Community for over 135 years. Our experienced, dedicated team is still here to serve you, simply under a different name.

We’re here for you 24/7.

Address
205 Brisbane Street
Launceston TAS 7250
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24/7 Phone
03 6331 2488

Hours
Mon-Fri: 9.00am - 5.00pm (phone for appointment)
Sat-Sun: Phone 03 6331 2488

We have everything you need

Our funeral home is a comfortable and welcoming space for families to gather to either arrange a funeral or hold the service.

Chapel

A chapel with seating for 250 guests with additional standing room for 200

Funeral webcasting

Live-streaming is available for family and friends unable to attend the service in person.

Two arrangement rooms

A comfortable space for you to meet with one of our compassionate funeral directors and arrange a funeral.

Refreshments room

Our spacious refreshment area can be used for family and friends to gather for after-funeral catering.

Audio-visual equipment

Audio-visual equipment so you can play music and show photos or videos of your loved one during the service.

How would you like to honour your loved one?

Start your arrangement online

Package name
Cremation Care Plus
Funeral Care
Funeral Care Plus
Signature Funeral Care
Package price
$4,279
$6,369
$8,139
$9,269
Package summary
Plan a private cremation face-to-face with support from your dedicated Simplicity Funeral Arranger. Includes cremation, transfers and Economy coffin.
Plan a simple funeral with your caring Simplicity Funeral Arranger. Includes the ceremony, cremation, Richdale coffin, viewing and flowers.
Plan a classic funeral with your dedicated Simplcity Funeral Arranger. Includes the ceremony, cremation, Balmoral coffin and increased floral allowance.
Plan an elegant funeral with your dedicated Simplicity Funeral Arranger. Includes the ceremony, cremation, Sentinel casket and generous floral allowance.
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Professional fees
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Legal documents
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24 hour support
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Transfers
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Preparation for ceremony
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Cremation
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In-person arrangement
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Flowers
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Condolence book
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Meet our team

Simon Rice
Simon has been with us since April 2018 but has been a funeral director in Launceston since 2004.  After completing his education in Launceston, Simon worked in the dental and optical fields before starting his career in the funeral industry at age 24. 

As well as being our Location Manager and arranging and conducting funerals, Simon also likes helping families with monumental work such as bronze plaques, headstones and grave refurbishments. Simon is a Justice of the Peace for Tasmania and a very active member of the Rotary Club of Central Launceston. Outside of work, Simon is an avid reader and animal lover.

Simon Phillips
Simon has been a funeral director with us since 1995.  As well as Location Supervisor, Simon arranges and conducts funeral services and is also the person who takes care of your loved ones while in our care.

Oscar Phillips
Oscar commenced working has been with the team since 2018.  He completed his education at Launceston Church Grammar School before undertaking employment in a diverse range of roles including hospitality, landscaping and the music industry.  Oscar has travelled widely in Europe and all over Australia as part of his sporting endeavours and still maintains an interest in health and fitness.

Other local options

Wherever you decide to hold the funeral service in a church or a place that held special significance to your loved one, our team will help you arrange a service that celebrates your loved one’s life.

If you’re ready to begin, you can give us a call and we’ll help you get started.