The end of the road for the forgotten ones

Alan Barr, burial officer at Old Ballan Cemetery, walks through the State Trustees’ section. Photo: Angela Wylie

I had an interesting story in last Saturday’s Age. What happens to all those people who pass away without family or next of kin to organise their funeral? A new film called Still Life is out this week that deals with the subject in a London setting. To find out what happens in Victoria, Australia, read my story in full here.