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Place an Obituary

How to place an obituary in The Border Mail

Families and friends can place their tributes and obituary notices both in the trusted local newspaper and on its website.
The additional benefits are that online visitors can view the obituary, enter condolence messages, photos and memories in the guestbook, and even add a family or special video tribute. Obituaries are online for 365 days and a personalised guest book is open for 30 days.
The inclusive in-paper and online notices packages offers:

Print notices
1 Death Notice –Please discuss your requirements for a traditional print notice announcement with our friendly telephone consultant on (02) 6024 0511 who will talk you through the special packages. Pricing is generally dependent on the notice length or minimum number of lines. Display classifieds, usually with a border and picture, are charged by the column centimetreand priced at a higher rate.
2 Family and Friends obituary supporting notice of condolence
3 Funeral Notice – information about the service – date, time and location
4 In Memoriam Notice – a commemoration of the life of a loved one on the anniversary of the death, birthday, special anniversary or significant religious occasion

Online notices
1 Allows people in neighbouring towns, neighbourhoods or overseas to learn the news, keep in touch and place a supporting notice
2 The Guest book, open for 30 days, provides an outlet for personal obituaries and condolences. Family, friends and acquaintances can freely express their personal thoughts and interact with one another. Ask how families can sponsor a guest book for a year or longer and obtain copies.
3 Photographs, video and unlimited text biographies can be included in the personal Guest book for everyone to celebrate a life

Mobile notices
Family, friends and acquaintances can view the notices from their mobile telephones or devices by logging onto  

How to place an obituary in The Border Mail
For information on submitting a Tribute Notice in The Border Mail, please phone 1300 655 666 or (02) 6024 0511, email or logon to and click on Classifieds.

Publication on Monday: Telephone deadlines are 5:30pm on Sunday.
Publication on Tuesday: Telephone deadlines are 4:30pm on Monday.
Publication on Wednesday: Telephone deadlines are 4:30pm on Tuesday.
Publication on Thursday: Telephone deadlines are 4:30pm on Wednesday.
Publication on Friday: Telephone deadlines are 4:30pm on Thursday.
Publication on Saturday: Telephone deadlines are 4:30pm on Friday.
We generally respond to email inquiries within 1 business day.

How can I request a correction to a Tribute Notice?
Corrections must be handled through the newspaper. For more information on corrections, please phone – 1300 655 666 or (02) 6024 0511 or email

What if I have another question?
If you have a question that is not addressed on this page, please send us an email. Our staff will be happy to assist you. We generally respond to inquiries within 1 business day. Please phone 1300 655 666 or (02) 6024 0511 or email
Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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