About Us Sunshine Coast

Premier Funerals – Sunshine Coast

Established in 1989, Premier Funerals has long been recognised as one of South East Queensland’s most valued funeral directors.

If you recently lost a loved one you will need a funeral home on the Sunshine Coast that offers the highest level of professional care and assistance at this difficult time. If you are unsure of what to do or who to turn to, we will guide you through arranging a funeral and remove your stress and worries. We will take care of loved ones’ needs as well as your own.

Our professional and friendly staff care deeply for the way your loved one is presented. We will ensure your final viewing is a peaceful experience while showing an outstanding level of care throughout the funeral process.

A sense of peace is needed during this time and our staff will meet and guide you through our funeral services.

To find out more about how we can be of service to you, to pre-plan a funeral or at the time of a loved
one’s death please do not hesitate to call us on:

Call us on Sunshine Coast – (07) 5493 5422 or Email us at service@premierfunerals.com.au

Donovan Forbes


Donovan has extensive experience in the funeral industry, first as a Funeral Director then as the Operations Manager in Perth. Then as the General Manager at North West Funerals in Victoria, and now as the Manager/Funeral Director at Premier Funerals Currimundi QLD. Donovan is passionate about his own family and has also always had a natural affiliation to serving other families by drawing on his own religious/spiritual strengths to be of service in his own church, and to the wider community.

Originally from South Africa, Donovan has lived in SA, QLD and WA and has enjoyed a lot of travel with his wife, two sons and daughter. An enthusiastic sportsman in his youth, he spent many hours playing soccer, rugby, cricket, and boxing, and now still loves a game of golf, gardening and walking the family furbaby.

Donovan is also a decorated soldier and veteran of the South African Armed Forces who took part in the South African Bush War in 1984-1986 and is part of SAMVOA (South African Veterans Organisation Australasia) and is a member of the RSL. For the last several years he has marched in the Anzac parade in Perth WA and Remembrance day which he is hopeful to continue here in Queensland.

Meet Our Team

Jacqui Henson

Jacqui is one of our Funeral Directors at our Currimundi Office and a second-generation funeral director with over 20 years of experience. Jacqui relocated from the Blue Mountains to the Sunshine Coast and enjoys the lifestyle the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Jacqui finds it a privilege to assist families and arrange a memorable celebration of their loved one’s life in the most fitting way to reflect their personalities. Jacqui likes to relax on her weekends and enjoys fishing, camping and spending time with her little dog Kenny.

“The most important person in your life becomes an important person in our life at Premier Funerals”

We listen. We care. We perform.

We are dedicated to customer service

Available Crematorium

Buderim Crematorium & Memorial Gardens

Chapel seating up to 100 guests
Audio Visual Equipment
Several Garden Funeral locations. Including large grassy areas, a pond-side retreat and reflection gardens
Multiple menu option served with: Tea, coffee, fruit punch and iced water. (Minimum 35 people)
Multiple memorial options available

Buderim Crematorium & Memorial Gardens
Mooloolaba Road
Buderim Queensland 4556
Tel: 07 – 5444 6333

Looking for a Professional Caring farewell for your loved one?