Funeral director in a privileged role

Lisa Power ran away from the rat race of Sydney at 33 years old where she soon found her self working as a funeral director in Tasmania; and she has never looked back since. Jessica Cornish spent an evening with the Mildura newcomer, exploring the unique world of the funeral industry and her journey to becoming a Funeral Director and General Manager at North West Funerals. Pictures: Ben Gross

FOR as long as Lisa Power can remember she had always loved working in retail and customer service, however, after relocating to Tasmania for a sea change with no friends or family, she challenged herself to play the ‘yes’ game which led her down an unlikely path.