The Team

Striving to remain at the forefront of our industry, it is the Millingtons’ people that drive our business. Our trusted name is testament to the care and attention our team provides.

Employing over 47 staff, our dedicated staff are Millingtons greatest asset. Carefully handpicked, our employees provide professional, empathetic service to you and your family. They are mindful of cultural and religious backgrounds and can serve Tasmanian families accordingly.

Our Mission Statement

To provide the Tasmanian community with the highest standard of personal and professional care in the delivery of funeral and cemetery services.

Vision Statement

The Company’s vision is to exceed the expectations of the Company’s client families by going the extra mile in all the services the Company may provide. The Company is committed to inspiring and providing the best services that are designed to fulfill the individual needs of the Company’s client families with respect and integrity.

Our Core Values

  1. Embrace and support our team, our client families and our community to build long-lasting ongoing relationships
  2. Treat our client families with empathy, dignity and compassion
  3. Act with integrity and respect at all times
  4. We acknowledge diversity and inclusion within our community and our team
  5. We continually strive to remain at the forefront of our industry through innovation, training, development and our dedicated team

Propel Funeral Partners

Millingtons is now part of a network of funeral homes, cremation facilities and cemeteries owned by Propel Funeral Partners, which extends to all states of Australia, the Australian Capital Territory and New Zealand. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Propel Funeral Partners is one of the largest providers of funeral and related services in Australia and New Zealand.

Our Team

Travis Tann

General Manager

Travis joined the Millingtons Funerals team in 2010 and became our Funeral Services Manager in 2013 before becoming General Manager for both Millingtons Funerals Pty Ltd and Millingtons Cemeteries Pty Ltd in 2016. He started in the funeral industry in Hobart in 1996 and qualified as an Embalmer in 1998 before obtaining Membership to the Australian Institute of Embalming Pty Ltd. He also was active as a Director on the board of the Australian Institute of Embalming Pty Ltd from 2008 to 2015, holding the position of Vice Chairman from 2011. Travis also holds Executive positions in both the State and National Divisions of the Australian Funeral Directors Association having previously been State President (Tasmanian Division) and Junior Vice President (National) and National Councillor. He is passionate about high-quality funeral care as well as funeral education and training.

He is married with two adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys time with family and friends sharing good food and wine. He also enjoys water skiing and time at the family shack on Great Lake.

Tamara Whitehead

Cemetery Manager

Tamara started working at Cornelian Bay Cemetery with the Southern Regional Cemetery Trust in 2002. When Millingtons acquired the management in 2008 she moved into the senior position of Cemetery Services Manager in 2009. Tamara has been our Cemetery Manager since 2016. Tamara manages our Crematorium and our five Cemeteries. She provides leadership to our Memorial/ Monumental Consultants, Administration team, our Outdoor Grounds maintenance team, and our onsite Monumental Stonemasons.

Tamara’s wealth of knowledge and experience of cemetery management also contributes to her role as a member of ACCA (Australasian Cemeteries and Crematoria Association). Tamara is passionate about providing excellent guidance, customer service and assistance to our client families.

Louise Heaslip

Funeral Operations Manager

Louise joined the Millingtons Funerals team in 2020 as our Funeral Operations Manager. She has been in the funeral industry in Hobart since 2005. Louise is passionate about assisting families through the complexities of the grieving process and providing exemplary quality of support and care during and post funeral service. She is an advocate and lived experience suicide prevention speaker and ambassador for several organisations including Beyond Blue and Roses in the Ocean and served on the lifeline suicide response committee. She is a proud Mum of two and enjoys beach life and exploring Tasmania’s beautiful wineries and eateries.

Rene Muller

Cemetery Operations Supervisor
Rene joined the Millingtons Cemeteries team in 2012 after extensive experience in Administration and customer service focussed roles. Rene was initially employed as a Client Services Officer with Millingtons before being promoted to Cemetery Operations Supervisor in 2018. Rene always strives to deliver exceptional customer service when assisting the public as a Memorial Consultant and particularly enjoys the operational aspects of her role. Rene and her partner have two sons, and in her spare time she loves spending time outdoors and has a keen interest in photography.

Monique Gregory

Senior Funeral Arranger
Monique started her career in the funeral industry with Millingtons in 2012. She was promoted to Senior Funeral Arranger of our Funeral Arranging team in 2020. She has previously contributed to varying roles including reception, administration, and multimedia. She is a passionate and experienced Funeral Arranger. In her spare time, Monique enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, going to the shack and spending time at the beach, or walking with her dog Bella.

Alex Gjocaj

Alex started in the funeral industry in 1993 and qualified as an embalmer in 1995. He has worked for various funeral firms in Hobart over that time, including managing his own business, Clark and Jotsay. He re-joined the Millingtons team in 2019 as our Senior Embalmer. Alex is currently a Director of the Australian Institute of Embalming and mentor to embalming students. His reputation in mortuary skill has seen him deployed overseas on several occasion to assist in mass fatality incidents. In his spare time he teaches Karate and is a 5th Dan Black belt.

Krysta Brocklehurst

Financial Controller

Krysta commenced employment with Millingtons in March 2017 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce/Arts, majoring in Accounting and Political Science from the University of Tasmania. Krysta is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and is a graduate of the Company Directors Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Krysta comes to Millingtons with over twenty years of experience in financial management, comprising a broad range of roles in various sectors including: Federal Government, Public Practice, Higher Education, Not-for-Profit and the Corporate Sector both interstate and in Tasmania.

Krysta is passionate about financial strategy and the implementation of better practice financial management delivered through the effective utilization of people, processes and systems.

Outside of work, Krysta is mum to two very active boys and spends at lot of time at either the beach or the mountain bike tracks around Tasmania.

Our Associations

Millingtons is a proud member of the following associations

Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA)

Millingtons Funeral Services

Australian Cemeteries and Cremation Association (ACCA)

Millingtons Cemetery Services

Australian Institute of Embalming (AIE)

Mortuary Technicians

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