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Flowers on a gravestone with the words, 'Cemeteries and cremations consultation now open'

In particular, the local government sector’s views are sought on:

  • management of cemeteries
  • regulation of forms and fees
  • licencing of funeral directors and monumental masons.

The 3-month consultation also provides an opportunity for the public, community groups, industry and government bodies to provide meaningful feedback on the Review.

Submissions can be made:

A comprehensive discussion paper is available.

Fact sheets have been developed to summarise key issues for each survey topic:

We encourage you to have your say. Consultation closes at 5pm on Friday 15 March 2024.

Review of the Cemeteries Act 1986 and Cremation Act 1929


Page reviewed 27 February 2023