GUIDE TO MELBOURNE CEMETERIES

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This guide provides a comprehensive list of Melbourne cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities.

 

Central Melbourne Cemeteries

Melbourne General Cemetery is located in central Melbourne. It has limited burial plots available for purchase but has a range of cremation memorial options.

 

Melbourne General Cemetery

  • Address: College Crescent, Parkville VIC 3052
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.mgc.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ Limited x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery


South-East Melbourne Cemeteries

There are a number of Melbourne cemeteries to choose from in the city’s south-eastern suburbs. Most of these cemeteries have burial plots available for sale, and a couple of the larger ones have an on-site crematorium.

 

Springvale Botanical Cemetery

  • Address: 600 Princes Highway, Springvale VIC 3171
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.sbc.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
Boyd Chapel/Renowden Chapel/Blair Chapel/Wilson Chapel of Eternal Rest Centre for Care and Wellbeing Function centre/Cafe/Florist Song He Yuan area designed in accordance with Feng Shui principles

 

Bunurong Memorial Park

  • Address: 790 Frankston Dandenong Road, Dandenong South VIC 3175
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.bmp.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
The Resurrection of Saint Lazarus/Greek Orthodox Church Function centre/Cafe/Florist N/A

 

Brighton General Cemetery

  • Address: Corner North Road and Hawthorn Road, Caulfield South VIC 3162
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.bgc.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

 

Dandenong Community Cemetery

  • Address: Kirkham Road, Dandenong VIC 3175
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.dcc.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

 

Cheltenham Memorial Park

  • Address: Wangara Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.cmp.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

 

Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery

  • Address: Charman Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.cpc.smct.org.au

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ Limited x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

 

Burwood Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ for cremations only x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A


South-Eastern Fringe Cemeteries

Emerald Cemetery is located in the outer south-east of Melbourne. It has burial plots for sale and a rose garden for cremation memorials.

 

Emerald Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Outer Eastern and Outer North-Eastern Melbourne Cemeteries

There are three cemeteries in Melbourne’s outer eastern and north-eastern suburbs. While two are smaller cemeteries with limited amenities, Lilydale Memorial Park has both burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site chapel and function facilities.

 

Lilydale Memorial Park

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
Federation Chapel Function room N/A

 

Healesville Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Yarra Glen Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A


North-East Melbourne Cemeteries

There are 3 cemeteries in Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs, one of which has an on-site chapel.

 

Andersons Creek Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Preston Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Templestowe Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ cremation only x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
Templestowe Chapel Lounge Cremations can be done via Lilydale Memorial Park

 

Inner-North Melbourne Cemeteries

There are 2 cemeteries in the inner-northern suburbs of Melbourne, both with burial plots for sale.

 

Fawkner Memorial Park

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
3 non-denominational chapels Function centre/Historic tea rooms N/A

 

Northern Memorial Park

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
Use of chapels at Fawkner Memorial Park Function centre/Cafe N/A


South-West Melbourne Cemeteries

There are two cemeteries in Melbourne’s south-west with both burial and cremation memorial options available.

 

Altona Memorial Park

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
Chapel of Peace/Chapel of Repose Function room N/A

 

Williamstown Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Outer South-West Melbourne Cemeteries

There are two Melbourne cemetery options in the outer south-west suburbs.

 

Truganina Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Werribee Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A


Western Melbourne Cemeteries

Keilor Cemetery in Melbourne’s western suburbs has burial plots available by registration of interest. Wooling Hill Memorial Estate is one of Victoria’s oldest cemeteries.

 

Keilor Cemetery

 

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ by registration x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
N/A N/A N/A

 

Wooling Hill Memorial Estate

  • Address: 372 Barringo Road, New Gisborne VIC 3438
  • Operator: Wooling Hill Memorial Estate Pty Ltd (Privately owned)
  • Website: www.woolinghillestate.com.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ Internment of cremated remains only x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
Trilogy Chapel Parking for 150 cars Wooling Hill Memorial Estate is the only memorial park in Victoria that is also a funeral director

 

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