In Western Australia, Funeral Directors must be issued with a licence by the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board operate.

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The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (MCB) is a statutory authority of the Government of Western Australia and manages six metropolitan cemetery sites. These are Karrakatta, Fremantle, Midland and Guildford cemeteries, as well as Pinnaroo Valley and Rockingham Regional Memorial Parks.

The MCB provides sensitive and dignified facilities and services to meet the needs of the deceased and bereaved, such as cremation, burial, entombment, memorialisation and chapel services, as well as planning for future cemetery needs of the metropolitan population.

For funeral services conducted outside of these cemeteries, Funeral Directors will be licensed by regional cemetery boards or local councils.


What are the requirements for a Funeral Directors licence in WA? 

Funeral Directors licensed in Western Australia are required to do the following:

  • Adhere to the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board Code of Conduct  
  • Meet all legislative requirements
  • Meet certain standards required by the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board
  • Have the appropriate equipment, vehicles and facilities 
  • Have the appropriate insurances in place
  • Provide a national police clearance to the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board every five years
  • Undertake ongoing professional development as required by the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board.


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