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Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW - Conferences





Frequently asked questions, and answers, about burials, rights of burial and the laws and regulations that affect them.

Lives are commemorated - deaths are recorded - families are reunited -
memories are made tangible - and love is undisguised.
This is a cemetery.

Communities accord respect, families bestow reverence, historians seek
information and our heritage is thereby enriched.

Testimonies of devotion, pride and remembrance are carved in stone to pay
warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life - not death - of a loved one.
The cemetery is homeland for family memorials that are a sustaining source
of comfort to the living.

A cemetery is a history of people - a perpetual record of yesterday and a
sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is
worth loving and remembering - always.

The Freauently Asked Questions and Answers about cremation listed here are specific to New South Wales, Australia, Cremation in New South Wales is subject to the Public Health Regulation (Disposal of Bodies) 2002, under the Public Health Act (NSW). Conditions, laws and regulation pertaining to cremation outside of New South Wales are likely to be different. 


In this section we are attempting to provide information about death customs practiced by different communities. The information is presented in good faith, but is not verified unless so stated. 

Links to sources of information are supplied where possible. We welcome additional information and corrections. You can contact us here, in our forum or via our social media accounts

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