Department of Health

Cemeteries and crematoria

Changes to the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003

The Cemeteries and Crematoria Amendment Bill 2021 was passed by both houses of Parliament and received Royal Assent on 18 May 2021. More information is available on the cemeteries legislation webpage.

Information for cemetery trusts about COVID-19 directions

For information about vaccination requirements, open premises and QR coding see the Information for cemetery trusts about directions issued by the Chief Health Officer

This is a rapidly changing environment so please check the department's Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage regularly.

Reviewed 25 November 2021


Contact details

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Cemetery Sector Governance Support GPO Box 4057, Melbourne, VIC 3001

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