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July 06, 2020

Webinar: COVID-19 Recovery - A Panel Discussion

On July 7, 2020 at 2:00pm AEST, Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust and Woodwynd Consulting invites you to A Live Panel Discussion titled  COVID-19 Recovery: A Panel Discussion.
June 30, 2020

NSW: New Public Health Order #4 released

The NSW Government has released a  Public Health Order #4 as further significant COVID-19 restrictions are eased.      9 - Direction of Minister about funerals and memorial services(1) This…
July 01, 2020

Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW, eNews July 2020

Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW (CCNSW), not to be confused with the Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW), has released it's first news letter, linked below. The newsletter includes a…
June 30, 2020

Little House in the Cemetery for Sale

A real estate agent in Griffith, NSW, has a unique offering in the city's local cemetery: "Brick-built, with a tiled roof and plenty of room for the extended family. It…
June 30, 2020

Cremation Society's June 2020 News Review

The Cremation Society has published its "News Review" for June 2020,  which we have linked below.
June 28, 2020

NSW: 59 Regional events receive Government funding to boost local tourism economies

Regional New South Wales will receive a welcome boost to tourism with 59 events to share in the NSW Government’s $1 million 2020 Regional Event Fund.
June 27, 2020

Construction of new Canberra crematorium brought forward

A new crematorium in Gungahlin which will help cater to Canberra's growing and diverse population is a step closer today with the first stage of construction bring brought forward.
June 26, 2020

PlotBox Announces the Appointment of Andrew Clark as Chairman of the Board

PlotBox, the international death care management application focussed on helping cemeteries and crematoriums operate to world class standards, announces the appointment of Andrew Clark as Chairman of the Board. Andrew…
June 26, 2020

NSW, AU: Award nominations open for Crown land managers

Crown land managers (CLMs) provide a valuable contribution to communities across NSW through their stewardship of Crown land. Their efforts help to ensure that Crown reserves are enjoyed now and…
June 26, 2020

NSW, AU: State Strategic Plan for Crown Land – A Vision for Crown Land

A draft State Strategic Plan for Crown land has been released. The draft plan sets out a proposed vision for the next decade of Crown land management, and we encourage…
June 24, 2020

Everlon's New Dual Cylinder series

Preserving the organic shapes found in nature, the cylinder series creates a lasting impression within a memorial section. The dual series allows two loved ones to rest together in an…
June 21, 2020

Brisbane City Council removes cemetery fees from budget

According to this article in the Brisbane Times, fees and charges for Brisbane City Council's cemeteries and crematoriums have been removed from annual budget documents, with the council saying they…
June 20, 2020

Volunteers & Supporters find 187 unmarked graves at Stone Quarry Cemetery, Taralga, NSW.

 A group of volunteers, a cemetery committee,  and their supporters have identified 187 unmarked graves in the Stone Quarry Cemetery at Taralga, NSW. The Goulburn Post reports that it is…
June 20, 2020

Latest Business Directory Listings

The CCANSW Business Directory is your "go to"  directory when you're looking for  suppliers, contractors, consultants, specialists, CCANSW members etc  that work in or supply  goods & services to the…
June 19, 2020

Grafton (NSW) cemetery headstones vandalized.

The ABC News website reported that about 40 headstones have been vandalised at a graveyard on the NSW North Coast in what police describe as a "low and sick act".
June 15, 2020

Public Health Order #3: NSW Health advice to the industry

We have received advice from NSW Wales Health about recent and  further changes to the Public Health Order (#3)
June 15, 2020


Melbourne funeral directors, Troy and Liddy Upfield, have purchased the Wooling Hill Memorial Estate including the Robinson Family Pioneer Cemetery established in 1840, New Gisborne, Victoria.