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August 25, 2019

Mt Isa Council commits to $390k to make Sunset Cemetery, Mt Isa, QLD, shine

Mt Isa City Council is supporting the recently developed Mount Isa Cemetery Master Plan by starting work on revitalising the Sunset Lawn Cemetery’s carpark, which will kickstart future work including…
August 22, 2019

Training: Supporting and Communicating with the Bereaved.

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement has scheduled  training workshops across Australia, including a series entitled "Supporting and Communicating with the Bereaved". to be held in NSW, Victoria and…
August 20, 2019

Join us at the CCANSW Orange 2019 “Unearthing the Right Tools” Conference

The challenges of meeting statutory requirements in terms of registers and how to meet increasing community expectations for access to information intersects with the evolving world of information technology. Do…
August 19, 2019

CCANSW Orange 2019 Conference Update

We've added more information about the growing list of  speakers & presenters for the CCANSW Orange 2019 Conference programme, with more to come. Check them out here. 
August 12, 2019

Deakin University announces graduate studies in cemetery practice

We are excited to hear our colleague Phillip Bachelor announce the launch of a cemeteries studies program with Deakin University. The Graduate Certificate in Cemetery Practice is now approved to commence…
August 11, 2019

Special report: The new art of dying

Today, the USA funeral industry is worth $17 billion ($). Businesses are innovating on traditional practices and more people are taking control of how they wish to die and be buried — in…
August 08, 2019

CCANSW Business Directory: calling on cemetery management systems software providers.

Does your ITC  business support cemetery and crematorium operators & administrators? We want to know about it! The Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW Conference next November will focus on…
August 08, 2019

Adelaide's Centennial Park gets planning approval for a Cafe

On 1 August Mitcham Council approved the planning application for the development of a café at Centennial Park. The architects will now prepare detailed plans and construction is expected to…
August 08, 2019

18th Sept 2019: Walking Meditation, Centennial Park, Adelaide, SA

Spring is the perfect time to make way for new beginnings. With the hope of warmer days ahead, we welcome you to breathe in the fresh Spring air and join…
August 08, 2019

7th Sept 2019: Spring into Spring, Centennial Park, Adelaide, SA

Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is around us. Join us as we welcome Spring with an afternoon of relaxing Yoga with Yogita Yoga at Centennial…
August 08, 2019

31st Aug 2019: Behind the Scenes Tour, Centennial Park, Adelaide

Discover the inner workings of a cemetery. The tour will take you on a stroll through our peaceful gardens on the way to our Operations Complex for an in-depth tour…
August 08, 2019

31st August 2019: Fathers Day Memorial Service Noraville Cemetery NSW

Remembering Dad's - Father's Day Memorial Service Remembering Dad's Father's Day Memorial Service Father's Day can be difficult for those who have lost a dad, grandfather, uncle or significant male…
August 05, 2019

SA Government replaces most of Adelaide Cemeteries Authority Board

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South Australian Government Minister Planning Minister, Stephan Knoll (Lib), has replaced most of the board of the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority.
August 05, 2019

ABC RN: Growing number of families choosing natural burial option at Gungahlin Cemetery

Have you thought about what will happen to your body after you die? Nationally there has been increased demand for natural and eco burials from families looking for an environmentally…
August 03, 2019

Environmentally friendly necropolis design that would slowly dye London blue

Bartlett School of Architecture student Sam Coulton has designed a concept for a sustainable alternative to cremation to help Londoners confront death.
August 03, 2019

Moying Huang conceives eco-crematorium within disused London power station

Royal College of Art graduate Moying Huang has designed an ecologically friendly crematorium that would use liquid cremation to eliminate emissions from traditional incineration processes.


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