The Australian informs us former House of Representatives speaker and Labor elder Leo McLeay has quit as chairman of the Catholic Cemeteries Board and a related NSW government trust that owns cemeteries on dedicated crown land, saying the organisation he led for seven years “with considerable autonomy” was “becoming a creature of the archdiocese”
Nominated for international award, Israeli tunneling company building 22,000-grave catacomb beneath capital's largest Jewish graveyard to alleviate burial space shortage. (click the image)
A project currently underway in Jerusalem to build the first underground cemetery in Israel in millennia is a finalist for an International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES) award to be announced November 15 in Paris.
Anyone familiar with China knows that it’s a crowded place. Houses are getting smaller and more expensive, traffic jams can last longer than ten days, and city subways have staff on call during rush hour to pack people into trains. But while crammed public spaces and competitive markets are irritating to say the least, at least we can rest easy knowing they won’t follow us into the afterlife, right? Think again.
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The links on this page are to two lists of cemeteries and crematorium in NSW and the ACT. One is a master list maintained by the NSW Government (CCNSW). The other, maintained by the CCANSW, is synchronized with master list and augmented with additional information. In particular the CCANSW list has links to the related websites and location information.
The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (VIC) Newsletter has arrived: