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February 22, 2021

Chronicle Simplifies Yan Yean Cemetery's Administration with Innovative Cemetery Software

Today, the benefits of the digital age have managed to streamline the way Yan Yean Cemetery manages its mapping, burial search functions. A longstanding institution of Victoria, Yan Yean Cemetery…
February 21, 2021

COVID-19 Safety Plan Funerals, memorial services and wakes for NSW

The recent easing of restrictions across Greater Sydney has meant changes regarding face masks and the re-introduction of the 2 square metre per person rule for most businesses.As a result the…
February 19, 2021

Review of NSW Cemeteries and Crematoria Act

In 2019-2020, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment commenced a statutory review of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013. The Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013 commenced in 2014…
February 19, 2021

Planning the first conservation spreading forest in California

Better Place Forests is creating the first sustainable alternative to cemeteries by turning some of the most beautiful places in America into protected spreading forests. Instead of a tombstone, ashes…
February 16, 2021

Western Sydney's New Cemeteries| Locals fight on

The ABC (AU) news site reports that Wallacia locals fear two proposed cemeteries in their area will adversely affect real estate values and affect their way of life.
February 16, 2021

Draft NSW Water Strategy for Public exhibition & webinars

The NSW Government is developing a 20-year NSW Water Strategy to improve resilience of the state’s water resources over the coming decades. The NSW Water Strategy will address key challenges…
February 16, 2021

Devonport, Tasmania | Community input sought for historical Don cemetery

Devonport City Council is seeking community input on management priorities of the historically significant Congregational Cemetery at Don. Considered to be one of the oldest congregational cemeteriesin Tasmania, there are more than 700 known recorded burials and several unmarked sites, with the first…
February 13, 2021

OpusXenta | Byond Digital Mapping

Digital Mapping is a hot topic in the death care sector right now. So how do you know which solution is the right one for you? OpusXenta have FREE mapping…
February 11, 2021

Join us at Coogee, NSW for the 2021 CCANSW Conference & Trade Exhibition

  The Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW) invites you to the May 2021 Conference & Trade Exhibition being held at the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach, Sydney. There are…
February 05, 2021

CCANSW Website Interruption

During the week Monday 8th Feb 2021 to Friday 12th Feb 2021 the CCANSW website will migrate to a new, updated, server environment.
February 01, 2021

OpusXenta | In Conversation with Shanna Kennedy

A conversation with Shanna Kennedy about The Importance of Caring for Self in an Industry All About Caring for Others, online February 11th, 2021.
January 29, 2021

Cremation Society | January 2021 News Review

The Cremation Society (UK) has published its News Review for January 2021.  This issue contains news about crematoria planning, DMAG, UK Government and Scottish Government news.
January 29, 2021

Lack of competition in ad tech affecting publishers, advertisers and consumers

A lack of competition and transparency in the digital advertising technology supply chain is impacting publishers, advertisers and consumers and needs to be addressed, according to the interim report for…
January 28, 2021

CCANSW invites 2021 Award of Excellence invitations

Nominations are now called for the 2021 CCANSW Award of Excellence. The Award was created to promote and encourage excellence in the cemetery and crematoria industry.
January 28, 2021

Australia Awards recognise 16 year old student who cleans graves

Tweed River High School student Tj Kleeman, who spends time cleaning graves in a local cemetery, was awarded the Tweed Shire's 2020 Young Achiever in Community Service award on Australia…
January 27, 2021

The CCANSW invites your 2021 Rising Star Nominations!

Calling all CCANSW Members…….do you have someone who goes the extra mile? Nominate them now for industry excellence, improvement, dedication or knowledge sharing under the Rising Star Award.Acknowledgement brings its…
January 27, 2021

Deakin University| Preparing to graduate first cemetery practioners

Cemetery and crematoria personnel will appreciate this exciting news for those interested in the professional advancement of the sector.  Australia’s Deakin University is now preparing to graduate the first cohort…
January 21, 2021

Plotbox | The Importance of Digital Mapping in Cemeteries Video now online!

Yesterday, (21st Jan 2021) PlotBox hosted a Webinar in Australia on the Importance of Digital Mapping in Cemeteries. There was a great attendance.  The video from the webinar is now…