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November 15, 2018

Unmarked graves discovered at Albion Park cemetery.

Shellharbour City Council staff has come across an unexpected find at Albion Park cemetery. Ground-penetrating radar showed 17 unmarked graves that have not been identified in current council records.
November 14, 2018

Everlon supplies contemporary landscape artwork and meaningful memorialisation

Everlon was recently commissioned by the UTS and Rookwood General Cemetery Reserve Trust to design and supply contemporary landscape artwork and meaningful memorialisation for the recognition of persons who have…
November 14, 2018

CCANSW Trade Exhibition 2019: Expressions of interest now open

The Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW) is holding its biennial Trade Exhibition on 16 & 17 May 2019 at Novotel Sydney Parramatta.  The Novotel Sydney Parramatta will host…
November 14, 2018

Kaan Architecten’s Belgian crematorium encourages introspection

Crematoria have complex logistics that often determine their design. This newly completed crematorium, on a 5476sq m plot on the outskirts of Aalst in Belgium, feels holistic and soothing thanks…
November 12, 2018

The Midnight Orange Sulptures

Seen online: The baby loss memorial statue of mother, father and angel baby is a handmade clay sculpture which gives a tangible family portrait.
November 12, 2018

Tweet highlights from last week

Here's a couplle of tweets and re-tweets you might have missed last week
November 12, 2018

Pushing up trees: is natural burial the answer to crowded cemeteries?

A long read at The Guardian about the problem of space in cemeteries, particularly in our cities, is forcing a rethink of the way we bury our dead. Read it…
November 09, 2018

Ground penetrating radar mapping of Kangaroo Island pioneer cemetery

The KI Islander explains the Kangaroo Island Pioneers Association  has received a grant to undertake ground penetrating radar mapping of the Pioneer Historical Cemetery at Reeves Point. The mapping will…
November 09, 2018

Chief Executive Officer, Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW

The Department of Industry - Lands and Water Division is looking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to its Cemeteries & Crematoria section. Cemeteries and Crematoria NSW (CCNSW) has oversight…
November 09, 2018

Cemeteries and Crematoria Amendment Regulation 2018 Report Tabled

Advice has been received from the NSW Government Legislative Council's Regulation Committee has tabled its "Cemeteries and Crematoria Amendment Regulation 2018" report.  The report was tabled with the Clerk of…
November 09, 2018

Mark Your Diary - CCANSW 2019 Conference and Trade Exhibition

The Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW) will hold their next Conference and biennial Trade Exhibition on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 May 2019.
November 08, 2018

Fawkner Cemetery trust announces plans to branching out another 45ha

Fawkner Cemetery trust announces plans to branching out another 45ha. Creating a modern cemetery fit for 50,000 people requires some branching out. The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust has designed a…
November 08, 2018

New community park for Melbourne's south west - stunning views of Kororoit Creek

The Victorian Government’s provision of $450,000 in grant funding for environmental works on vacant cemetery land at Altona will fast track the opening of a memorial parkland and nature reserve…
November 08, 2018

Everlon's In House Design Team now numbers 50

Our Everlon in house design team has grown to over 50 staff, with design offices located in Sydney and Shanghai,
November 07, 2018


  The Cemeteries and Crematoria Association NSW (CCANSW) has partnered with Footprint Training to provide a Cemetery Safety training program for cemetery operators and staff. This course is part of…
November 07, 2018


There are tangible benefits for cemetery and crematoria operators in becoming a member of Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW). Members can more than save their subscription each year,…
November 07, 2018

Everlon's Telegraph Park project, Euroa

Everlon and the Strathbogie Shire have partnered to create Telegraph Park at Euroa in Victoria to remember all known WWI ADF Service personnel.
November 07, 2018

A book of memorial verses by Dorothy Kelly

Poet Dorothy Kelly is the author of  'Memorial Verses.',  a book specifically written as expressions of love, sorrow & grief at the loss of a loved one. 
November 07, 2018

CCANSW Schedules Next Cemetery Safety Course

Due to popular demand the CCANSW is pleased to announce another Cemetery Safety course. It'll be held at Rookwood on 27 – 28 November 2018. Members may qualify for free…

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