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NSW: Dying to Know Day - Rookwood Uncovered (2)

Community Events
2020-08-14 10:30 - 13:30
Rookwood General Cemetery, NSW

Take this unique opportunity to learn more about cemeteries, from history through to operations, as a part of Dying to Know Day 2020.

Rookwood General Cemetery is partnering with The Groundswell Project to host an event focused on starting healthy and insightful conversations around the process of losing a loved one.

  • How does a cemetery work?
  • What should I do if a loved one passes away?
  • Celebrants – opportunities for services without a priest
  • Buddhist meditations – spiritual life after death and grieving
  • Should I plan ahead and pre-purchase a grave?
  • Lifelong connections and services at Rookwood after one’s passing.
  • Mark Bundy, Manager of Operations, Rookwood General Cemetery
  • Diane Luccitti, Director, Elite Funerals
  • Anthony Burke, President, Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants
  • Bhante Akāliko Bhikkhu, Buddhist community representative
  • Dimity d’Arbon, Stakeholder Relationships Manager, Rookwood General Cemetery
Join us in person: Rookwood Cemetery Uncovered will be held in the All Souls, Rookwood Cemetery. Due to space restrictions, event ticketing will be limited to 20, with a first-come, first-served basis. If you need to cancel your booking, please contact us as soon as possible as someone else may be able to take your place.
Participate online: In 2020, Dying to Know Day is bringing events to direct to you, with Dying to Know Day – Home Delivered. This means you can attend the Rookwood Cemetery Uncovered event via livestream.


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