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Waterfall (Garrawarra or Garrawanna) Cemetery, NSW, AU

Waterfall General Cemetery – also known as Garrawarra (or Garrawanna) Cemetery – is located north west of Helensburgh, in the northern-most part of the Wollongong local government area.  This cemetery was used from 1909 to 1949 as a burial site for over 2000 tuberculosis patients from the nearby Waterfall Sanatorium, which operates today as the Garrawarra Centre for Aged Care.

ED: different NSW government and historical sources refer to the site as GARRAWARRA or GARRAWANNA. We are unclear as to which is correct.

Orange Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia

The grounds of the Orange Cemetery in New South Wales are steeped in history, with the oldest surviving headstone dating back to 1854. Delegates attending the CCANSW Conference in Orange on 14-15 Nov 2019 will have an opportunity to visit the site and examine its "Trials and Triumphs";

Ebenezer Church and Cemetery, Hawkesbury, NSW, AU

The Ebenezer Church  is a heritage-listed Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) church and cemetery and former schoolhouse located at 95 Coromandel Road, Ebenezer, City of Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia. It was designed by Andrew Johnston and built from 1809 to 1823. It is now part of the Uniting Church in Australia, having been a Presbyterian church prior to amalgamation. The church was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

Featured Cemetery: El Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón (Colon Cemetery, Havana)

El Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón, was founded in 1876 in the Vedado neighbourhood of Havana, Cuba to replace the Espada Cemetery in the Barrio de San Lázaro.  It is named in honour of  Christopher Columbus. The cemetery is noted for its many elaborately sculpted memorials. It is estimated the cemetery has more than 500 major mausoleums. Before the Espada Cemetery and Colon Cemetery were built, interments took place in crypts at the various churches throughout Havana, for example, at the Havana Cathedral or the Iglesia del Espíritu Santo. There are some 800,000 graves and one million interments recorded.

Karakatta Cemetery, Western Australia

Karrakatta Cemetery is a metropolitan cemetery in the suburb of Karrakatta in Perth, Western Australia. Karrakatta Cemetery first opened for burials in 1899, the first being that of wheelwright Robert Creighton.Managed by the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, the cemetery attracts more than one million visitors each year. Cypress trees located near the main entrance are a hallmark of Karrakatta Cemetery.The cemetery contains a crematorium, and in 1995 Western Australia's first mausoleum opened at the site.

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