The Conversation says migrant communities keep our cemeteries alive as more Anglo-Australians turn to cremation.In a new collaborative research project taken from survey responses and in-depth interviews with members of different communities, researchers found cemeteries have ongoing significance to Australians, although its meaning and function are changing.
Standards Australia Technical Committee (BD-071) is current;y reviewing AS 4425 (1996) "A Bove Ground Burial Structures.
Chair of Technical Committee BD-071 and member of the CCANSW, Martin Forrester-Reid, has advised that “Technical Committee BD-071 held Meeting #7 on 2 October 2019. Below is a summary of the work undertaken during the meeting:
We are advised of the death of Henry Keizer, the former chairman of the Dutch political party VVD and partner in funeral company De Facultatieve. Henry Keizers died after a short illness last Saturday (12-Oct-2019).