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Burial and ashes interment process

How to arrange a burial or ashes interment at Randwick Cemetery

To arrange a coffin burial or ash interment, you need to undertake the following steps:

  1. Call Council on 1300 722 542 or email: to advise Council of your intention to undertake a burial. You will receive advice on the process and when the burial can take place.
  2. Download and complete the Application for Interment (Ashes and Coffin) form PDF, 563.28 KB.  You can request a hard copy by calling Council.

Providing evidence of right to be buried

If the person who owns the "right to burial" is not deceased or has not signed the application for interment, legal evidence will be required to prove the deceased has the right to be buried in the plot or placed in the vault. The plot ownership will need to be transferred if the owner is deceased.

Burials are conducted on weekdays except Monday. A minimum of 3 business days notice is required to arrange a burial.

Fees and charges

If you would like to know the fees and charges relevant to the burial and ashes interment process please refer to Council's current fees and charges.

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