Policy Information

  1. The Bunbury Cemetery Board opens the cemetery and crematorium gates at the prescribed times while staff are on site. Gates are closed at other times to minimise risk of damage and illegal activity

  2. The placing of any glass on graves and memorials is not accepted for occupational health and safety and public safety reasons.

  3. Floral Tributes – Deteriorated flowers including artificial tributes will be removed periodically.

  4. Vehicles – Cars, trucks, motorbikes and bicycles are limited to car parks unless Board permission is given to enter the grounds. Pedestrians have the right of way at all times.

Legislation

The Bunbury Cemetery Board is directed by two legislative acts::

  • The Cemeteries Act 1986 (As Amended)
  • The Cremation Act 1929 (As Amended)

For these Acts, the Board is responsible to the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for Health.