Bega Valley Shire CouncilBega Valley Shire Council

General Cemeteries Committee

Section 355 of the NSW Local Government Act (1993) allows Council to delegate certain functions to a ‘Committee of the Council.’ The Cemetery Advisory Committee is chaired by a Councillor and made up of nine volunteers and a council officer who provides a secretariat function.

The delegated functions of the Cemetery Advisory Committee are to:

  1. Make recommendations to Council on any aspect of cemetery management or operation, including policy, procedures and guidelines
  2. Recommend to Council asset development plans for cemeteries,
  3. Recommend to Council cemetery fees and charges,
  4. Recommend financial allocations to individual cemeteries from Council or other funding sources.

The Cemetery Advisory Committee can be contacted via:

  • Council’s Hall’s and Cemeteries Officers via phone (02) 6499 2222
  • By email
  • By mail PO Box 492, Bega, NSW, 2550.

Full details on the function and operation of the Cemetery Advisory Committee can be found in the Bega Valley Shire Council Cemeteries Guidelines and Operations Manual.

Meeting Schedule


  • 16 August 2016 -
  • 14 June 2016 -
  • 16 February 2016 - Agenda


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