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Shire Cemeteries

Bega Valley Shire Council manages thirteen cemeteries.  The cemeteries offer numerous options for remembering your loved ones including conventional cemeteries, lawn cemeteries and memorial walls.

We work closely with funeral homes to ensure you are not burdened with too much to think of at this difficult time.

Fees and Charges

Policies and Procedures

General Cemeteries Committee

Family history research
If you are looking to research your family history and need to search the cemetery records for burials within the Bega Valley Shire, please use our Family history research form

Plot reservations and enquiries
Bega Valley Shire Council offers reservation services so you can purchase a ‘Burial Licence’ for your chosen place of rest.  For information regarding reservations and burial options please contact Council’s Hall and Cemeteries Liaison Officer by phoning 6499 2222 or email cemeteries@begavalley.nsw.gov.au.

Burials on Private Land
In order to establish a grave on a private property, consent must be applied for from Council.

For information on each of the cemeteries please use the links below.

 

Fees and Charges

To view all of Council's Annual Fees and Charges please click here.

Burial Licence Fees  
Burial Licence/Plat Reservations (each) $440.00
Transfer Fee - to transfer existing burial licence to different plot in same cemetery (each) $115.00
Burial Fees  
Cemetery Maintenance Fee (per burial) $380.00
After Business Hours Contact for Funeral Bookings - Prorata half hour minimum charge (per hour) $73.00
Plaques and Memorials  
Purchase of Plaque (Including Design) POA
Fixing of plaque $170.00
Purchase of Memorial Headstone/Marker/Rock (Includes Placement) POA
Niche Walls  
Niche Wall (Includes Placement of Ashes) $290.00
Lawn Sections  
Lawn Section - 1st Interment $1,750.00
Lawn Section - 2nd Interment $595.00
Monumental Lawn - 1st Interment ($715.00 contribution to the purchase of headstone) $2,860.00
Monumental Lawn - 2nd Interment (includes placement of ashes) $595.00
Memorial Gardens (Ashes Only - Prices Include Placement of Ashes)  
David Ramsay Memorial Rose Garden - Pambula Only (Includes Harcourt Pillow)  
Single Interment - Plots 1 To 26 $540.00
Double Interment - Plots 1 To 26 - 1st Interment $540.00
Double Interment - Plots 1 To 26 - 2nd Interment $125.00
Exclusive Family Interments - Plots 27 to 30 (up to four interments) $2,980.00
Standard Memorial Garden (includes placement of ashes) $250.00
Lone Pine Memorial Garden (Pambula only) includes Harcourt Pillow $670.00
Additional Fees When Shoring Is Required  
Single Depth Fully Shored $1,060.00
Double Depth Fully Shored $2,400.00
Second Interment of Shored Grave $305.00
Second Interment of Shored Grave when new shoring is needed $1,060.00
Excavation Fees - Children  
Graves For Still born/Infant up to 18 months No Charge
Children’s Graves from 18 Months up to 8 years old (single depth) $730.00
Still born/Infant or Child up to 8 years buried in pocket in base of adult grave - single depth $1,600.00
Still born/Infant or child up uo 8 years buried in pocket in base of adult grave - double depth $1,700.00
Excavation Fees - Other  
Plant Hire for Additional Cemetery Work $110.00
Weekend or Public Holiday, Funeral Surcharge Per Service $600.00
Weekend or Public Holiday, Ashes Internment Per Service $305.00
Oversize Opening Surcharge (In Excess of 720mm x 2100mm) $380.00
Burial of Ashes $170.00
Single Depth $1,600.00
Double Depth $1,700.00
Direct Delivery of a Coffin/Casket to a Cemetery for Immediate Burial (single depth, no monument) with no funeral service or family present POA
Other Charges  
Permit to undertake work POA
Plot Marking Fee (per applications) $250.00
Inspection Fee for Non-Approved Monuments (per inspection) $540.00
Maintenance Fee (for burial licences over 20 years old - payable at time of burial be only applicable to licenses purchased from the 2014/2015 Financial Year and onwards) (Per Licence) $210.00

 

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