Northern Memorial Park

56 Box Forest Road
Victoria 3046
Melways Ref: 17 F2
P: 1300 022 298
Park Map
Burials in the Lonsdale area Merlynston Creek Burials in the Murray area An example of a Granite Plaque on a beam at Northern Memorial Park

Our vision for Northern Memorial Park is for a beautiful cemetery landscape in harmony with its natural surrounds.

Set between Merlynston and Campbellfield Creeks, with lakes and waterways throughout, Northern Memorial Park is home to many varieties of plant and bird life, creating a rare sanctuary for quiet reflection in the busy urban environment.

The main entrance is on Box Forest Road, with access to the new River Red Gum precinct via May Street.

Memorial options

Northern Memorial Park has a wide selection of memorial options available, including:

  • Lawn graves with plaques
  • Lawn graves with headstones
  • Monumental graves
  • Boulder memorials
  • Garden memorials
  • Private mausolea

River Red Gum precinct

The new River Red Gum precinct spans 46 hectares, and is a unique memorial landscape flourishing with native flora and fauna.

We are developing this precinct in stages in accordance with a carefully designed master plan.

Our design encourages community connections to the natural environment, and in the future will have picnic tables and pergolas for the enjoyment of all visitors to the cemetery.

When complete, the memorial park will have a tree-lined avenue, water features and, at its heart, a landscape feature and impressive, architectural memorial wall.

We have also incorporated a substantial habitat zone into the design. The habitat zone will be a green, open space with native trees and shrubs in harmony with the natural features of the area, complementing our precious remnant river red gums.

We have two areas available for burials in the River Red Gum precinct:

  • The Snow Gum monumental area has foundations for monumental memorials

  • The Sugar Gum area has options in natural surrounds for traditional Muslim burials

Nearby parking areas ensure ease of access for all visitors to both burial areas in the River Red Gum precinct.

Have a look at the movie to see our vision for the River Red Gum precinct come to life.

For any enquiries relating to the burial options available in Northern Memorial Park please email us or phone 1300 022 298.

Commemoration Centre and Cafe 

The Commemoration Centre and Cafe is ideal for funeral and memorial services, anniversaries and functions. The centre features two multi-purpose function rooms that can be utilised separately with maximum groups of 80 and 120 respectively, or as one large room for groups of up to 200.

The Commemoration Centre, operated by Celeste Catering, offers a variety of services and packages that can be customised to suit diverse cultural needs. Visitors to the cemetery can also relax and enjoy alfresco dining facilities at the adjoining cafe.

  • 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday – Friday
  • By prior arrangement, Saturday and Sunday

To book a function at the Commemoration Centre, contact Celeste Catering on:

  • Phone (03) 9355 3195
  • Fax (03) 9355 3158
  • Email

Virtual tour

If you’re planning a service, or a visit to Northern Memorial Park, our virtual tour can assist you to locate cemetery facilities. If you’re interested in purchasing a position, you may like to explore the grounds to find the special location that is right you and your family.


Visiting hours

  • 7.30am - 5.30pm
  • 7.30am - 7.30pm (during daylight savings)

Office hours

Please note there is no reception area or office at Northern Memorial Park. Visit the reception at nearby Fawkner Memorial Park for assistance.