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Important COVID-19 information

Looking after the health and safety of our communities.

Thank you

Thank you to each and every cemetery visitor and community member for playing your part in flattening the curve and slowing the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

We're closely monitoring the latest advice from the Department of Health, and doing everything we can to keep you and your families safe.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the availability of our services, and contact the State Government's coronavirus hotline for advice on current restrictions. 

We're here for you

We know this is an extraordinarily difficult time, particularly for those who have lost a loved one during the pandemic. While the situation continues to evolve, we are committed to supporting the individuals, families and communities who need us.

Our cemeteries and memorial parks are open for essential services including funerals and essential appointments. For those who are unable to visit, we are providing contactless flower delivery service.

We have also published a range of resources to help those who may be struggling with grief and loss during this time.

Cafe service

The Fawkner Memorial Park tea rooms are open for table service, based on social distancing restrictions, and will continue their takeaway services for tea, coffee, food and floristry. You may be asked to sign in or register via a QR code on entry.

  • Monday to Friday, 7:30am - 2:00pm

  • Saturday and Sunday, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Current restrictions

  • Fitted face masks are encouraged where social distancing options are not available.

  • Function room and chapel capacities have increased, and can be viewed here.

Funeral capacity 6 December 2020

Please visit the Victorian Government Coronavirus website for the latest information.

Visiting a cemetery

Before visiting one of our sites or attending a funeral, please remember:  

  • Fitted face masks are recommended both indoors and outdoors when social distancing is not an option

  • Practise good hygiene by washing and sanitising your hands regularly 

  • Maintain social distancing of 1.5 metres

  • All visitors attending our chapels, function rooms, or offices will be required to sign in by scanning a QR code using their smart phone camera

  • If visiting an indoor mausolea, you will be asked to sign in via a QR code on your smartphone as a precaution

  • All other visitors (i.e. visiting a grave or gathering outdoors) will not need to sign in unless attending an indoor space.