Canberra’s Public Cemeteries and Crematorium

Canberra’s public cemeteries and crematorium are administered by the Cemeteries and Crematoria Authority, an independent, self-funded statutory authority, which reports to the ACT Government through the Minister for City Services. The cemeteries are planned and managed to meet community needs.

Gungahlin Cemetery

The Gungahlin Cemetery was opened in 1979 and is extensively landscaped. A large lake and many bird species help create a tranquil and peaceful environment.

Hall Cemetery

Hall Cemetery is a small rural cemetery, mainly for the long time residents of the Hall Region. It is divided into religious denominations.

Woden Cemetery

The Woden Cemetery was opened in 1936. This formally planned cemetery features many stately mature trees and offers lawn and monumental burial sites in different religious and general areas.


Online Grave Search

Canberra Memorial Parks allows for an online search of the name and surname of deceased persons who are buried, interred or memorialised at Canberra Memorial Parks. This data is available through the ACT Government Open Data portal.

Last updated: July 16, 2021


News and Events

  • Michelle Dariol to run ACT’s first publicly-owned crematorium
    JUNE 12 2021 – Megan Doherty for The Canberra Times. This article is an excerpt from a story originally published in the Canberra Times. Read the full article on the Canberra Times Website: canberratimes.com.au/story/7292827/looking-after-the-community-why-michelle-wanted-to-run-the-acts-crematorium/ It looks like a home, but it is actually the ACT’s first publicly-owned crematorium. And the young woman in charge is … Continued
  • Online Grave Search
    Canberra Memorial Park allows for an online search of the name and surname of deceased persons who are buried, interred or memorialised at Canberra Memorial Parks. This data is available through the ACT Government Open Data portal – dataACT. Visit data.act.gov.au/People-and-Society/Canberra-Memorial-Parks/fpmx-xbzt/data The dataset includes the name and surname of deceased persons who are buried, interred … Continued
  • New crematorium at Gungahlin cemetery now operational
    A new publicly run crematorium is now operational at the Gungahlin cemetery. The cremator was sourced from Austeng, an engineering firm that specialises in building crematorium equipment in Australia. The cremator is a bariatric model which is able to accommodate oversize, larger and heavier coffins. It has been constructed in the central precinct of the cemetery … Continued

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Burial Schedule

This information is updated daily. Please note that private funerals are not displayed.

SURNAMEFIRST NAMETIMEDATEFUNERAL DIRECTORCEMETERYAREAGRAVESIDE
SERVICE
PatonCathryn12.30 pmThursday 5 August 2021Toscan Dinn FuneralsWodenPortion 9
Catholic Lawn
ParsonsSally1.30 pmThursday 5 August 2021Simplicity FuneralsGungahlinPortion 23
Natural Burial
Yes
CalvoVince12.00 pmFriday 6 August 2021Tobin Brothers FuneralsGungahlinPortion 1
Plaque Beam
ReavleyFrances12.00 pmFriday 6 August 2021White Lady FuneralsWodenPortion 3
Anglican Headstone
JosifovskiMilan12.15 pmFriday 6 August 2021Grantley Perry & Sons FuneralsGungahlinPortion 22
Monumental Lawn
Private Burial2.30 pmFriday 6 August 2021Grantley Perry & SonsGungahlinPortion 22
Monumental Lawn
Yes
Private Burial11.00 amMonday 9 August 2021Grantley Perry & Sons FuneralsWodenPortion 1
Catholic Lawn
Yes
D’AmbrosioPalma11.30 amMonday 9 August 2021White Lady FuneralsWodenChrist the Redeemer
Mausoleum
McManusZelma1.30 pmMonday 9 August 2021M H O’Rourke FuneralsWodenPortion 2
Catholic Lawn
Yes
MajeticZdrabko12.30 pmTuesday 10 August 2021Toscan Dinn FuneralsGungahlinTBA
PipitoneShirley2.30 pmTuesday 10 August 2021William Cole FuneralsGungahlinPortion 23
Natural Burial
Yes
CrossDavid2.30 pmTuesday 17 August 2021Tobin Brothers FuneralsGungahlinPortion 24
Orthodox Headstone