Frequently asked questions, and answers, about burials, rights of burial and the laws and regulations that affect them.
Lives are commemorated - deaths are recorded - families are reunited -
memories are made tangible - and love is undisguised.
This is a cemetery.
Communities accord respect, families bestow reverence, historians seek
information and our heritage is thereby enriched.
Testimonies of devotion, pride and remembrance are carved in stone to pay
warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life - not death - of a loved one.
The cemetery is homeland for family memorials that are a sustaining source
of comfort to the living.
A cemetery is a history of people - a perpetual record of yesterday and a
sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is
worth loving and remembering - always.
The Freauently Asked Questions and Answers about cremation listed here are specific to New South Wales, Australia, Cremation in New South Wales is subject to the Public Health Regulation (Disposal of Bodies) 2002, under the Public Health Act (NSW). Conditions, laws and regulation pertaining to cremation outside of New South Wales are likely to be different.
In this section we are attempting to provide information about death customs practiced by different communities. The information is presented in good faith, but is not verified unless so stated.
- List of web sites that we know have online burial record search options available
- Visit the Search Engine at the CemeteryDB project
- Many of the CCA NSW members offer on line register searches. Use the members' index on this website to locate the cemetery that might hold the information you are searching for and to see if on line search facilities are available..
- in some cases the CCA NSW members may also be able to help. You can submit an inquiry for the grave or final disposition of someone who has passed aware by clicking here.
Techincal & science related information about cemeteries and crematoriums etc