Cemeteries in Melbourne, Victoria – Updated List 2020

Thinking about the cemetery for your loved one is difficult. Not only do you have to consider which cemetery is ideal based on its location, features and services, but you must make sure that your loved one would be happy with your choice. Going through the process can be a sad time in your life but stay reassured that your loved one will be happy with whichever place you choose that is in accordance with their wishes.

Melbourne, Victoria has many cemeteries to choose from. Some have no features, and some have many features. Before you make your decision, remember to consider the wishes of your loved one, the views of family members, the experience that friends have had and customer feedback provided online or in-person. Consulting widely will you make an informed decision that will give you peace of mind that you have done the right thing by your loved one.

Whether you have time to plan or very little time to make an informed decision, your choice will be respected. Sometimes, the decision needs to be made in a rush given the unexpected passing of a loved one. These circumstances are unavoidable, and it is important that you remain strong and positive during the process to avoid it having a negative effect on your health.

To help you make your choice when the time comes, here is a guide of all the cemeteries in Melbourne, Victoria along with key highlights and features.

  1. Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville

The Melbourne General Cemetery is located in the heart of Melbourne City. Its central location offers a home for your loved one that will be accessible to all. Features include limited plots for sale, a mausoleum, wall niche and rose garden, along with additional services available through other cemeteries.

  1. Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale

This large and popular cemetery is located in the south-east region of Melbourne. A fully equipped cemetery with facilities and amenities, the cemetery has plots for sale, a crematorium, a mausoleum, wall niche, rose garden, chapels, cafes, florists, function centres and a zone customised in accordance with Feng Shui principles.

  1. Bunurong Memorial Park, Dandenong South

Like the Springvale Botanical Cemetery, the Bunurong Memorial Park is fully equipped. The cemetery has plots for sale, a crematorium, a mausoleum, wall niche, rose garden, chapels, cafes, florists, and function centre.

  1. Brighton General Cemetery, Caulfield South

Located close to the city, this cemetery offers popular services including plots for sale, a mausoleum, wall niche, and rose garden. Additional services can be arranged through other cemeteries for those wanting a complete service.

  1. Dandenong Community Cemetery, Dandenong

Located in the south east of Melbourne, this cemetery offers limited services including plots for sale and rose garden. Additional services can be arranged through other cemeteries for those wanting a complete service.

  1. Cheltenham Memorial Park, Cheltenham

Located towards the south of Melbourne, this cemetery offers popular services including plots for sale, a mausoleum, wall niche, and rose garden. Additional services can be arranged through other cemeteries for those wanting a complete service.

  1. Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery, Cheltenham

Located towards the south of Melbourne, this cemetery offers limited services including plots for sale and rose garden. Additional services can be arranged through other cemeteries for those wanting a complete service.

  1. Burwood Cemetery, Burwood

The Burwood Cemetery only has plots for sale for cremation purposes. Otherwise, there are no other facilities or amenities other than a maintained garden.

  1. Emerald Cemetery, Avonsleigh

Located east of Melbourne, the Emerald Cemetery has limited services including plots for sale and rose garden. Additional services can be arranged through other cemeteries for those wanting a complete service.

  1. Lilydale Memorial Park, Lilydale

The Lilydale Memorial Park features plots for sale, a crematorium, a mausoleum and rose garden. There is also the Federation Chapel and a function room.

  1. Healesville Cemetery, Healesville

The Healesville Cemetery only has plots for sale. Otherwise, there are no other facilities or amenities other than a maintained garden.

  1. Yarra Glen Cemetery, Yarra Glen

The Yarra Glen Cemetery only has plots for sale. Otherwise, there are no other facilities or amenities other than a maintained garden.

  1. Andersons Creek Cemetery, Warrandyte

The Andersons Creek Cemetery has limited amenities and facilities including a wall niche and rose garden.

  1. Preston Cemetery, Bundoora

The Preston Cemetery has limited amenities and facilities including a mausoleum, wall niche and rose garden.

  1. Templestowe Cemetery, Templestowe

The Templestowe Cemetery has features including plots for sale for cremation purposes only, a wall niche, rose garden, Templestowe Chapel, and lounge. Cremations can take place at the Lilydale Memorial Park.

  1. Fawkner Memorial Park, Fawkner

This large and popular cemetery is located in the inner-north region of Melbourne. A fully equipped cemetery with facilities and amenities, the cemetery has plots for sale, a crematorium, a mausoleum, wall niche, rose garden, chapels, function centre, and historic tea rooms.

  1. Altona Memorial Park, Altona North

This cemetery located in Melbourne’s south-west features plots for sale, a crematorium, a wall niche, rose garden, chapels, and function room.

  1. Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown

The Williamstown Cemetery has plots for sale, a mausoleum and rose garden.

  1. Truganina Cemetery, Truganina

The Truganina Cemetery only has plots for sale. Otherwise, there are no other facilities or amenities other than a maintained garden.

  1. Werribee Cemetery, Werribee

The Werribee Cemetery only has plots for sale. Otherwise, there are no other facilities or amenities other than a maintained garden.

  1. Keilor Cemetery, Keilor East

The Keilor Cemetery only has plots for sale by registration. Otherwise, there are no other facilities or amenities other than a maintained garden.

At Fixed Price Cremations, we understand that grief can make decision making seem more difficult than it should be. That’s why we are keeping things as simple as possible. We offer our standard unattended cremation service in Melbourne for a fixed low price of $1,695 (incl. GST). For further information, contact us on 1300 272 797.

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