Welcome to Woodend Cemetery
On 3 November 1931 an official Burial Register was commenced. The first burial in the lawn section of the Cemetery was in 1975, and in 1978 the Columbarium Wall was completed. Woodend Cemetery is a multi-denominational and non-denominational Cemetery, comprising three monumental sections, two lawn sections, and a beam section for burials. Cremation interments are within the Columbarium Wall and the Memorial Rose Garden.
Fees charged for interments and the purchase of plots are used for the upkeep and maintenance of the Cemetery. The Trust consists of 6 members and the Secretary. The Department of Health appoints members to the Trust. These members udertake their roles on a voluntary basis.
- Reserve a grave plot or cremation niche
- Inter your loved ones’ ashes
- Locate a local monumental mason
- Locate graves of family members and ancestors by searching the Cemetery records (a $30 fee is payable for this service)
The Cemetery is managed by a voluntary Trust, comprised of men and women from the local community (including a Chairman) and a Secretary/Manager. It is not affiliated with the local Council and comes under the auspices of the Victorian Department of Health. The Trust’s sole income is derived from interments (burials and cremated remains) and plot/niche reservations. Interment, plot and memorial permit fees are increased on 1 July each year by the Department of Health.
Please contact the Trust to register your interest as one of our valued volunteers.